Calendar

Feb
15
Sat
Fruit Schooners @ Fowey Town Hall
Feb 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Talk: Fruit Schooners’

by Roger Barrett

Entrusted with cargoes of perishable fruit the clipper fruit schooners of the nineteenth century were the ocean racing yachts of the day. This talk shows how, in the later days of the trade, Fowey established a reputation for producing fast fruit schooners such as the Jane Slade and Silver Spray.

Mar
14
Sat
John Opie – the Cornish Wonder @ Fowey Community Centre
Mar 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Talk: ‘John Opie, the Cornish Wonder’

by Viv Hendra

The story of the rise to fame of this nineteenth century Cornish historical and portrait painter.