News and events archive
THE RED STORE
3rd January 2022PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO INCREASING NUMBERS OF COVID IN THE AREA THE AGM HAS BEEN CANCELLED You will be well aware of The Red Store on the banks of the river but do you know what goes on within the walls of this Historic building? There is a function room known as The Gallery and this can be hired by members of the community for various purposes plus two artists workshops upstairs, the revenue provides for the maintenance of it and assists community projects... Read more
Seagull Race photos
7th January 2022The photos of the 2021 Seagull Race are now on the website in the photo gallery. What a great event, once again! Thank you to the River Lerryn Yacht Squadron for organising it.
25th January 2022The Lostwithiel & District Branch needs YOUR HELP To ensure that our Branch continues to operate, we need new members to join our committee and take up some key roles, including Treasurer and Minute Secretary... Read more
Lerryn and St Winnow School Chair of S.M.C
1st February 2022Would you like to become more involved with your primary school? Could you spare a few hours each term to visit the school and attend a meeting? Are you interested in how education for our young people is working? If the answer to any of these questions is ‘Yes’, then would you like to consider becoming a School Governor? We are actively looking for new recruits to our team of Governors (also called Monitoring Councillors)... Read more
Red Store Bridge
9th March 2022Are you interested in playing Bridge? On Thursdays from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. a group of people meet at the Red Store, Lerryn for a few hands of Rubber Bridge... Read more
Spuds-n-Puds! in Lerryn
19th March 2022Thank you to everyone who attended our Lerryn Area Minibus Association (LAMA) Spuds-n-Puds! event. Wow! What a success. Could it be that life is starting to get back to normal? The food was great, the company was great and the money raised to help keep the minibus running was also great... Read more
Scrabble in the Red Store is back
3rd May 2022An afternoon game of scrabble in the Red Store will start again in May. Initially, this will be the first and third Tuesday in the month. Time: 2.00-5... Read more
Lerryn Film Club: 22-23 season
13th June 2022We attach the programme for the forthcoming season. In their answers to our questionnaire, some members suggested ways of turning our screenings into a social event... Read more
Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
15th June 2022Several Lerryn residents took many photos of the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations. We are posting them in the Photo Gallery but it will take time to include them all... Read more
Mr Michael Howard Boraston 22nd July 1935 - 27th June 2022
2nd July 2022Dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer's a few years ago and it finally got him. He died peacefully on 27th June 2022 at Meadowbrook nursing home, aged 86 years... Read more
Seagull engine for sale
7th July 2022It is never too early to get ready for the next Seagull Race!!! Seagull engine for sale. If you are interested, contact Julian Pearce on 07979814677
Good news from LAMA - our Vehicle Loan Scheme costs are reducing!
12th July 2022At the Lerryn Area Minibus Association (LAMA) we take "Supporting the Community” seriously, particularly at this difficult economic time. So despite increased operating costs, we are tapping into our reserves to reduce our minibus loan mileage rates from £2... Read more
Tallest sunflower competition
15th July 2022This year's Produce Show will also celebrate another successful project with Lerryn school. The tallest sunflower competition was won by Lerryn Phillimore... Read more
23rd July 2022After a long illness, Rob Briggs died at home in Fan Cottage on the evening of Friday 22nd July. Our thoughts are with Lin and the family.
A horrific accident
25th July 2022In a major car crash outside Lerryn on Saturday evening, several people were very badly hurt, and Tim Boraston died. The whole village has been shaken by the loss of this very young man... Read more
Lerryn & District Produce Show - Results
8th August 2022Local residents, children, and visitors turned out on Saturday to enjoy our 71st Annual Lerryn Produce Show, a big thank you to everyone for your support... Read more
Get-together for HAG supporters
20th August 2022One way to save the world is for all of us to to make an effort to save the parts of it that are within our reach. Get in touch with Lynne to join the Hedgehog Appreciation Group!
SUPPORT NEEDED FOR LOCAL WILDLIFE.
2nd September 2022The two (sometimes three) swans that frequent our river are in very poor condition. It is thought that they are unable to get enough to eat because of low water levels and also, possibly, because of pollution into the river... Read more
Jazz Cafe back in Lerryn
8th September 2022Something to look forward to as winter approaches: there will be concerts on two consecutive evenings in Lerryn Memorial Hall next February, on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th... Read more
St Veep Parish Council Minute Silence and Proclamation
18th September 2022ST VEEP PARISH COUNCIL INVITE YOU TO JOIN THEM ON LERRYN VILLAGE GREEN AT 7.50 pm SUNDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 2022 TO OBSERVE THE NATIONAL ONE MINUTES SILENCE IN MEMORY OF THE LATE QUEEN ELIZABETH ll... Read more
Red Store Art Exhibition
18th September 2022Details of the current exhibition of paintings and ceramics at the Red Store which runs until this Sunday 18th September.
St Winnow Parish Council memorial and proclamation
18th September 2022St Winnow Parish Council invite you to join them at St Winnow Church at 7.45 pm on Sunday 18th September to observe the national one minutes silence in memory of the late Queen Elizabeth II... Read more
STATE FUNERAL FOR HM QUEEN ELIZABETH ll
19th September 2022The funeral will be live streamed to Lerryn Memorial Hall. The service begins at 11.00am, but the Hall will be open from 10.30.
Open Day in Lerryn
24th September 2022Come to Lerryn's first ever 'Open Day', in the Memorial Hall from 10.00 to 12.30 on Saturday 24th September 2022. Free admission, coffee for a donation and a LOT of activities to explore!
