Events

The Newlyn Tidal Observatory

The Newlyn Tidal Observatory

Compiled by Richard Cockram, Linda Holmes, Ron Hogg and Frank Iddiols
Edited by P Lomax

Published by Newlyn Archive 2018
ISBN 978-0-9567528-4-0
40 pages
47 illustrations

Special Price for Orders before Bank Holiday Monday 27/8/2018
£7.00 (Normally £8)

 

 

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Thank you Wherrytown Co-op

Photo by Vaughan Williams

On Friday 22 June 2018 the Wherrytown Co-op hosted a fund raising event selling cakes and running a tombola to raise awareness of the three local charities they are supporting of which the Archive is one.

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Open Day 16 June 2018

There were 138 visitors to this open day, ‘Getting There and Getting Back’, and it was very enthusiastically received. Many conversations could be heard of people remembering times gone by and how things were ‘back then’. A number of people brought interesting material and information for the archive to add to its collection. As well as local visitors, it was good to see so many members of the Lamorna Society.

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Open Day, Saturday 16 June 2018 10 am to 3 pm: Getting There and Back, transporting goods and people.

 

The photo shows RR Bath driving his car number CV 4406

This Open Day looks at the role of transport in enabling business to progress.

How did the fish that was landed get to people’s tables?
‘From Luggers to Jousters’ shows the fish being transported from the Luggers to the beach by Bummers (Bumboats), where the jousters, fishwives and dealers would be waiting: the fishwives to load their cawls and for the traders to take the fish to Penzance Station by horse and cart.
Later, fleets lorries transported fish from the fish market to far-away destinations .

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The Mystery and the Badcock Family – An afternoon event at the Boathouse on Sunday 20th May 2018

The photograph shows the Badcock family in front of a model of the Mystery in the Boathouse, the home of the Archive. Linda Holmes, third from left, and David Badcock, second from left, and his family are descended from William Badcock who sailed on the Mystery to Australia in 1854.

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Open Day: Resue at Sea. March 24 2018 10am – 3pm


This was a popular well attended Open Day celebrating the bravery of the RNLI volunteers from the late 19th century through to the present day. Visitors from Mousehole also presented their own boards and an excellent exhibition. There was in addition a separate display concerning the Ocean Pride restoration project.

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