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Meetings & Events

Cornwall’s Maritime Churches project has postponed all events to meet government recommendations to minimise transmission of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

Read more about our Coronavirus update here >

From walks, talks and tours to memory events, see our list of upcoming or archived events below.

Select an event to find out more.

Events coming up

To be announced

Floating Lecture: The Frayed Atlantic Edge with Dr David Gange, in partnership with FXU’s Kayaking Society

  • 11am – Talk & reading: Kayaking across the Cornish Coastline Please note: the talk is 60 minutes and will finish with a book signing. The opportunity to purchase The Frayed Atlantic Edge will be available.
  • 12pm – Book signing with David Gange
  • 2pm-5pm – Kayaking from Falmouth Watersports Centre to Flushing. Tickets are limited for this part of the event. Please register your interest quickly.

Visitor information:

To be announced

Floating Lecture: Roseland’s maritime history from the Medina Mist with Dr Jo Esra, in partnership with Falmouth Pleasure Cruises

  • 1.30pm – The lecture will be given on board the Medina Mist. Please note: the talk is 2 hours and will return to the Prince of Wales Pier for 3.30pm.

Visitor information:

  • please register your interest by booking as tickets are limited
  • nearest car parks to the pier can be found here >
  • passengers need to go to the Falmouth Pleasure Cruises Kiosk and show their Eventbrite tickets
  • find out more about Falmouth Pleasure Cruises >

To be announced

In Search of Cornwall
with Hilary Frank, Chairman of Cornwall Council

2pm – Peter Lanyon, Lecture 5
Penryn Campus

Archived events

Wed 12 Feb 2020

‘Exploring the Medieval Church’
with Professor James Clark

4pm – Exchange Green, Penryn Campus

Mon 27 Jan 2020

‘Curating History in our Digital Age’: A Workshop on Film
with Victoria Jenner

11am – Daphne Du Maurier Seminar Room L,
Penryn Campus

Wed 15 Jan 2020

‘The Maritime Church Visitor: What do we know?’
with Professor Graham Busby

4pm – Exchange Green, Penryn Campus

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Memory event: recording maritime hymns
with the choir at King Charles the Martyr, Falmouth

7.15pm – Falmouth church

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Talk: Exploring Anglican Churches in Cornwall from the database
with Canon Michael Warner

2pm – Tremough House

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Christmas party
with the Institute of Cornish Studies

4.30pm-6pm – Tremough House

Sat 23 Nov 2019

Memory Day: Landewednack & Gunwalloe
with Dr Garry Tregidga & Becky Orchard

2pm – Landewednack CP School Hall

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Memory event: Discussing St Gluvias in the knitting circle and a meeting with the Mayor, lead by Garry Tregidga

4.30pm – St Gluvias parish church, Penryn

Wed 9 Oct 2019

‘The Archaeology of St Gluvias Church’
Dr Caradoc Peters

4pm – St Gluvias Church, Penryn

Wed 26 June 2019

‘The Cornish language & maritime culture’ lecture with Mark Trevethan

2.30pm – Peter Lanyon

Sat 22 June 2019

Tywardreath oral history event

2.30pm – Tywardreath church

Wed 12 June 2019

Maritime Archaeology Symposium with Dick Cole, Matt Blewett & Mark Milburn

1pm – Peter Lanyon

Mon 20 May 2019

‘Pirates of Penzance’
talk with Dr Jo Esra

7pm –Penzance