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U3A Open Day

2nd January 2023

Our Open Meetings are free and open to everyone, members and non-members. Do join us for this fascinating talk.


6th January 2023

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency. Flood Alert in force: South Cornwall Coast from Gribbin Head to Rame Head. Flooding is possible for: Gribbin Head to Rame Head including, Fowey, Golant, Lostwithiel, Lerryn, Polruan, Polperro, Looe and the Looe Rivers and Seaton... Read more

St Veep Epiphany Service

8th January 2023

Join us on Sunday 8th January 2023 in St Veep Church at 6.00pm for our Nine Lessons and Carols Christmas to Epiphany service

Christmas services

8th January 2023

Christmas at St Winnow & St Veep Christmas Eve - St Winnow - Midnight Mass 10pm Christmas Day - St Veep - Family Christmas Eucharist 11am Sun 8 Jan - St Veep - Epiphany Carol Service 6pm


18th January 2023

Lerryn Chess Club still meets once a week at 7.00pm in The Ship Inn, but from now the regular meeting date will be Tuesdays. For further news and information about the Chess Club, contact Phil on 07968 257173 (acousticthyme@hotmail... Read more

Whitecross and District Gardening Club AGM and talk

19th January 2023

Dear Whitecross Garden Club Members Wishing you all a Very Happy New Year. We were very sad to have to cancel the last garden club meeting in December due to the icy condition of the roads that made driving so treacherous... Read more

Lerryn Film Club - screening of Limbo

26th January 2023

Limbo is a wry and poignant observation of the refugee experience, set on a fictional remote Scottish island where a group of new arrivals await the results of their asylum claims... Read more

4th Thursday Friends

26th January 2023

Dear Friends Just a reminder that it is the 4th Thursday of the Month this Thursday and Lerryn Memorial Hall will be open for our free coffee/tea morning from 1030 1145ish... Read more

Flynn Pearce - Celebration of Life 

27th January 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs Linda Pearce, Fondly known as Flynn who passed away peacefully surrounded by Her Family at Derriford Hospital on Friday 23rd December 2022 aged 68 years... Read more

Native Woodland planting

28th January 2023

Following on from the tree removal at Lerryn View last year, the National Trust are planting a native woodland to replace the plantation. We have 1,800 trees to plant in the cleared areas, and we’d love your help! Pop in and plant one tree or stay all day and plant a few... Read more

Learn to Play Bridge

28th January 2023

Two opportunities to learn to play bridge! Sat 28th January 2023 or Monday 6th February Details on poster

The Big Film Quiz

4th February 2023

Come and join us for this film-themed quiz. Everybody is welcome. Proceeds to the Lerryn Film Club

Whitecross & District Gardening Club Talk

16th February 2023

Next Thursday 16th February at 7.30pm Liam Shoesmith is coming to give a talk on: Plants of use to man Liam is a contributor to Radio Cornwall’s Gardenline and is deputy park’s manager for Truro City Council... Read more


18th February 2023

Swap your seeds here! Donate some of yours, trade them in - or just take some away with you and give them a home! Lostwithiel Community Centre Reading Room, Saturday 18th February, 11... Read more


18th February 2023

We look in horror at the pictures and there is so little we can do. One thing we can do is support the agencies working on the ground. The coffee morning in Lerryn Memorial Hall on 18th February will raise money for the British Red Cross Turkey-Syria Earthquake appeal... Read more

Earthquake appeal

18th February 2023

We look in horror at the news pictures and there is so little we can do. One thing we can do is support the services on the ground. Please join us if you can at the fundraising coffee morning in Lerryn Memorial Hall at 10... Read more

Coffee Morning for Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal

18th February 2023

A Massive Thank You Thank you all for your help with the coffee morning today. The atmosphere was fantastic and each and everyone of you has contributed to the huge success we have had... Read more

Film Club Screening - The Courier

23rd February 2023

The Courier is a 2020 historical spy film directed by Dominic Cooke. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Greville Wynne, and is based on the true story of a British businessman who was recruited by the Secret Intelligence Service to be a message conduit with a Russian spy source Oleg Penkovsky (played by Merab Ninidze) in the 1960s... Read more

4th Thursday Friends Coffee Morning

23rd February 2023

Just a reminder that it is the fourth Thursday of the month this week and the 4TF Coffee Morning will be held at Lerryn Memorial Hall from 1030 am to 1145... Read more

Lerryn welcomes the return of the Jazz Cafe

24th February 2023

This is a long awaited event, thanks to Covid, and it will be wise to get tickets early for both the 24th and the 25th. Booking is via CRBO and tickets for each event are £15... Read more

Lerryn Players AGM

25th February 2023

Can you resist this invitation?


