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How the Cornish Saved Australia

Event Information

  • 25 May 2010 7:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Rosefield Uniting Church Hall, Carlton St.
  • Highgate
  • South Australia
Other Information
  • Cost: Members free / non-members $5.
  • 8379 2451

To celebrate History Week in South Australia, the Cornish Association are holding a night of brief talks.

Inspection of the library devoted to all things Cornish will occur at 7pm and the talks will commence at 7.30pm.

Guest speakers are:

  • Margaret Johnson (CASA Committee) "Reflections of a 20th Century Migrant"
  • Keith John (former head of the Dept of Mines) "Cornish Mining"
  • Noel Carthew (President of the Adelaide Harmony Choir) "Music in the Cornish home"
  • Rev. June Ladner (minister of Kadina Wesley Uniting Church) "Methodism & the Cornish"
  • Dr. Rosanne Hawke (author and researcher) "The Pasty"

A supper featuring Cornish pasties, tea & coffee will be served.

The meeting will finish at 9.30pm

Bookings are required. Members please bring a plate of supper.

Do come along and take part in our celebration of the part that the Cornish played in the history of South Australia. A warm welcome is assured.