Calendar

Dec
14
Sat
Cornish Country Houses @ Fowey Parish Rooms
Dec 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Talk:Cornish country houses’

by Paul Holden

This talk will take us through the history and development of the Cornish house from the medieval period to the modern day as well as the architects and patrons who designed and built them

Jan
11
Sat
The Spider in the Web – Elizabeth Andrew Warren 1786 – 1864 @ Whitecross Village Hall
Jan 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Talk: ‘The spider in the web – Elizabeth Andrew Warren 1786-1864’

by Guy English

Guy will share his research on Elizabeth Warren of Flushing, a noted botanist and algologist, and the significance of Falmouth in the import of plants now in Cornish great gardens.

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.