From The Trevithick Society in East Cornwall
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Here is the full 2014 programme for South East Cornwall Branch.
Tuesday 11 March: 7:30pm Liskeard Public Hall
18th Century Copper Mining
By Rick Stewart- Author of 'Devon Great Consols-Mine of Mines'
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 (Date to be confirmed)
Members BBQ at Herodsfoot Mine.
Tuesday 15th July (DTBC) 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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