Thursday 24th January,

8 of our members attended a pleasant Burns evening at the Caledonan Society Hall.


Sunday 10th February

Annual Church Service, followed by a carvery lunch which 21 attended. Pleasant service at the Methodist Church and an excellent lunch at the Chequers, Lytchett Matravers.

Thursday 14th February

We were joined by the Mayor and Mayoress of Bournemouth to raise the St Piran's flag celebrating the birthday of Lewis Tregonwell, the founder of Bournemouth. Land of my Father was then ably sung in Cornish by Jon Sweet our newest member. This was followed by a short prayer at Tregonwall's graveside.

Wednesday 20th March

Another successful lunch at the Bear Cross Hotel. 26 attended and all enjoyed the occasion.


Wednesday April 17th

Excellent pasty supper, enjoyed by 23 attendees. Started the evening with a beetle drive then devoured our pasties delivered from Cornwall.


Wednesday 15th May

Skittles and Fish and Chips at the Moose Hall where 15 enjoyed a lovely meal and games of skittles.



The new Croydon Parsons                 This years' winners.

best team trophy                                Best team Green

                                                            Best Man  John White

                                                            Best Lady Sue Mosney

                                                            Wooden spoons Peter and Lynda Hambly


Cream Tea 23rd June

Attended by 9 persons in total. Lovely scones, cream and jam and followed by cake. The weather was quite kind with only a light shower which did not bother us as we were under a lovely gasebo.

Barbeque - 21st July 

Attended by 21members. A most enjoyable afernoon with good food, weather and company. Many thanks to our hosts for a successful function.


Our lunch at the Bear Cross on the 21st August was our best attended event of the year. 31 attended and an excellent meal was consumed by all.


The Harvest Supper took place on Wednesday 18th September with 30 members present. A pleasant Bingo evening followed by one of our usual suppers. A pleasant evening enjoyed by all.


Our 98th Annual Dinner was held at the Mayfair hotel. 41 attendees enjoyed the occasion with support from many other Cornish Associations.

Our speaker

Peter Maynard

A successful pasty supper was enjoyed at the Moose Hall on Wednesday 13th November.


A Christmas supper was held at the Moose Hall on Wednesday 4th December, unfortunately only 14 managed to attend. Thanks to Jon for his quiz and vocals. Thanks also to all those who bought food for us to share.