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Harding Laity explains Knills Ceremony

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Harding Laity explains Knills Ceremony In his will Knill left money for the upkeep of his obelisk and also £25 for celebrations to take place every five years on St James' Day, 25 July. He directed that every five years...

A WW1 Romance from St Ives

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A WW1 Romance from St Ives A bit more about World War 1 (from wikipedia): World War I (WWI), also known as the First World War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and last...

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. ...

The Silver Ball – Mark Noall 1974’s Feast Day

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Mark Noall tells the story of the 1974's Feast St Ives Feast | Hurling the Silver Ball What’s it all about? The St Ives Feast is an ancient tradition that celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the Pari...

Keng Konner and the Haakish Maaid – St Ives Dialect

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Keng Konner and the Haakish Maaid - St Ives Dialect Theer wudn naw Saaints en ar cuntray. Theer wudn naw godlay toll. Theer wiz underdz up Welz, ovver Ayrlent oo skoft et poer aythen Cornwall. Maaid Eea flawted on a...

St Piran’s Day Preparation

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St Piran Day preparation February 2011. St Piran's Day started as one of the many tinners' holidays observed by the tin miners of Cornwall. Other miners' holidays of a similar nature include Picrous Day and Chewidden Th...