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Fowey Harbour Heritage Society
Shiplew Point

Fowey Harbour Heritage Society

Fowey harbour, which includes the communities of Fowey, Bodinnick and Polruan, has been a significant international trading port since the medieval period and is still a working port today, exporting china clay. Our aim is to encourage you to explore the area and find out more about the places and people that have contributed to its heritage.

Fowey Harbour Heritage Society

Promoting the heritage of the Fowey harbour area

The Society introduces you to the rich and varied history of Fowey harbour and what you can see today by:

  • Organising talks
  • Publishing an annual journal
  • Presenting our annual heritage awards
  • Providing heritage grants to local organisations
  • Promoting guided walks
  • Working with other societies on heritage projects

TALK CANCELLATION

We are sorry to announce that the talk scheduled for 13 November, "14th Century Cornwall wit a Focus on Fowey" has had to be cancelled because of the illness of the speaker.
A ticket refund or transfer can be obtained by contacting Andrew Gardner

The previously cancelled talk on the History of Gigs is now scheduled for Friday 4 March. More details to follow.

9/11/2022

Facebook.

The Fowey Harbour Heritage Society now has its own Facebook page where you can keep up to date with news and events

Fowey Harbour Heritage Society

1/5/2021

Illustration for The Vikings in the Southwest - Zoom talk by Derek Gore talk

The Vikings in the Southwest - Zoom talk by Derek Gore

Zoom

Saturday 11 December. Talk starts 7pm

Cost: £5 per screen for FHHS members, £8 for non members.

Contact: https://buytickets.at/foweyharbourheritagesociety/545821 or via treasurer Andrew Gardner 07769977116 or Andrew@gardner.be

The Vikings in the South West
Zoom talk by Derek Gore

Did Scandinavians settle in Cornwall? What was their activity on land and sea in the area? Derek, a retired lecturer from University of Exeter, will look at the evidence for the South West and will focus on Cornwall from the ninth to the eleventh centuries.


›› Download details of the talk on The Vikings in the Southwest - Zoom talk by Derek Gore (pdf)

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