Diary 2017/2018

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Midsummer Lunch – Saturday 1st July 2017 @ The Waterman's Arms
Jul 1 @ 12:15 pm

Midsummer Lunch – Saturday July 1st

We are pleased to announce that our Midsummer Lunch will be held at The Waterman’s Arms, Richmond, Surrey.
Time: 12.15 pm

Getting there: The nearest tube station is Richmond on the District Line.  From Richmond to the riverside area takes about 13 minutes to walk.  If you are coming from further afield, there are other options via Waterloo, Vauxhall and the Overground.

There are benches and lots of grass if you want to just relax afterwards.

As this is a Saturday in summer, Richmond is likely to be busy – so we will need to book.  If you are thinking of coming, please contact Liz Broekmann below:

Contact: Liz Broekmann on 0203 638 6817.

Later in the afternoon, there is to be a get-together at the Richmond Rowing Club/London Cornish Pilot Gig Club boathouse to which we are invited.

Looking forward to a very enjoyable day in Richmond….Fingers crossed for a good sunny day!


LCA Lunch at Penderel’s Oak, Holborn followed by Rosyer Lecture at City Lit. @ Penderel's Oak Pub
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The LCA will meet for lunch at the Penderel’s Oak Pub, High Holborn, at 12.00pm on Saturday 15th July 2017.
After lunch we will attend the Rosyer Lecture, 2.30 pm for 3.00pm. held at the City Lit in 1-10 Keeley Street (020 7831 7831) – which is an 8 minute walk (just under 700 yards) from Penderel’s Oak. Admission is free of charge.

The Lecturer : Kate Neald
(For more details watch this website)

Subject: “Music”, – Title “A Cousin Jack’s Christmas” “Cornish Carols in Australia and South Carolina”.

Rosyer is the bardic name of one of the former members of the City Lit., Cornish Society and a lecture is given every year in his memory.

No need to book for either but it would help to know numbers attending so that we can book tables at Penderel’s Oak, and to advise our member at City Lit. Hilary Paddon.

Do come and enjoy Lunch and the Rosyer Lecture.

Contact Dr Francis Dunstan to book your place on Tel.No.  01494 531703 or email: LCA@francisdunstan.plus.com

Family History Day – 14th October 2017 @ Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

We are delighted to welcome to our Family History Day:

Mrs Elaine Henderson whose Talk will be “Harassment from Heaven: Wills and Probate in two Cornish parishes c1750-1850”.

Based on the recent work by volunteer researchers for the Victoria County History Trust of Cornwall, the talk looks in detail at the wills of residents of two very different parishes: the rural St Stephen-in-Brannel and the prosperous town of Launceston.

and Mr John Jolliff our afternoon Speaker whose Talk will be “Cornwall’s Secret Army”.

Please come along to enjoy a truly interesting and informative day in friendly company!

Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
235 Shaftesbury Avenue
London WC2H 8EP

020 7240 0544 (only for urgent messages on the Day)

Getting there: The nearest tube stations are Holborn and Tottenham Court Road.

Fee: £15 for members (including LCA-affiliated societies and Cornwall Family History Society) and £20 for non members.

This fee includes a pasty and saffron cake lunch and a cream tea. Vegetarian pasties can be provided if ordered in advance.

Contact: Gill Penny [g.n.penny@btinternet.com] OR Carol Goodwin [chynoweth@hotmail.co.uk].