3rd March 2023

THE BRIDGE MAGAZINE — PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE By Paul Weatherhogg THE HISTORY When Rosemary and I moved to Lerryn in the autumn of 1995, we both wanted to be involved in the Community and its activities... Read more

Lostwithiel U3A Open Day

6th March 2023

Lostwithiel u3a is now 10 years old, a thriving organisation that’s ready to celebrate! The first event is an Open Day designed to showcase the 25+ interest Groups from Archery to Walking (not quite A-Z!)... Read more

Thank you letter from DEC Turkey-Syria earthquake appeal

7th March 2023

We've received a lovely thank you letter for our fundraising efforts. Once again, thank you to everyone who contributed

Dreamspell - silver jewellery workshop

11th March 2023

St Veep Neighbourhood Development Plan consultation

11th March 2023

Time: 10.00 t0 16.00 Location: Lerryn Memorial Hall St Veep Parish Council have booked Lerryn Memorial Hall for Saturday 11th March 2023 to enable residents to look at the two Neighbourhood Plan documents and to discuss any concerns or issues they might wish to raise... Read more

The Barn Owl Trust

13th March 2023

Whitecross & District Gardening Club Talk

16th March 2023

On Thursday 16th March Alasdair Moore will be coming to talk to us about “Preserving the past to protect the future”. Many of you will remember when Alasdair came to the club in February 2019 as part of the panel for the “Gardeners’ Question Time” that we held... Read more

Mothering Sunday Service

19th March 2023

Mothering Sunday ServiceSt Veep Church 19th March, 11am Small posies for all ladies to take home after the service Everyone Welcome

Lerryn Bench Fundraising Lunch - Cancelled

21st March 2023

Sadly the fundraising lunch for the new benches has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets, please bring them to the Memorial Hall at 1230 on Saturday 25th March for a full refund... Read more

Film Club - screening of the Father

23rd March 2023

Come and join us for the screening of The Father. Anthony (Academy Award Winner, Anthony Hopkins) is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne (Academy Award and Golden Globe Winner, Olivia Colman), encouragingly introduces... Read more

4th Thursday Friends

23rd March 2023

Just a reminder that is is the 4th Thursday of the month this week - and 4th THURSDAY FRIENDS FREE Coffee (and exotic teas) will be served in the Memorial Hall at 1030... Read more


3rd April 2023

The road is closed just before Penpol bridge for urgent water main repairs. They haven't put up any signs but don't try and come down the road otherwise you'll have a long reverse!

Whitecross & District Gardening Club Talk

20th April 2023

On Thursday 20th April at 7.30pm, Sisters Adrienne Lloyd and Trish Wilson will be coming to talk to us about “Turning a farm into a garden”... Read more

Lostwithiel Bowling Club - taster days

22nd April 2023

Why not give this sport a try? You have nothing to lose! Our friendly bowling club is set in wonderful surroundings and we are running two Taster Day sessions to encourage new memenrs to join our club... Read more

Jazz Cafe supports local charities

24th April 2023

The Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe exists to make music, not to make a profit for the organisers. So when the two hugely successful evenings hosted by Lerryn Memorial Hall in February brought in a bit more money than it cost to run them, the cash that remained was divided between The Memorial Hall itself and the Lerryn Area Minibus (LAMA)... Read more

Lerryn Film Club - AGM and Film

27th April 2023

Join us for the last film of the season. Hunt for the Wilderpeople is a 2016 New Zealand adventure comedy-drama film. A father figure and foster son become the targets of a manhunt after fleeing into the New Zealand bush... Read more

4th Thursday Friends Coffee Morning

27th April 2023

Just a reminder that this Thursday 27th April is the date for our Fourth Thursday Friends Coffee morning at Lerryn Memorial Hall between 1030 -1145. We hope that you will be able to come... Read more

Boconnoc Open Gardens

1st May 2023

There will be two choirs performing; Keltique, a ladies' choir from Looe and The Sterts Singers.


5th May 2023

Celebrations for the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

6th May 2023

Lerryn Hall Committee invite you to join in the celebrations for the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla. A whole day of fun has been planned, finished off with a delicious hog roast and Coronation disco Everyone is welcome

Ethy House Gardens Coronation Open Day

8th May 2023

Vanessa and Andrew Leslie are opening their gardens for the day on Bank Holiday Monday to celebration the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla... Read more

Coronation flotilla pics

9th May 2023

All the pretty boats (and crews!) can be seen now in the Photo Gallery. Many thanks to Bernie for this!

