News and events archive

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New GWR timetable

4th January 2020

GWR have produced a new timetable showing departure times from Lostwithiel Station from 15th Dec 2019. It is available to download at https://www.lostwithiel... Read more

Washaway Gallery Choir at Boconnoc Church

5th January 2020

The Friends of Boconnoc Church invite you to a concert of seasonal music and readings by the Washaway Gallery Choir on Sunday 5th January 2020 at 4.00pm in the Church... Read more

St Veep Church Nine Lessons and Carols

5th January 2020

Join us in St Veep Church on Sunday 5th January 2020 at 6.00pm for our Nine Lessons and Carols. We will celebrate the Epiphany and welcome the New Year in this traditional community service.

Lostwithiel Area U3A - January Open Meeting

6th January 2020

.Richard Thomasson, Operations Manager at Cornwall Airport Newquay, will be our first speaker of 2020. The talk is entitled “Connecting Cornwall to the World”... Read more

Whitecross and District Gardening Club - A talk by Simon Miles on Forest Gardening - Agroforestry

16th January 2020

With 30 years' experience in horticulture, Simon will tell us about his experience developing an agroforestry business in Cornwall - growing food and medicinal herbs in a sustainable way... Read more

Lerryn Film Club

18th January 2020

The next members' meeting will be on Saturday 18th January when we will be showing "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Pie Society". Doors open at 7.00pm for tea/coffee and biscuits... Read more

LAMA Spuds and Puds

18th January 2020

Come and support your community minibus at our popular fundraising event in the Lerryn Memorial Hall on Saturday 18th January 2020 from 12.30 until 2.00pm... Read more

Pub Quiz for Little Harbour

18th January 2020

Come and support the pub quiz on Saturday 18th January which is being organised by the Pony Express to raise money for Little Harbour. The quiz starts at 9... Read more

Seagull Race News

19th January 2020

LHS - a talk by Mark Camp on "Geoffrey Grigson, a 20th century writer and editor from Pelynt"

22nd January 2020

The talk will take place in the Red Store, Lerryn and will start at 7.00pm. Members and new members are welcome! Our membership runs from May 2019 until April 2020 and cost £10 for the year... Read more

Nos Lowen in the Lerryn Memorial Hall

25th January 2020

Celebrate the New Year with an evening of Cornish music and dances, some ancient and some much newer. The live music is played by Neil Davey and Jen Dyer, two of the leading proponents of Cornish traditional Celtic music... Read more

Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe at Duchy Nurseries

31st January 2020

The event featuring Derek Nash with the Martin Dale Quartet is sold out. Doors open at 6.30pm and the show starts at 8.00pm. There will be a tapas menu available from 6... Read more


31st January 2020

Do you have a hedgehog in your garden? If so, you are one of the lucky ones. In the 'heading-for-extinction' race, hedgehogs are said to be running about level with wild tigers... Read more


1st February 2020

Come and join us in the Lerryn Memorial Hall for tasty homemade soups and delicious homemade desserts. Each course cost £3.00 and family tickets are available... Read more

Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe at Duchy Nurseries

1st February 2020

The Saturday event features the Melange Quartet and we still have a few tickets available. Tickets are £12.50 each and can be obtained from CRBO: crbo... Read more

Thank you from the RNLI Lostwithiel and District Branch

2nd February 2020

Thank you to everybody who supported our SOS (Share our Soup) on Saturday 1st February in the Lerryn Memorial Hall. You helped us to raise an amazing £525! Our next fundraising event will be on Saturday 4th April when we will be holding a Coffee Morning in the Church Rooms in Lostwithiel.

Jazz Cafe tickets SOLD OUT

4th February 2020

The tickets were sold out in 15mns! CRBO have a waiting list and the Lerryn Minibus is filling up. Hopefully next year when the Duchy have extended the café, we will have more tickets to sell!

Volunteering Opportunity

4th February 2020

Meadowbrook, 52 Grenville road is Lostwithiel's nursing and care home. The lives of residents are greatly enhanced by welcoming visitors. This is particularly good for residents who cannot move independently... Read more

Memories of the Cold War - Flying the Vulcan Bomber in the Sixties

12th February 2020

By popular request Canon John Halkes will repeat the talk that he gave last Autumn, this time in aid of the Friends of St Winnow Church. The talk will start at 7... Read more

Calling all photographers!

