Spotlight on National Explosives Factory, Hayle

Heroes of Hayle, our events exploring Hayle’s World War One heritage, started on Thursday 14 June 2018 with a talk by local historian Peter Channon on the National Explosives Factory, Hayle.  It was followed by a walk around the factory site on Upton Towans on Wednesday 27 June 7pm. Both the talk and the walk were […]

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25th Field Ambulance equipment

The 25th Field Ambulance in World War One is central to many of the stories in Heart of Conflict, our project looking at Cornwall during World War One. Many miners from Dolcoath in the Camborne Redruth area went straight out to the Front in 1914. They were led by a Cornish doctor, William Blackwood, and […]

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