Every year CALH organises a programme of summer visits, a two-day Spring conference and a one-day Autumn conference.

Autumn conference

Saturday 15th October 2022

Kilbirnie Hotel, Narrowcliff Road, Newquay TR7 2RS


Plague and pestilence in Cornwall and beyond

10-00am                            Reception and Coffee

10-25am                            Welcome by the Chairman

10-30am                            Carole Vivian.         

                                          Random accounts of smallpox in Cornwall

11-30am                            Dr. Anthony Piper.          

                                          Influenza - a warning from history

12-30am                            LUNCH

 2-00pm                             Marilyn Thompson        

                                         The Black Death, with particular reference to                                          Cornwall & its effects; measures employed to                                          mitigate and consequences

3-00pm                             Lesley Trotter                    

                                         Cholera in Cornwall

4-00pm                             TEA  - after which members depart

Approaching Newquay sea front from St Columb Minor, the hotel is on the left-hand side of Narrowcliff Road.  Parking is through the archway to the left of the hotel frontage.

Booking forms must be returned no later than Friday 30th September 2022. They will be sent to members with the August Newsletter, or may be downloaded here

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