13th February 2020

A new photographic competition invites pictures illustrating the value of community and the ways communities can come together. The prize is £500 for the photographer and up to £1000 for her/his local village hall, so we hope lots of people will have a go... Read more

Lerryn Film Club - The Wife

15th February 2020

The next members' meeting will be on Saturday 15th February when we will be showing "The Wife". Doors open at 7.00pm for tea/coffee and biscuits. The film is shown at 7... Read more

The Big Seed Give Away

15th February 2020

Do you have packets of seeds you would like to give away? Would you like to find out what packets of seeds you could collect for a donation? Why not come along to the Lostwithiel Community Centre on Saturday 15th February form 9... Read more

Whitecross and District Gardening Club - AGM and talk

20th February 2020

Our AGM will start at 7.00pm and will be followed by a talk by Liam Shoesmith entitled "ENCOURAGING WILDLIFE into the GARDEN. Meetings take place in Whitecross Village Hall on the outskirts of Bodinnick Village at 7... Read more

FoFE - Love Your Beach

21st February 2020

Come and join the Friends of Fowey Estuary at Readymoney Cove on Friday 21st February for a beach clean.

FoFE talk on Cornwall Butterflies

26th February 2020

Members and non members are welcome to attend this talk on Cornish Butterflies which will be held at the Trenython Manor Hotel on Wednesday 26th February at 7... Read more

LHS talk - "The Cornish House"

27th February 2020

The talk on Thursday 27th February 2020 at 7.00pm in the Lerryn Memorial Hall will be given by Paul Holden, House and Collections Manager of Lanhydrock... Read more

Ashton Lane Folk/Country Duo

28th February 2020

Ashton Lane are modern country duo Esther and Tim O’Connor. Their music has been compared to The Shires, Ward Thomas & Lady Antebellum and they are part of a new wave of home-grown new country music originating in the UK... Read more

Lerryn Players Coffee Morning and AGM

29th February 2020

Come and join us for our Coffee Morning and Children's Cabaret on Saturday 29th February in the Lerryn Memorial Hall, starting at 10.00am. This will be followed at 11... Read more

Lostwithiel University of The Third Age - March Open Meeting

2nd March 2020

The next Lostwithiel University of The Third Age Open Meeting will take place on Monday 2nd March 2020 at 2pm in the Church Rooms Lostwithiel. The speaker... Read more

Traditional Cornish songs in the Ship Inn, Lerryn

5th March 2020

Come and join us in the evening at 8.45ish in the Ship Inn, Lerryn for traditional Cornish singing to celebrate St Piran's Day.

Jazz Cafe at Duchy Nurseries

7th March 2020

The tickets sold out in 15mns but it is worth your while contacting CRBO to go on the waiting list.

Lerryn and District Produce Association AGM

9th March 2020

Come and support us on Monday 9th March at 7.30pm when we will be holding our AGM in the Red Store.


10th March 2020

To allow for changes amongst the roles of the directors, a new secretary plus a treasure/bookkeeper are being sought for The Red Store. If you have an hour or two a month and would like to volunteer for either of these positions which includes typing up the agendas, taking the minutes of the six meetings a year plus sending an annual report to Companies House, also someone to undertake the financial aspects involved with the income and expenditure and liaising with the accountant, then please come along to the AGM to find out more or contact Aly Rumbelow at redstoresec@yahoo... Read more

Lerryn School LSA fundraiser

11th March 2020

Come and support Lerryn School on Wednesday 11th March from 12.00 until 2.00pm when we will be serving Soup and Sweet followed by coffee and tea for £6... Read more

Lerryn WI

13th March 2020

Due to the Covid-19 virus, and following Government guidelines, Lerryn WI has suspended their meetings for April, May and June. We will keep the situation under review but will always follow the published guidelines... Read more

LAMA Coffee Morning

14th March 2020

Come and join us in the Church Rooms, Lostwithiel on Saturday 14th March for our Spring Coffee Morning.

The wet fish van is back!

