porthleven food festival 2016

‘Stop the pasty tax’ American Cornish Camborne petition to be received by Mayor & forwarded to PM. Wed 10am.

STOP THE PASTY TAX COME AND SUPPORT US WHEN WEDNESDAY 2nd MAY 10am WHERE OUTSIDE OF THE PASTY SHOP FORMALLY GLASSON’S FILLING STATION ORGANISED BY DAVID OATES PUBLICITY MANAGER CAMBORNE TWINNING ASSOCIATION A PETITION BY SOME AMERICANS FROM CALUMET TO BE PRESENTED TO THE MAYOR BY DAVID OATES Some Americans from Camborne’s twin town of […]

porthleven food festival 2016

Happy Birthday Cornish inventor Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick, was born on 13th April 1771 in Illogan, Cornwall. Trevithick revolutionised the concept of the steam engine in an act of miniaturisation probably not equalled until the advent of the silicon chip. By successfully utilising high pressure steam and placing the component parts of the engine within the boiler he invented a cheap, compact, […]

porthleven food festival 2016

Steam in Cornwall

Not the usual sort of vehicle you’d expect to be turning the corner down a village lane. Then Cornwall is famous for its steam locomotive inventor Richard Trevithick, in April each year in the town of Camborne, Trevithick day is held, see here A one day festival of FREE entertainment to celebrate the industrial heritage […]