Monday, 25 June 2012

Village People Exhibition on tour


   Exhibitions about communities past and

   present within the Caradon Hill area

St. Neot Historians    Linkinhorne History Group    North Hill History Group     Liskeard Old Cornwall Society      
Caradon Mines & Miners Group       Caradon Archaeology

Village People – Liskeard Parish
Stuart House, The Liskerrett Centre, Liskeard & District Museum
26th June – 6th July 2012
Exhibitions by the village and parish historians who live or work within the Caradon Hill area about their own settlements.
There will be exhibits about the past lives, industries and associated structures of those who lived in and around Darite, Linkinhorne, Moorswater, North Hill, Pensilva and St. Neot
There will also be an exhibition at The Liskerrett Centre, by those who live and work in the area, about how they interpret these locations today.

Digital  Moorswater
John Rapson’s collection of Moorswater pictures taken before the Liskeard by-pass was started in the 1970’s are a unique reminder of what approaching Liskeard from the west was like. These and many other photographs from the collection have been added to History Pin, a new an exciting way to share, view or comment upon images of Britain. This collection can be viewed online in the reception of Stuart House during the stay of the exhibition or can be viewed at home at: & click on “EXPLORE THE MAP” & in the “Search For Place” box enter Liskeard.

The History of Moorswater  - Liskeard Parish
(In association with Caradon Hill Area Heritage Project)
Saturday 30th June 10:00am to 1:00pm (approx)
A guided walk to look at what is left of this fascinating and historic area. From Medieval, pilgrimage shrine and baptistery, through to virtually every aspect of the industrial revolution this often-overlooked settlement had it all!
Meet & return to Stuart House.
Those who wish to join the walk, but would like to meet us at the bottom of the valley, meet us at 10:30 by the entrance to Moorswater Lodge at the bottom of Old Road.
Organised by: Stuart House Heritage Group and open to all.

Moorswater Memories  - Liskeard Parish
Saturday 30th June 10:00am to 4:00pm (approx)
Come in to Stuart House and have a chat about your memories of Moorswater, maybe you grew up there, played in the football team, or just remember driving through.

Village People - Darite Village Hall
Open from 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday 7th/8th July
Village People @ Liskeard Show
Exhibition at Liskeard Show on Saturday 14th July – come along, have a look & say hello!

Caradon Archaeology / Festival of British Archaeology Event – St. Cleer Parish
18th July 2012 Meet 10am Outside Minions Post Office
‘An Introduction to South Caradon'  Once the greatest mine east of Truro, the remains of South Caradon still offer plenty to see. Join Blue Badge Guide Mark Camp for a walk amongst the ruins, scratching at the surface rather than delving deep into the technical stuff. Walk will last approx 3 hours, please bring a drink
Wear suitable footwear and clothing for uneven terrain.

Village People – St. Cleer Parish
Exhibition plus Graveyard Bash in the Dissenters Cemetery Chapel, St. Cleer Saturday 21st July. Come and have a look at the Exhibition and if you can bring along a pair of secateurs or clippers and give a few minutes of your time to help make the older graves more accesable.

Village People – St. Ive Parish
Exhibition in Millennium House Reception, Pensilva, from Monday 23rd July until Friday 27th July

Pensilva History Group - Village Walk – St. Ive Parish
Walk round the older parts of Pensilva with the village history group.  The walk will last about and hour and a half and will take in some of the lanes in the Middle Hill area.   We will stop at times along the way to learn some of the village history.   Meet in the foyer of Millenium House at 7.15pm on Wendesday 25th July 2012

Village People  - Linkinhorne Parish
Exhibition in Rilla Mill Village Hall - Saturday 28th July

Caradon Archaeology / Festival of British Archaeology Event – North Hill Parish
Saturday 28th July 2012
'The East Moor'.  Spend a day in this beautiful, remote and unfrequented part of Bodmin Moor.   The East Moor is rich in Bronze Age and Medieval History and contains one of the most attractive stone circles on the entire Moor.   Join Angus Holland for a days hike amongst stunning scenery.
Meet at 10am on the road south of 'The Ridge' and just west of North Bowda Farm at Grid Reference SX 2450 7740.
Walk will last approx 5 hours.
Bring a packed lunch and wear suitable footwear and clothing for sometimes rough and uneven terrain.

Village People  - Linkinhorne Parish
Walk – date TBA

Village People  - St. Neot Parish
Walk & Exhibition – date TBA