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Kernow Chocolate Factory visit

The 17th April turned out to be a dull and drizzly day but it did not dampen the Friends’ enthusiasm as they set off by coach to visit the Kernow Chocolate Factory, St Eval Candles and Trelawney Garden Centre.  At the chocolate factory the Managing Director, Alex, gave us a talk outlining the background of […]

Visit to Shelterbox

On 20th March 2018, a group of Friends spent the afternoon at Shelterbox learning about the work of this excellent charity.  We packed a Shelterbox, stepped inside tents and shelters and heard inspiring stories of how Shelterbox helps survivors of worldwide conflicts and natural disasters.  How they get aid to the people and how the […]


Soirée at the Deanery

On the evening of the 14th October, fifty Friends attended a Soirée held at the Deanery by kind invitation of the Dean and his wife.  The event took the form of a buffet supper prepared by the members of the fundraising team and musical interludes by Becky McGlade, Philip Davey and Florence McDonald. Here are […]


Friends’ Outing to Morwenstow

Twenty Nine Friends visited Morwenstow and Launcells Churches on 12 September. Enroute to Morwenstow we stopped at Homeleigh Garden Centre for coffee which had lovely views over the Tamar Valley. On arrival at Morwenstow we were given an oversight of the Church and the Rev Hawker. After lunch in the tea rooms there was free […]


Annual Friends’ Boat Trip

On Thursday 13 July 2017 the Friends had their annual evening cruise to St Mawes.  Eighty Friends departed from Malpas at 6.30pm, returning to Truro just before 10pm.  There was a drama as we approached St Mawes as the gearbox failed which resulted in the boat having to be towed into the harbour and we […]


Visit to the Royal Cornwall Museum

On the afternoon of Wednesday 21 June 2017 a party of 20 Friends visited the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro.  We had a very informative guided tour and the opportunity to view the exhibits including the Poldark and WW1 displays.  After the visit we all enjoyed a cream tea in the Chapter House Restaurant. Here […]


Visit by Salisbury Cathedral Friends

On Wednesday 14 June 2017 the Friends had the pleasure of hosting a visit of 35 Friends from Salisbury Cathedral.  Their visit commenced with a cream tea in the Chapter House Restaurant where the Dean welcomed the group before they had a presentation by Mary Prior.  After tea they joined us for Evensong. Here are […]


Visit to The Cornish Mill & Bakehouse

On Thursday 4th May,  a party of 33 Friends visited The Cornish Mill and Bakehouse at the kind invitation of David and Sara Boscombe.   We were shown the workings of the equipment at the mill followed by a delicious pasty lunch in their farmhouse kitchen. Here are a few photos from our trip:


Donna Birrell interviewed by the Dean

On 28th February, the Friends’ fundraising event took the form of the Dean interviewing Donna Birrell who presents, and produces, the Saturday and Sunday Breakfast programmes for BBC Radio Cornwall where she is also Religious Affairs Producer.  The event was preceeded by a light supper. Here are a few photos from our wonderful evening: