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‘Gwytha ha Crefhe’ – Preserve and Strengthen our Unique Cornish Heritage

Cornwall Heritage Trust

Cornwall Heritage Trust protects some of the most iconic sites in Cornwall, such as Treffry Viaduct, Castle an Dinas and Sancreed Beacon. We regularly provide grants to other heritage organisations and our education programme helps to promote a greater appreciation of Cornwall’s unique heritage.


Nominations for Heritage Champion 2018 now open!

We are pleased to announce that nominations for the annual Sir Richard Trant Memorial Award for Heritage Champion 2018 are now open. Last year’s winner was Carole Vivian who was a very worthy recipient of the prize.  Carole was nominated for her tireless work establishing and organising the Cornwall Association of Local Historians (CALH) as well as presenting talks and tours all over the County. For more information on the award or if you would like to nominate an unsung hero or heroine who has made a difference to promoting, preserving or strengthening  Cornwall’s unique heritage in a voluntary capacity please click... read more

Cornish Song Project

Last year the Trust organised the Cornish Song Project with children from Wadebridge, Perranporth, Newlyn East and Newquay to introduce children to traditional Cornish songs.  The children took part in workshops to learn the songs with the aim of performing them at the Lowender Peran Festival.  The songs and music were recorded live at Lowender Peran and the audience was encouraged to join in by projecting the words onto a screen.  The songs, backing tracks and scores can be found on the CHT website and are available for schools to use.  There is also some background and history to each song and links to more information and resources that may be useful.  Huge thanks to everyone that helped to make this project so successful, it is very much hoped that Cornish schools will find this a valuable resource! To access the song resources and to find out more about this project please follow the link: Cornish Songs in Schools... read more

Cornwall Heritage Trust Membership and Gift Aid

Thinking about Membership to the Cornwall Heritage Trust?  If you are not already a member, or you know someone who would like to join Cornwall Heritage Trust, you can find all the details you will need including payment options on our Membership web page Prices include £10 for an Annual Senior Membership, and £25 for a Family. This is a perfect present for friends or family members who love Cornwall as much as we do.   Members receive a membership card, Annual Review of our activities, an invitation to attend our AGM, as well as details of certain benefits available as a member. All the money received from membership subscriptions helps Cornwall Heritage Trust to continue its work to preserve and strengthen our unique Cornish heritage. Donating through Gift Aid means Cornwall Heritage Trust can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you give, from the tax that you pay.  It won’t cost you any extra.  To help Cornwall Heritage Trust claim the extra funds all you need to do is complete a Gift Aid declaration form confirming that you are a UK Taxpayer, and that you have paid enough tax to cover the Gift Aid. If you would like a Gift Aid Declaration Form please email our office or telephone on 01872 224014 and we can post or email one to you.  ... read more

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Join the trust and share in its inspirational work.  You can also renew your membership here.

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Help us to preserve and strengthen Cornish Heritage for future generations

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