Diary 2019/2020

Find out about our past events in our newsletters and keep up with our news on our news page.

To book an event, please contact us.

LCA Lunch at Richmond followed by Afternoon with LC Pilot Gig on Saturday,13th July 2019 @ Slug & Lettuce Restaurant
Jul 13 @ 12:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Come and join us for a lovely afternoon in Richmond !

Lunch at 12.15 pm at the Slug & Lettuce Restaurant, followed from 2.30 pm at the LC Pilot Gig Assn. Clubhouse a few yards away.

More food, Cornish of course, and drinks at the Clubhouse amongst St Piran’s flags and Gigs.

We will need to know numbers of attendees, so please let Carol Goodwin know on either 0208 303 9054 or 07889 178891 – e-mail : chynoweth@hotmail.co.uk.

Look forward to seeing you on (hopefully!) a lovely sunny and warm 13th July….

LCA Lunch at Penderel’s Oak, Holborn followed by Rosyer Lecture on Saturday 20th July 2019 at City Lit. @ Penderel's Oak Pub
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The LCA will meet for lunch at the Penderel’s Oak Pub, High Holborn, at 12.00pm on Saturday 20th July 2019.
After lunch, the Rosyer Lecture, will be held at the City Lit in Room 106,1-10 Keeley Street, WC2B 4BA (020 7831 7831) – 2.30pm for 3.00pm – which is an 8 minute walk (just under 700 yards) from Penderel’s Oak. Admission is free of charge.

The Lecturer : Dr John Pring

Subject: ” Humphry Davy and the Blue Gas”

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.

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, if possible, the Rosyer Lecture.

Contact Carol Goodwin to book your place on Tel.No.  0208 303 9054 or email: chynoweth@hotmail.co.uk

London Cornish Pilot Gig Club vs London Cornish Rugby Football Club – Saturday 3rd August 2019 @ London Cornish Pilot Gig Clubhouse
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This is the first time the two London Cornish clubs have come together for a social occasion.  During Saturday afternoon, members of the LCRFC will be taking to the river for their first experience of gig rowing.  After some careful coaching, crew members will then be chosen to race against a crack team from LCPGC.    Following the racing there will be a social get-together with drinks, pasties and music.

It will be a great “fun” afternoon so come along !

Canvas & Rum – NorthSouth Theatre – From Tuesday 13th August to Friday 16th August 2019 @ Lady Daphne
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm

NorthSouth Theatre

Canvas & Rum

On the “Daphne” , moored at St Katherine Docks, London from Tuesday 13th August through to Friday 16th August 2019

This is a Cornwall based Theatre Company producing entertaining, thought -provoking and high quality theatre – now touring the country.

More information from their website:


London Scottish RFC versus Cornish Pirates RFC – Saturday 21st September 2019 @ The Athletic Ground
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rugby Championship Cup Match

London Scottish RFC versus Cornish Pirates RFC

Saturday 21st September 2019 at 15.00 hrs

Venue: The Athletic Ground, Twickenham Road, Richmond, TW9 2SF

Come along to cheer on the Cornish Pirates RFC !

The more the merrier !!

Wreckers In The City gathering on Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 from 6.30 pm @ The Sun Tavern
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

 Wreckers in the City meet on the first Wednesday of each month from 6.30 pm in the Sun Tavern, 66 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9JD.

Join them for a great evening with like-minded Cornish Folk !

Family History Day – Saturday 5th October 2019 @ Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

We are delighted to welcome Ms Kathy Chater to the second of our Family History Days of the year.

Kathy’s Talk will be “Turning your Tree into a Tale – Writing up Family History” and will commence at 10.45 am.

After the lunch break of Cornish Pasties, Saffron Cake (sent up from Cornwall!) and Tea/Coffee, the Afternoon Session will commence at 2.00 pm.   

For the Afternoon Session, we are also delighted to welcome back Dr Colin Chapman.
His Talk is entitled “Was your Ancestor a Criminal ?”

Please come along to what will be a most interesting and informative (and friendly) Day.

Fisherman’s Friends Concert in London – Friday 11th October 2019 @ Barbican Centre
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

The Fisherman’s Friends are coming to London !    Away from The Platt in Port Isaac…

On Friday 11th October 2019 they will be performing at the Barbican Centre.

Sea Shanties galore !



London Scottish RFC vs Cornish Pirates RFC on Friday 15th November 2019 @ The Athletic Ground
Nov 15 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Rugby Championship League Match

If you want to cheer on the Cornish Pirates, then go to The Athletic Ground, Twickenham Road, Richmond,  TW9 2SF on Friday 15th November 2019 at 19.45 hrs.

Enjoy the Match!   Come on the Cornish Pirates !!