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Fowey Harbour Heritage Society
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Talks

From July to April each year the Society arranges a series of talks  held in Fowey, Bodinnick and Polruan. These are open to all and Members have reduced price entry.

If  meetings are  not possible due to restrictions,  talks will be held online.  

To join, or to renew your Membership for 2021/22, please contact Kath Pearce on  07977 572268 or email FHHSociety@gmail.com

The programme of talks for 2021/22 is as follows;

Friday 3rd September Fowey Town Hall. "A History of Cornish Gigs" by Anne Curnow Care.  POSTPONED DUE TO COVID

Saturday 16th October Whitecross Village Hall. "Breaking the Mould, the South West Suffragettes" by Pamela Vass.

Saturday 13th November via Zoom. "14th Century Cornwall, the Rise of Fowey" by Dr Sam Drake.

Saturday 11th December via Zoom. "The Vikings in the South West" by Dr Derek Gore.

Saturday 22nd January via Zoom. "Cornish Church Benchends" by Dr Todd Gray MBE. 

Saturday 19th February via Zoom. "Nelson's Forgotten Surgeon: Dr George Magrath" by Barbie Thompson.

Saturday 19th March Fowey Church.  "The Cornish Miners" by Ken Johns.

Saturday 23rd April Whitecross Village Hall. "Surnames of the Fowey Valley" by Dr Bernard Deacon. 



Breaking the Mould:The Southwest Suffragettes. A talk by Pamela Vass

Breaking the Mould:The Southwest Suffragettes. A talk by Pamela Vass

Date/Time: Saturday 16 October 2021. Starts at 2.30, doors open from 2.00.

Venue: Whitecross Village Hall, Bodinnick.

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

Contact: via TicketTailor https://buytickets.at/foweyharbourheritagesociety/575726 or via Hon Sec, Kath Pearce on 07977572268

A fascinating story of the fight for the vote in the southwest - the tale of West Country women prepared to protest publicly, join mass rallies and go on hunger strike.
Pamela is a writer of fiction and non fiction and lives in Looe.

In view of possible restrictions admittance will be ticketed at the door.


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