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.

British Film Institute, Southbank – Preview of “BAIT” in the starring role, Kernow King, Ed Rowe. @ British Film Institute
Jul 15 @ 8:40 pm – 10:00 pm

This is the preview of “BAIT” – A tale of a Cornish fisherman at odds with gentrification, and his own family, stunningly shot on black and white 16mm.

Tickets are available and there is a Q & A session with director, Mark Jenkin.

Come and support the Kernow King, Ed Rowe, in his starring role.


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 !

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.