14th March 2020

Our favourite fish selling van has been back since Monday 9th March. A fantastic opportunity to buy fresh fish caught in Cornwall and to catch up on gossip! The van can be found in the car park usually between 11... Read more


15th March 2020

On the evening of Tuesday 10 March a group of 17 ladies enjoyed a splendid meal at The Old Mill, Stonerush Lakes, near Lanreath. Annie drove the LAMA bus through the narrow lanes and Hilary picked up the ladies from other areas of the parish! We were warmly greeted by Jackie, Lauren and Anthony who made sure that we were well fed and 'watered' throughout the evening... Read more


16th March 2020

LAMA will be holding its AGM in the committee room of the Memorial Hall on Monday 16th March at 7.00pm. Come and support your local community minibus and give feedback to the committee whether your are a regular or occasional passenger... Read more

LHS talk -

17th March 2020

This talk has been cancelled due to ill health.


18th March 2020

The Directors have decided to cancel the planned AGM.

Message about the Yoga Circle

18th March 2020

I am very disappointed to have to tell you that I have cancelled allmy yoga classes from yesterday evening because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Government's statement really made me aware that Icould be causing my students a problem whilst trying to help them... Read more

Whitecross and District Gardening Club talk -We made a Garden, The Lost Garden of Landaviddy

19th March 2020

All talks have been cancelled until further notice

Home deliveries from Lerryn River Stores

19th March 2020

Nick and Michele want their loyal customers to know that if any of them fall ill or have to self-isolate for other reasons, they will deliver your shopping within a 3 mile radius... Read more

Community Buddies scheme set up

19th March 2020

A Community Buddies scheme was launched today by Katie Wilks and Annie Singer. All residents living an area of St Veep Parish which includes Wooda Cross, Kinghole, St Veep, Penpol and Trevelyan received a letter today explaining the scheme and inviting other buddies to join Katie and Annie... Read more

Stay and Play

19th March 2020

Did you know that Lerryn School and Pre-School run a "Stay and Play" scheme during term time every Thursday from 10.00am until 12.00pm? It costs £2... Read more

COVID-19 delivery help for those in need - Lostwithiel Young Farmers

19th March 2020

Lostwithiel Young Farmers are offering a collection/delivery service. Contact 07760191384.

Lerryn Film Club - all showings cancelled until further notice

21st March 2020

We will contact members when the Film Club is able to re-open its doors.

Coronavirus and the LAMA bus

21st March 2020

The pandemic is forcing hard choices on all of us. Today, with great sadness, we have had to give notice that we are suspending all LAMA bus trips until the time comes when we can once again provide these very important services without putting passengers, drivers or the public at risk... Read more

FoFE AGM and talk - cancelled

24th March 2020

We are sorry to tell you that we have decided to cancel our AGM and talk on Cornish Choughs which was meant to be held on Tuesday 24th March, as a result of updated Coronavirus guidelines issued by the Government today... Read more

Prescriptions collection service

24th March 2020

Those of you who have benefited from this service know that every Tuesday, the minibus returns from its weekly trip to Bodmin via the Lostwithiel surgery where our drivers pick up the prescriptions and deliver them to the shop in Lerryn between 12... Read more

St Winnow and St Veep isolation support scheme

25th March 2020

In addition the Community Buddies scheme which is operating in the St Veep and Penpol area of the parish, please see below another sup[port scheme set up through Kerry Pearce: We have a team of people covering different areas throughout the parishes of St Winnow and St Veep... Read more

Free Fish deliveries from Nippers Shellfish

26th March 2020

Nippers Shellfish based in Looe can take telephone orders on 07572365516 they do an awesome mystery selection offered in £20 or £30 boxes with free delivery... Read more

Local Businesses & Services

28th March 2020

Lerryn Website group would like to thank all our local businesses for their continued support during the past year. We send you all our best wishes for good health and for the successful recovery of your business, once the current crisis is over... Read more

Ship Inn sells take-away food

17th May 2020

The Ship Inn is now serving take away pizzas and kofta kebabs from 5.30pm onwards. Telephone orders only on 01208 872374.


17th May 2020

This anonymous gift was left outside the Lerryn River Stores on Saturday morning. A well-deserved token of the village's appreciation.