The Red Store Food Fayre

13th May 2023

Come and support our Food Fair event in May at The Red Store, especially as we have so many local and small business initiatives taking part.

The Red Store - Craft Fair

14th May 2023

Come and support our Craft Fair event in May at The Red Store, especially as we have so many local and small business initiatives taking part.


15th May 2023

CORNWALL BLOOD BIKES Due to circumstances beyond our control Alison, our amazing speaker finder, has at very short notice found an alternative speaker for our Open Meeting on Monday... Read more


16th May 2023

Lerryn History Society AGM followed by Speaker meeting at the Red Store. All Welcome.

The Future with Beavers

17th May 2023

Are you excited or anxious about the re-introduction of beavers to Cornwall? Come and hear Chris Jones, of BBC Springwatch in Lerryh Memorial Hall at 7... Read more

Whitecross and District Gardening Club - Annual Plant Sale and Cream Teas

20th May 2023

This Saturday 20th May we are holding our Annual Plant Sale with Cream Teas from 2.30pm to 4.30pm at Whitecross Village Hall. Please come along to support the club in its fund raising, bring a friend or two, a shopping bag and it is cash only.


23rd May 2023

Unframed copies of these original regatta poster are available to order. This 1953 'Coronation' poster measures 61cm x 41cm and is £15 per copy... Read more


24th May 2023

The Directors of The Red Store invite you to the 2023 AGM Wednesday 24 May 2023 at 7.00pm in The Red Store followed by drinks & nibbles All members of the Community are welcome to join us... Read more


24th May 2023

A lovely day in a lovely place Membership of Lerryn History Society gets us to some interesting places sometimes. In bright May sunshine, we were treated to Morrab Library in Penzance: a beautiful building stuffed with floor to ceiling books, accessible with the bare minimum of rules to anyone of any age who wants to join, introduced to us by a lovely lady whose warmth, enthusiasm and humanity mirrored the atmosphere of the place... Read more

Plant & Cake Sale (and return your cups please!)

27th May 2023

The Lerryn & District Produce Association is delighted to announce that its annual plant and cake sale will be held on Saturday 27 May 2023 on the Village Green from 10... Read more


27th May 2023

Mindful Movement Tai Chi Qigong starting in Lerryn

1st June 2023

Starting in Lerryn, Mindful Movement, Tai Chi Qigong, gentle meditative movement, breathing techniques and relaxation for health & wellbeing. Classes in Memorial Hall, 9th June to 14th July.

Lerryn Players - Planning the Christmas Revue

3rd June 2023

Lerryn Players are holding a social get together on Saturday 3rd June 11am - 1pm in the Memorial Hall to talk about their Christmas Revue for this year... Read more

Live music, bar and hog roast!

24th June 2023

What more to wish for on a summer evening by the river? Hog roast from Richard and Nicky at Blackdown Farm Bar on the green, courtesy of the Ship Inn Live music till 11... Read more


24th June 2023

River Tide - Exhibition of recent work by Lucy Barnfather

U3A Open Meeting and AGM

3rd July 2023

The Open Meeting is open to all, members and non-members.

A flight for life

5th July 2023

Lerryn WI invite yo to join them to hear about the most remarkable life of Gisela Hawkey and her escape from Russian tyranny after WWII. It is an amazing and moving story and one not to be missed... Read more

Save Our School

5th July 2023

Lerryn School is an integral part of our community and the proposed changes will impact on everyone, whether or not you have children at the school. Please come along to the meeting to hear about the latest news, thank you

Cornish Makers POP UP

7th July 2023

.Cornish Makers POP UP at the Red Store Lerryn. Contemporary craft and original prints inspired by Cornish wildlife, folktale and coastal living.

Please can you help us?

14th July 2023

Pet Service

16th July 2023

Pet Service at St Veep Parish Church, Sunday 16th July at 11am Every pet large and small welcome!

Lerryn Film Club - Coffee Morning

20th July 2023

Come and find out about next year's season whilst enjoying refreshments with friends and visitors

Message from Cliff Allen

23rd July 2023

It would appear that rumours of my death have been spreading around Lerryn. I am delighted to report that I am alive and well. I have asked to help scotch the rumours.

