From the Trevithick Society East Cornwall Branch:
The Trevithick Society East Cornwall Branch Programme 2014
Tuesday 8th April 7:30pm Liskeard Public Hall
Marine Tin Recovery-Recycling Cornwall's lost Tin from the sea
by Mike Proudfoot of Marine Minerals Ltd.
9-11th May: AGM North Cornwall
This includes a visit to Delabole slate quarry, walking tour to cliff top quarries and a visit to the Bude Canal
June 14th- Meet 1145 at Liskeard station lower car park.
Members BBQ Lunch at Herodsfoot Mine.
Car Sharing will needed from Liskeard Station due to limited parking at the mine. Cost will be £3 per head. (members only).
Tuesday 15th July 7:30pm Liskeard Public Hall
Devon and Cornwall Mines and Men-A talk by Dr. Roger Burt based on his new book and its associated research database for historians. This is a must talk for anyone interested in mine or Cornish Family history.
Saturday 6th September
Visit to Kelly Mine-Dartmoor. A chance to see the preserved ore dressing floor of this fascinating 'shiney ore' mine, Car sharing to be arranged.
Saturday 13th September
'The last Great Cornish Engineer-William West' Book launch.
At Liskeard Museum and 'The Book Shop' Liskeard. 1030-1300.
Tuesday 14th October:7:30pm Liskeard Public Hall
Berrah Tor Granite Quarry- A talk by Ian Piper about an historic Bodmin Moor Quarry.
Tuesday 11th November:7:30pm Liskeard Public Hall
Pensilva-A history- A chance to learn about the development of this mining community on the edge of Bodmin Moor. A talk by Angus Holland of the Pensilva History group.
9th December: 7:30pm Liskeard Public Hall
Christmas quiz- Come along for an evening of pre-Christmas fun- with a Cornish history slant.
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