Lerryn Film Club - New season opens with the screening of Belfast
29th September 2022Come and join us either as a member or a guest on Thursday 29th September for the launch of our new season. If you have not yet renewed your memenrship and would like to become a member, do come along... Read more
Johnny Inder returns to Lerryn
7th October 2022It's always a good evening when Johnny Inder comes to sing, and after several cancelled appearances over Covid, we are delighted to welcome him back. No need for advance bookings - just turn up, have a drink and a nibble, and prepare for ninety minutes of enjoyment!
Hiding Red Flying Hood
9th October 2022PANTO IS BACK! Lerryn Players Proudly Present Hiding Red Flying Hood And this year, for those who can't make an evening performance, the dress rehearsal will be an open performance 2... Read more
LAMA Trips November 2022
9th October 2022Registered passengers and LAMA members are invited to join us on any of these LAMA trips. Please call Andy or Sue on 01208 368393 to book your seat and arrange a pick-up point... Read more
RNLI Fish Supper
14th October 2022The Royal Oak will host our Fish Suppers on 14th and 15th October. The Polperro Wreckers will support our fundraisign efforts on 15th. Come and join us on either evening!
LAMA Falmouth Special Trip
21st October 2022We hope that you will be able to join Nick and John on our special trip to Falmouth in October. Falmouth is a lovely town with lots of unique shops, cafés and restaurants... Read more
THE RED STORE CHARITY EVENT
22nd October 2022Please come and support these local organisations. Christmas Cards will be on sale!
Quiz & Curry Night at The Ship Inn
22nd October 2022A quiz night at The Ship always means a good time, but it's exra special when it's backed by the increasingly famous Ship Inn curries.Book a table soon for a memorable evening! All profits to LAMA.
Thank you from the Lostwithiel and District Branch of the RNLI
23rd October 2022A huge thank you to everybody who supported our Fish Supper on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th October. A special THANK YOU to the Polperro Wreckers who entertained us for free on 15th and to Graham, Simon and the staff at the Royal Oak who provided us with delicious food and donated £1 per Fish Supper sold... Read more
Film Club Screening - The Man in the Hat
27th October 2022We invite you to the screening of the Man in the Hat in the Lerryn Memorial Hall. The Man in the Hat is a 2020 British independent comedy film, the directorial debut of composer Stephen Warbeck... Read more
West Country Maritime Women in the 19th Century
2nd November 2022Men were not the only ones who "went down to the sea in ships". All are welcome on the evening of the 2nd November to join Lerryn WI at 8.00pm to hear Dr Doe's fascinating account of the lives of maritime women.
Lostwithiel U3A talk
7th November 2022Our talks are open to non-memebrs and are free. Come and listen to this talk about the BIGGEST little museum in Cornwall.
LAMA Trips December 2022
8th November 2022Registered passengers and LAMA members are invited to join us on any of these LAMA trips. Please call Andy or Sue on 01208 368393 to book your seat and arrange a pick-up point... Read more
RNLI Coffee Morning cancelled
11th November 2022Due to the lack of volunteers, the RNLI committee has had to take the difficult decision to cancel the Coffee Morning that was due to take place on Saturday 3rd December in the Church Rooms, Lostwithiel... Read more
Pre-Film Club meal reminder
11th November 2022A reminder that if you would like to join us at 7.00pm for a meal prior to the screening of Cyrano, you need to pre-book with the Ship Inn and pay for your meal by 21st November... Read more
LAMA Tavistock Special Trip
12th November 2022Our special trip for November is to Tavistock with Andy and Dez. It will also include a visit to Calstock on the way home. Tavistock is lovely at any time of year, with a unique high street crammed full of interesting shops and old buildings, but our visit will coincide with a Farmer’s Market offering fresh local produce and traditional crafts, all set out on Tavistock’s beautiful square... Read more
RNLI Stall at the Spirit of Christmas Fair
15th November 2022We have a stall at the Spirit of Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 19 November from 10am at the Lostwithiel Community Centre. We will be selling our Christmas cards and merchandise... Read more
Winter at the Red Store
17th November 2022From Thursday 17th November to Sunday 20 November at the Red Store, Lerryn. A feast of comtemporary gifts inspired by nature, coast and folklore.
Whitecross Gardening Club Talk
17th November 2022We are delighted to welcome back George Kestell, gardener, lecturer, judge and former contributor to Radio Cornwall's Gardenline.
Jazz Cafe - the Blues Dukes at Duchy Cafe on 18th November
18th November 2022The Blues Dukes, comprising the ex-road manager George Nix, of bothThe Kinks and Lou Reed - plenty of stories there, then! - along with Colin Booth on bass guitar, and supported by the famous duo of Horse and Hedges, make up this unique quartet of avid and authentic Blues musicians... Read more
Ain't That the Truth!
19th November 2022Formed in 2011, the Ronnie Jones Quartet is a South West based band which has extablished a reputation for bringing accessible chamber jazz to a wider audience; a fine example of the talent right here on our doorstep in the west country... Read more
LAMA Christmas coffee morning
19th November 2022It's always a good morning: meet friends; enjoy the refreshments, browse goodies on the gift stall; gamble on a chance to win the magnificent hamper; test your skill in guessing the weight of the cake; buy a good book for winter evenings - and don't forget to enjoy good things to eat and drink on the spot as well as buying cakes to take away... Read more
Film Club - screening of Cyrano
24th November 2022Something new for the Film Club! A pre-show meal! The Ship Inn (01208 872374) will provide a meal in a box which needs to be pre-ordered and paid for by 21st November... Read more
Christmas Weekend at The Red Store
26th November 2022Come and join us for the Christmas Weekend at The Red Store, Lerryn: Saturday 26 November, Food Fair from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm - local food and drink from local producers Sunday 27 November, Craft Fair from 10... Read more