Yeth an Werin / Conversation groups

Cornish Language and Place Names

Every Monday from 10am-12pm.
Rann Wartha, Biddicks Court, St Austell
For further information please contact (01726) 67141 (text 07970 309275) or email

2nd Monday
The Bell Inn, 1 Tower Street, Launceston, PL15 8PQ - for
further information contact

1st Thursday of every month
7.30pm - 10.30pm
The Star Inn, Porkellis, TR13 0JR
For further information please contact the Inn on 01326 340237 or email

1st Tuesday of every month
The Royal Standard, Gwinear
8pm - 10.30pm
For further information please contact

Last Monday of the month.
The Queens Head, Cemetery Rd, Albaston, Gunnislake PL18 9AJ
For further information please contact Mike Daniels at
7.30pm – 9.30pm

3rd Tuesday of every month
8pm - 10.30pm
The Cornish Arms, St Ives
For further information please contact

Last Tuesday of every month
The Bridge Inn, Illogan, Redruth
For further information contact

2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month
Wig & Pen, Truro
For further information please join the Yeth an Werin Truru Facebook group.

4th Wednesday
The Sportsmans Arms, Heamoor - for further
information contact

Third Wednesday of every month
The Coldstreamer, Gulval
For further information contact


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