St Winnow Christmas Tree

20th May 2020

Help St Winnow Church create a monster Christmas Tree. Simply knit or crochet a 6" square (diamond) shape with a dark green border. Any colour and design... Read more

Call for return of trophies

4th June 2020


Congratulations to our young bakers

11th June 2020

The pupils of Lerryn School from the Early Years Foundation Stage to the Year 6 class have been involved in several Art and Design projects. One of them was a baking challenge... Read more

Lerryn & District Produce Association Show 2020 - CANCELLED

24th June 2020

We regret to announce that due to the current social distancing rules it will not be possible to hold this year’s Produce Show on 1 August 2020. This will come as a disappointment to many gardeners, cooks and crafters in the area, but we hope you will be able to support us in 2021 when we plan to hold what will be our 70th Show... Read more

Message from the Ship Inn

3rd July 2020

So Saturday is fast approaching. We open our doors at 12pm and we have worked very hard to make sure everyone will be safe inside & out - please abide by the rules... Read more

St Bartholomew and Benefice update

11th July 2020

OUR CHURCHES ARE OPEN Most of our churches are now open for private prayer they may not be open all day everyday: St Barts is open daily from 11.00am until 2... Read more

Lerryn Church of England Primary School

19th July 2020

There are places available in our unique school and on-site pre-school.

Lostwithiel Covid-19 Support Group

22nd July 2020

The Kids Food Box Project is the latest and biggest project which the group are undertaking.


23rd July 2020

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, a decision has been made that The Gallery will not be open to events until 2021. A review of the ongoing situation will be made during the autumn with updates added on Lerryn... Read more

Message from The Ship Inn and Willows Restaurant

5th August 2020

Well, it is ONE year today at the Ship Inn. What a year! What a change! Mega money spent but well worth it. Great support and fab staff. Thanks to everyone who has continued to support us, long may it last! Even after the craziness in the world, we are still here going strong... Read more


25th August 2020

BE AWARE! 01208 phone numbers are being targeted by someone claiming to be from Virgin Media say there's a fault with the internet connection... Read more

Flu Vaccination Clinics

21st September 2020

FLU VACCINATION clinics will be held in the Scout Hut on all Wednesdays in October (7th, 14th, 21st, 28th) and 11th November, with social distancing measures in place... Read more

Lerryn Yoga Circle

1st October 2020

I am delighted to day that the Lerryn Yoga Circle is back in action! The Monday class is completely full but anyone wishing to join us on a Tuesday evening in the Lerryn Memorial Hall at 7... Read more

Congratulations to Katie Wilks

4th October 2020

Congratulations to Katie who ran the 2020 Virtual London Marathon round St Veep on Sunday 4th October in the driving rain. Katie writes: "The route I planned was 2 circular half marathons starting and ending at my house... Read more

Lerryn School fundraising event

7th October 2020

Lerryn School have a new fundraising page on this link: week we raised an enormous £65 for a cake raffle.This week, we are completing sponsored burpees to raise funds for a circus workshop... Read more

Lerryn Halloween Pumpkin Walk - calling all pumpkin carvers!

12th October 2020

See in the calendar section, details of the event organised by the Lerryn WI . Here is what the pumpkin carvers need to know: Pumpkins should be carved and delivered to the village hall between 5... Read more

Lerryn Primary School fundraising update

22nd October 2020

Since September Lerryn School has taken to a range of online fundraising, sponsored physical challenges and shared video content with parents and carers... Read more

Important flu vaccine update

24th October 2020

Posted on behalf of the Lostwithiel Medical Practice:“We have had an unprecedented uptake of flu vaccinations so far this year and despite our initial plans we are unable to hold the final two drop-in clinics at the scout hut on 28th October and 11th November... Read more

Free School Meals from the Ship Inn

26th October 2020

We are offering a free set child's meal from 12pm until 2pm for children entitled to a free school meal during this school holiday. Proof of entitlement of children from this area must be produced.

Lerryn School Christmas cards now on sale

26th October 2020

Lerryn School Association proudly open their Christmas cards shop. The pupils designed all the cards and they are ordered to print by a Lerryn small business... Read more

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