4th Thursday Friends of 27th July

27th July 2023

4th Thursday Friends on the 4th Thursday of the month in Lerryn Memorial Hall- free coffee, tea and biscuits served from 1030-1145, giving an opportunity to greet old friends, meet your neighbours and exchange news... Read more

Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe calls it a day

31st July 2023

Dear Subscriber and keen Jazz fans, Perhaps now is the right time to advise you that from this gig on September 9th we have decided after many years to finally call it a day... Read more

Boconnoc Award Concert

3rd August 2023

2023 BOCONNOC MUSIC AWARD. CONCERT BY The Hyde Clarinet Quartet To be held on THURSDAY AUGUST 3 at 7pm in BOCONNOC CHURCH. Tickets £12 on the door to include refreshments... Read more

The Results of the 72nd Annual Lerryn Produce Show

5th August 2023

Local residents, children, and visitors turned out on Saturday to enjoy our 72nd Annual Lerryn Produce Show, a big thank you to everyone for your support... Read more

Cornish Impressions

11th August 2023

Cornish Impressions. Original Art, Prints and Cards by Carole Middleton. Supporting The Brain Tumour Trust and Marie Curie Nurses.

New choir needs a conductor

12th August 2023

Lerryn Guys and Dolls will be a start up community choir in the village hall. This choir which is for everyone will be singing songs from the musicals and American Songbook... Read more

Lerryn to Lostwithiel Weekly LAMA Trip

14th August 2023

Our weekly shopping trip to Bodmin on Tuesdays has been running for many years, but for those of you who live in Lerryn, why not use this trip to visit Lostwithiel? Lostwithiel has a good number of interesting shops and cafés, and some lovely walks around the town... Read more

The Suffragette Story in the Southwest

6th September 2023

Lerryn WI Invite you to join them to hear their monthly speaker on September 6th at 8pm. Local author, Pamela Vass, will be talking about Women's Suffrage in the Southwest... Read more

Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe

9th September 2023

Tickets will be released on August 1st at 9.00am The heartfelt wail of the blues; the sultry heat of the campfire; the crazy swirl of the bal musette, all fused together ​with virtuosity and passion in the melting pot of 1930’s Paris: the result was gypsy jazz... Read more

Art at the Red Store

15th September 2023

Garden Transformation

16th September 2023

This Morning Mrs Riggs and some wonderful volunteers made a start transforming our sweet (slightly overgrown) garden space. Our beautiful lookout will have a ramp installed for easier access and our garden will consist of an array of sensory areas, plots for planting and mud kitchens... Read more


16th September 2023

Come for a cheerful autumn evening and start the new season in style by beating your friends! Test your skills; try your luck! Have a flutter on the raffle; have a nibble at the hatch... Read more

School Places

18th September 2023

🌟APPLICATIONS FOR RECEPTION 2024 - NOW OPEN!🌟Come and join our village family at Lerryn Primary School ❤️Lerryn Church of England Primary School is a special place full of adventure, fun and love! We are small but mighty and encourage all children to strive and grow to reach their full potential ✨✨Our curriculum is rich, broad and balanced and offers unique outdoor experiences through our adventure programme and our residential trips ✨We can’t wait to see you soon - The Lerryn TeamIf you are interested or would like a tour of our EYFS/KS1 classroom and wonderful school, then please give us a call for a look around... Read more

Whitecross and District Gardening Club - first talk of the new membership year

21st September 2023

We hope that you have all had a wonderful summer and have had many happy hours in yourgardens. We are very much looking forward to the forthcoming programme of speakers and cluboutings that have been arranged for 2023-2024... Read more

Harvest Festival St Veep Church

22nd September 2023

Local Arts & Crafts at the Red Store Lerryn

23rd September 2023

Lerryn Film Club - New season opens with the screening of Mrs Harris Goes to Paris

28th September 2023

Come and join us for the first film of the season. If you have not renewed your membership, you can do it on the night. If you would like to join our club or if you would like to see this film as a guest, contact Sue on 01208 871513 for details.

Why Not Travel by LAMA ?

29th September 2023

OK, LAMA actually stands for the Lerryn Area Minibus Association. LAMA is a well established, not for profit community service which provides an alternative to public transport for people from the Lerryn and Lostwithiel area who need that bit of extra support to get about... Read more

Charity Fun Day

30th September 2023

One of our wonderful families at the school is holding a Fun Day on the 30th of September with all money raised going to Lerryn Primary School and Nursery... Read more

Hymns and Readings in aid of the Lerryn School Appeal

1st October 2023

Thank you to John and Boconnoc Church for holding a special hour of Hymns and Readings in aid of the Lerryn school appeal. Our Head Mrs Riggs shall be giving a reading... Read more