Trevithick Society - delivering Cornwall's Industrial Heritage Digitally

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The Trevithick Society is the #1 Charity for Cornwall’s Industrial Heritage. With an ever growing member base and almost 80 years of experience The Trevithick Society is an Established & Popular name you can Trust.

Latest News

  • Great Wheal Vor

Coming soon… ‘Great Wheal Vor’

Tuesday, June 30, 2015|0 Comments

A study of the history and working of one of […]

  • Chris Quick and Kingsley talk about Levant

2015 AGM Weekend: 15th – 17th May

Wednesday, May 27, 2015|0 Comments

In recognition of this being the Society’s 80th anniversary year, […]

  • Phil Pasty Event

80th Celebration Event Success!

Sunday, March 22, 2015|2 Comments

Thanks to you all for coming last night and thanks […]

  • Trevithick Society Logo

Full up!

Friday, March 13, 2015|0 Comments

All 250 seats have been reserved for the Trevithick Society […]

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We need HELP! We would very much appreciate someone offering to take minutes at our next meeting of trustees on Saturday morning the 11th July at King Edward Mine, Troon. Looking forward top hearing from you. ... See MoreSee Less

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If you enjoyed MacQuarrie and Toms at the 80th birthday celebrations for the society in Match then head along to the Driftwood Spars for their CD launch on Thursday 27th August.

EP Launch Night
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EP Launch Night

August 27, 2015, 8:30pm

To celebrate the release of our first CD 'Kynsa", we will be...

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Dr Garry Tregidga and Phil Hosken presented a talk last night at the society's East Cornwall branch about the very important, but unresearched, Cornish shipping industry. The fortunes of the Cornish mining, other industries and joint cultures entirely depended on it. A lively discussion followed and a number of interesting facts emerged. Several of those present offered to help with the vast amounts of research this subject engenders. Are you interested? The more the merrier!
One has to ask, 'Why are there so many pictures of similar two-masted schooners in many Cornish harbour scenes?'
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