The start of a new year


AGM 20th January 2022



Our AGM today had an attendance of 19 members.

All the business of the day was concluded with all officers elected.


At the end of proceedings an award was made to Anne Parsons, who has been our secretary for 21 years (and counting). She was presented with a certificate and Life membership of the Association.

Proceedings finished with soup, rolls and cakes.


Sunday 13th February Annual Church Service at Lytchette Matravers.


Unfortunately a number of members have fallen by the wayside, we wish them a speedy recovery.

This 'Cornish' service was followed by a Tralawney sing song and some videos of Cornish classics.


This service was followed by a lovely carvery lunch at the Chequers Inn. There were 13 of us.



Monday 14th February. - Raising a flag to Lewis Tregonwell


Today was Lewis Trzegonwell's birthday. He is attributed to have founded Bournemouth.


The Mayor Cllr David Kelsey raised the St Piran flag supported by some of our members.


After singing 'Trelawney' ably assisted by Jon Sweet, we adjourned to St Peters church where some prayers were said over Tregonwell's grave by The Rev'd Dr Ian Terry.



16th March - Bear Cross lunch.


18 members braved the rain to enjoy a lovely lunch and meeting everyone once again. Apologies to those not looking.


Our first Pasty supper of the season

At our new home in Bear Cross 

21st April 2022


18 attended with a few missing because of the dreaded Covid.


The first part of the evening was used to discuss Cornish items that were brought by members. Aubrey won the 'paperweight' prize for the most popular description.


Pasty supper and desserts followed.


Skittles and Fish and Chips 19th May 2022


22 members turned out to the Bluebird Social Club for an evening of Skittles and Fish and Chips; which were kindly delivered from 'Seafoods' at West Moors and enjoyed by all.


Though not expert players we all had a very pleasant evening.



                               Best Lady                                                             Best Gent




         Fish and Chips


       Lowest score lady

   Lowest score male

             Somebody missed all of these                               Best team captain wins the                                                                                                                     Croydon Parsons Cup