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John Bedding, Lead Potter at the Leach Pottery

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John Bedding, Lead Potter at the Leach Pottery John Bedding came to St Ives from London in 1967, and in 1968 was taken on as a student apprentice at the Leach Pottery. He was invited to join the permanent staff at the L...

Scully Race #3 St Ives VS Newquay

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Scully Race #3: St.Ives Boatmen lose to Newquay! Thanks to Andy S. for sharing with us his wonderful footage - proper job. The third Scully Race organised by the Jumbo Association last Saturday (Nov 16) drew contesta...

St Michael’s Mount ancient forest

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St Michael's Mount ancient forest Evidence of an ancient forest has been uncovered on the beach near St Michael's Mount after recent storms scoured away sand. These tree stumps on the beach were revealed by the action ...

St Ives Feast Day 2014

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FEAST CELEBRATIONS 2014 /St Ives Feast Day 2014 As our mayor Cllr Colin Nicholls said "That's what St Ives is all about!". FEAST SUNDAY, 9 FEBRUARY:   11.15 a.m.        MAYOR’S PARADE AND CHURCH SERVICE The...

Slideshow and Coffee Morning

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Slideshow and Coffee Morning at the Western Hotel St Ives Archive is holding a coffee morning focusing on the maritime and mining heritage of the town. ...

Nicola Burnett Smith – Ae Fond Kiss

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Nicola Burnett Smith - Ae Fond Kiss Nicola Burnett Smith performs Ae Fond Kiss at Norway Square. With over 300 events planned for this year, there will be something for everyone, so come to our beautiful town and joi...

A St Ives Fisherman; Stuart Clary-Brom

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A St Ives Fisherman; Stuart Clary-Brom. We are in July, the town is getting really busy so I went out to sea "lobster potting" with a local fisherman Stuart Clary-Brom and his son. We were around the rough coast from Ze...

The John Knill Celebrations

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The 43rd John Knill Celebrations 25th July 2011 The quinquennial John Knill Celebrations 25th of July 2011. Master of Ceremony : Harding Laity Fiddler : John Carr Widows : Amy Matthews and Lavanda Wedge Maidens : Pi...

St Ives Feast Day 2015

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St Ives Feast Day 2015 St Ives Feast Day 2015 presented by Councillor Linda Taylor Mayor of St Ives. Feast Day always falls on a Monday at the beginning of February, and this year it was February 9th. The feast day f...

The boilers of the Alba, Porthmeor Beach

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The boilers of the Alba, Porthmeor Beach (unexploded bomb for some!) Janet Axten tells us about the story of the Alba and explain about the wreck left on Porthmeor beach. The steamer SS Alba on rocks off Porthmeor b...

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