Extra history at Trevithick Day this year

It was a blustery day but spirits were high at the Donald Thomas Centre, Camborne, where we staged part of our exhibition Playing For Camborne at Trevithick Day on Saturday. Trevithick Day is when the town celebrates its heritage – lots of fun and lots of people.Alison Pooley looked amazing in a World War One […]

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Camborne seeks out its World War One heroes this Trevithick Day

Trevithick Day (27 April 2019) in Camborne will have an extra layer of history this year as the town searches for the descendants of a group of miners from Dolcoath who joined up in 1914 and served throughout World War One. The descendants of some of these men still live locally and are keen to […]

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PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE opening – photogallery

Many thanks to Aidan Botha, of Heartlands, Pool, for this wonderful selection of photographs from the opening of our exhibition PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE: MUSIC AND RUGBY IN WORLD WAR ONE, which was on display from 11 October to 6 November 2018 at Heartlands.

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International Food Day in Hammersmith

A great day yesterday (Tuesday 26 February 2019) at the Elders’ Club at the Masbro Centre, Hammersmith.  People brought in their traditional dishes and talked about the background to the recipes. So many were taught them by their mothers – from the Caribbean to Bangladesh and southern India. We’re hoping to put together a book […]

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Keeping up links with Estaires

It was lovely to be back in Estaires, northern France, last week (7 February 2019) – even briefly –  and see our friends from the College du Sacre Coeur, the local history society and the Town Hall.  We’ve been working with Estaires to mark the centenary of the end of World War One for nearly […]

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