View of Estaires

A visit to Estaires

We were so pleased to visit Estaires, France in March to talk to Pascale Algoet, the deputy mayor, and Regine Henneon of the town’s historical society.  As part of our work on the centenary of World War One, we’re working with Camborne Youth Band on an extraordinary trip planned for later in the year to […]

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Camborne Rugby Club

Icy conditions but the Band plays on

It was (literally) freezing on 17 March at Camborne Rugby ground – snow started to fall half way through the match against Ding Crusaders. But Camborne Youth Band played before and during the match – raising money for their August trip to the Menin Gate. There was a collection at half time…. It’s a great […]

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Camborne Youth Band auction

Camborne Youth Band raises funds at auction

A fantastic auction last Saturday night at the St Michael’s Mount Inn, Barriper, Cornwall, in aid of Camborne Youth Band. Ralph and Tina Williams, whose son Corey is in the band, assembled a real treasure trove of items to bid for – and raised £1,200, a really great result. It was such a fun evening […]

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Camborne Youth Band (1)

Camborne Youth Band to Menin Gate: BBC interview

Great to go to BBC Radio Cornwall for an interview with Ralph Williams on Debbie McCrory’s afternoon show.  Click on the link above to listen….We’re working with Camborne Youth Band in the next stage of our project Heart of Conflict, looking at people’s memories of World War One in Cornwall 100 years on from the conflict. All sorts of […]

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Heart of Conflict

A World War One rugby match recreated

Our project Heart of Conflict is looking at World War One in Cornwall during the centenary years of the conflict. BBC Cornwall’s Hannah Stacey created a wonderful feature around the story of the three rubgy matches at the Front played in 1915 after Camborne Rugby Club sent out a ball to local men who had […]

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Menin Gate

Appeal on Radio Cornwall for Camborne Youth Band’s Menin Gate trip

We’re currently working with Camborne Youth Band on a trip to France and Belgium this August as part of Heart of Conflict.  At the moment, everyone is raising funds to make sure that all the players will be able to go. Ralph Williams of Barriper, father of Corey Williams who plays in Camborne Youth Band, […]

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