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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. 



14th Century Cornwall with a Focus on Fowey. A presentation by Dr Sam Drake. CANCELLED

14th Century Cornwall with a Focus on Fowey. A presentation by Dr Sam Drake. CANCELLED

Date/Time: Saturday 13 November at 19.00. CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS OF SPEAKER

Venue: Delivered via Zoom. Talk starts at 19.00

Cost: £5 per screen for FHHS members, £8 for non members. FOR REFUND CONTACT ANDREW GARDNER

Contact: Andrew Gardner 07769 977116 or andrew@gardner.be Or via Ticket Taylor https://buytickets.at/foweyharbourheritagesociety

14th Century Cornwall with a Focus on Fowey.
Zoom talk by Dr Sam Drake.

Sam is an expert on 14th century Cornwall, when Fowey was a major port in the Southwest and the most important one in Cornwall. It was a time of pirates, the Fowey Gallants and more. The talk will be followed by a Q & A session chaired by Dr Helen Doe.

The Vikings in the Southwest - Zoom talk by Derek Gore

The Vikings in the Southwest - Zoom talk by Derek Gore

Date/Time: Saturday 11 December. Talk starts 7pm

Venue: Zoom

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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