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Old Cornwall Society  2013 - 2014
Bude, Stratton and District
Our society covers the parishes of Morwenstow, Marhamchurch, Kilkhampton, Launcells, Poundstock, 
Week St. Mary, Warbstow, Whitestone, St. Gennys, Poughill and of course Bude & Stratton.


Meetings are held in the Parkhouse Centre, Bude.
Non-members are cordially invited to attend any meetings for a small entrance fee.


The officers of the Bude Stratton & District Society are:-

Rev. George Rowe
Tanglewood, Long Park Drive, Widemouth, Bude EX23 0AN
Tel: 01288 361712
Owen May
23 Broadclose Hill, Bude, EX23 8EQ
Tel: 01288 354972
Peter Harwood
Summer Cott, Bowden, Stratton, Bude, Cornwall EX23 9BH
Tel: 01288 354324
Hon. Treasurer
Ian Whitfield
6 Brook Drive, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8NY
Tel: 01288 359291
Hon. Secretary

Position Vacant!
Hon. Recorder
Michael Heard
4 The Square, Kilkhampton, Bude EX23 9QQ
Tel: 01288 321440
Membership Secretary
Barbara House
12 Flexbury Avenue, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8NS
Tel: 01288 353497

Members’ annual subscriptions are due by 1st February.

2013 - 2014 Programme

All meetings will be held at the Parkhouse Centre at 7.30pm except January, which starts at 2.30pm

Monday 30 September 2013

“The Geology of Bude & District & The Amazing Rocks of Bude” by Dr Roger Higgs
Bude resident Geological Consultant will describe the fascinating history of the formation of Bude's folded rocks that formed the magnificent cliffs many millenniums ago.

Monday 28 October 2013

“Underground Landscapes of Cornwall & Devon” by Dave Warne
Dave is going to show us pictures & describe the workings of some of the old tin & copper mines of Cornwall & Devon

Monday 25 November 2013

Chairman's Festive Social evening for Members and Guests

Monday 2 December 2013

Carols of the Stratton Hundred
St Andrews Church Stratton at 7.30 pm

Come and enjoy singing these lovely old carols


Monday 27 January 2014 at 2.30pm

“The Life and Work of a Town Crier” by Rob Tremain
Rob, the Town Crier of Launceston for many years, will tell us all about the duties of a Town Crier

Monday 24 February 2014
“Memories of the Bude Railway” by Adrian Abbott
Born and bred locally, Adrian needs no introduction. The Abbott family were involved working on the railway from the beginning to the day the Bude Railway station closed!

Monday 31 March 2014

“Memories of Stratton Workhouse” by Sue Meadows
Sue Meadows, great granddaughter of the Master and Matron of the Stratton Workhouse in the late 19th century gives an insight into their working lives.

Monday 28 April 2014

“The Classic Air Force Museum St Mawgan” by Colin Grey
Originally at the Air base at Coventry the Post World War museum moved to Newquay this year. Colin will tell us about the exciting artefacts they have inherited that include 30 aircraft, and, there are more to come!

• The Federation Winter Festival will be held at Newquay 9 November 2013

• The 2014 Summer festival will be held at St Agnes 5 July 2014

• There will be organised local walks in May, June and July of next year
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