It was with great sadness that Patrons of St Peters Players learned that the motion ‘The St Peter’s Players, Newlyn be formally disbanded’ was carried at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 15 August 2018. The Newlyn Archive contains the papers, programmes and photos that document the history of this remarkable group which has entertained us for over 50 years. The players’ very generous donation of almost £500 to the Archive will go to editing a book about the Players.
We asked Diane Tredinnick to remember a particularly remarkable play and she chose ‘My Three Angels’ in which Goff Johns made his directorial debut.
The numbers 4707, 6817 and 3011 were not attached to heavenly angels but to three likeable Rogues (Adam Bowkett, David Tredinnick, and Peter Byrne) incarcerated in a French penal colony in the early 1900s!
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The story of the small unassuming building next to the lighthouse on Newlyn’s South Pier. It is the Newlyn Tidal Observatory and it houses a simple domed brass bolt set in a recess in the floor, the top of which is the bench mark for all height measurements in mainland Great Britain.
which offers guidance for all modern browsers
A comprehensive history of the development of the harbour and fishing port of Newlyn which was first recorded as an industrial port in 1435, when Pilchards were the main catch.
A fascinating social record of life in Newlyn from earliest records up until 1946. Covering topics such as: children at play, regattas and aquatic sports, clubs for young people, pageants and carnivals, church and chapel galas and choirs, Newlyn male voice choir, & Newlyn rugby football club.
An illustrated history of the different schools withing the parish of Newlyn.