Diary 2020/2021

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.

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 !!

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 !



Funeral Arrangements for Miss Mary Watters @ Weston Mill Crematorium
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The London Cornish Association are very sad to hear the news of Mary’s passing. She was a stalwart member and attended most events around the country.   A true Cornish maid.

At present we have no other information.

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 !!

Pre-Christmas Lunch and Visit to Sir John Soane’s Museum – Saturday 23rd November 2019 @ Penderel's Oak
Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm

Come along and enjoy an informal pleasant Pre-Christmas lunch and bit o’chat with like minded Cornish folk followed by, if wished, a visit to Sir John Soane’s Museum. The Museum is located just a few minutes walk away at 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A 3BP.

The nearest Tube Stations are Holborn or Chancery Lane.

Please let us know if you will be attending lunch and/or Museum visit as we need to book tables at the pub and organise timed tickets at the Sir John Soane Museum. (Carol Goodwin – chynoweth@hotmail.co.uk)

Look forward to seeing you on 23rd November !

Kneehigh’s Ubu! – Kneehigh from 4th December to 21st December 2019 @ Shoreditch Town Hall
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 29 @ 10:00 pm

The show simmers delicately on the edge of chaos. This is Kneehigh going back to their roots as exuberant physical performers and it is both joyous and immensely skilful.


Barnes Rugby Football Club vs Redruth Rugby Football Club – Saturday 4th January 2020 @ Barnes Rugby Club
Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Rugby National League 2 South

Barnes RFC versus Redruth RFC

Saturday 4th January 2020 at 14.00 hours

Venue: Barnes Rugby Club, Queen Elizabeth Walk, London SW13 0DG

Come along to cheer on REDRUTH  RFC !

The more the merrier !!

New Year’s Lunch – Saturday 11th January 2020 @ Penderel's Oak
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Please come and join us at our usual watering hole at Penderel’s Oak, Holborn to start the year off with good company and perhaps just a drink or two !!

Please let Carol Goodwin know if you wish to attend so we can book tables on e-mail : chynoweth@hotmail.co.uk or 0208 303 9054

Wreckers In The City gathering on Wednesday, 5th February 2020 from 6.30 pm @ The Sun Tavern
Feb 5 @ 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 !

St Piran’s Day Celebration to be held on Saturday 29th February 2020 @ The Atrium, The Imperial Hotel
Feb 29 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

St Piran’s Day Celebration

Saturday 29th February 2020

Please come along to celebrate our Saint’s Day! 


134th Anniversary Dining Event – Luncheon at The Imperial Hotel, 61-66 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5BB ON 21st MARCH 2020 @ The Imperial Hotel
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

134th Anniversary Dining Event -Luncheon at The Imperial Hotel, 61-66 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB in the Tudor Room.   12pm for 1pm

We are continuing the Annual Dining Event Luncheon in 2020, in response to requests from several members who find it challenging to be out late at night and would prefer a lunchtime gathering.

The Hotel is situated overlooking Russell Square. From Russell Square Tube Station, turn left onto Russell Square and Hotel approx. 150 yards on the left. The main reception is through an archway to a courtyard. Also there is a car park in this area.
Russell Square Underground Station is a 2 minute walk away.

Cost per person :  £29.00

Menu as follows:-

Starter:        Mushroom Soup
Mains:         Roast Loin of Pork with Sage, Onion & Apple Sauce
Dessert:      Profiteroles and Chocolate Sauce

The Annual Dining Event Luncheon Invitation Form will be included in the Winter 2019 Newsletter and also on this Website.

Please come and join us in an informal and pleasant venue.




Family History Day(incorporating the AGM and Trelawny Lecture) 18th April 2020 @ Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

We are delighted to have for our Trelawny Lecture:

Sue Appleby whose Talk is entitled “The Cornish in the Caribbean“.

During the lunch break, the Annual General Meeting for members will take place.

We have much pleasure in announcing that Catherine Mead, OBE, DL, Director of Lynher Dairies will speak in the Afternoon Session on “Lynher Dairies and its History” .

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].