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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.


Grant for Trethevy Quoit

The Trust is pleased to be able to announce that we have received a grant from Historic England to rebuild a section of hedge adjacent to Trethevy Quoit. We will also be putting up a new gate into the field. It is planned that works will start on Monday 11th February and measures will be put in place to allow people to use the field during the period of works. Later this year, there will also be a geophysical survey and a community excavation. More details to follow. To find out more about Trethevy Quoit click... read more

Casting call for St Piran short film

We are excited to announce that we have commissioned a short film of the story of St Piran for use by Cornish schools and are now looking for volunteers to act as “extras” to help us with crowd scenes on the filming days. Filming will take place (weather permitting) on Perranporth Beach on Saturday 19th January and Sunday 20th January 2019. We are looking for people of all ages to help out so if you would like to take part we would love to hear from you! To register your interest please download and complete the registration form and email it back to us on info@cornwallheritagetrust.org Update!  Thank you so much – we now have all the volunteers that we need and unfortunately will not be able to accept any... read more

Students receive Cornwall Heritage Trust Award for language projects

Year 9 students at Liskeard School and Community College have been awarded their Bronze Art Award certificates by our new Chair, Dr Lamorna Spry. Lamorna spent time chatting with the students in both Cornish and English about their experiences and project work involving the Cornish language. The Trust funded the students’ qualifications. The students’ main project was to work with children from Liskeard School Nursery, using drama techniques to teach Cornish words. The current Year 8 Bronze Arts Award students watched the award ceremony and then wrote reviews about the experience – it could be them accepting their awards next... read more