Constantine Cornwall


01326 & District Young Farmer Club

Contact: Carolyn or Ben
01326 250321

Meetings are held on Fridays at 7.30 p.m. for activities, outings, charity events, and inter-club meetings. open to ages 10 – 26

1st Constantine Brownies

Contact: Mrs. L. Sole
52 Fore Street
01326 340722

Girls 7 to 10 years. Meet in Church Hall, Fridays.

1st Constantine Guides

Guide Leader: Mrs R. Nicholls
36 Wheal Vyvyan

Girls10+ to15 years. Meet in Church Hall, Fridays 7.30 -9.00pm.

‘8 In A Bar’

Contact: Gareth Griffiths

Secretary: Nigel Pascoe

Meets Mawnan Methodist Hall Wednesday’s 7.30pm; a versatile close harmony group for smaller venues.


Contact: Liz Smith
Bar Rd
Helford Passage
01326 250170

Constantine’s organically managed allotments, located just outside Bridge.

Archery Group

Chairman: Adrian Leach
01326 240966

Secretary: Paul Reid
01326 573214

Lizard Peninsular Bowmen – Visitors welcome. Meet in Gweek Village Hall 5 times week 1st Oct and 30th April, also outdoor range nr Garras.

Constant Times

Editor: Ben Symes

Distribution: Russ Johnston

Layout: Caitlin DeSilvey

Produced by the Constantine Enterprises Company, Tolmen Centre, Constantine. Contact via email: or 01326 341129; Items for inclusion to 49 Fore Street, or Tolmen Centre Constantine, please. Copy always wanted – items for sale; dates & events; club reports etc. 750 copies printed & distributed 5 times a year. Offers of help always appreciated.

Constantine Agricultural Association

Chairman: Mr. P. Carter
Trengilly Farm
01326 340883

Annual Show – 1st Saturday July.. A super day out at Trengilly Farm ! Many trade stands. Cattle, horses & dogs. Craft & domestic tent.

Constantine Amblers

Contact: Mr. R. Rashleigh
30 Penbothidno
01326 340047

Contact: Mrs. G. Gove
Tresahor Praze
01326 340266

All year round. Footpath walks, locally and out-of-parish. Meet in Constantine Church Hall car park Wednesdays fortnightly at 1.30pm (winter) or 6pm (summer).

Constantine Arts Society

Contact: Christine Fletcher
01326 250038

Meets in Church Hall Tuesdays 11.00am – 4.00 pm; Annual Exhibition held during July – August.

Constantine Bridge Club

Contact: Mr. G. Doubleday
Church Square
01326 340112

Meets in W.I. Hall Wednesdays, 2pm – 4.30pm; New Bridge playing members welcome.

Constantine Christmas Lights

Contact: Tracey Clowes
01326 340279

Leads a small team to enhance our community at Christmas time. Fund raising events are held throughout the year. Working with Parish Council support.

Constantine Church Hall

Treasurer: Gill Just
Doctors Lane
01326 340434

Booking Secretary: Kate Graves
Church Square
01326 341279; 07816 251624

Caretaker: Jenny Parshall
Vicarage Terrace
01326 340236

Constantine Community Choir

Conductor: Jenny Whittaker
01326 372561

Admin: Penny McGovern
01326 221697

Contact: Lynda Gregory
01326 340631

Meets Tolmen Centre – Alternate Mondays, “glass of wine” at 6.45, with practice from 7pm to 8pm This choir welcomes everyone who’d just like to sing. We also have a slightly more ‘serious’ group who meet every Monday – before the main choir 6.30 – 7.00pm and the other Monday 7 – 8pm.

Constantine Community Land Trust

Contact: Simon Allen

A community-led organisation aiming to provide affordable housing, workshops etc. All assets would be held in trust so the community benefits forever..

Constantine Cottage Garden Society

Membership Secretary: Mrs. B. Willoughby
01326 340083

President: Mr. N. Wiseman
St. Julian’s
Bowling Green
01326 340577

Chairman: Mr. H. Bolt
Valley View
01326 340306

Treasurer: Mr. D. Burke
Port Navas
01326 341018

Meets in W.I. Hall monthly during Winter. Good discounts on seeds, compost, also so at local nurseries for plants. Winter talks,. Annual Summer Show held in marquee on Recreation Ground, July.

Constantine & District Twinning Association

Chairman: Mr. Eric Williams
8 Comfort Wartha
01326 341440

Secretary: Mrs. Mary Owen
Lower Treworval
01326 250700

Treasurer: Mrs. Marian Saunders
Manor Mill
01326 341269

Twinned with Pont-Croix, Brittany. Committee Members: Gia Shaw, Penny McGovern, John Richards, Maggie Mackenzie, Henry Sneesby, Antonia Elleman. Formed in 1980, the Association covers the parishes of Constantine and Gweek and is twinned with Pont – Croix in Brittany. Every year, either they visit Constantine or Constantine visits them. A newsletter called “Salut!” is published regularly.

Constantine Enterprises Company

Honorary Chair: Tracey Clowes
01326 340279

Honorary Company Secretary: Charlie Pugh
Goongillings Cottage
01326 340630

Gerelyn Blackstone-Karapanos
Caitlin DeSilvey
Chris Hussey
Dougal Jeffries
Barbara Pugh
Elfie Rawlence
Gia Shaw
Peter Tatham
Richard Thomas. 

Constantine History Group

Chairman: Mr. Geoff Roberts
01326 340154

Hon. Secretary: Mr. Don Garman
01326 250604

Hon. Treasurer: Mrs Melanie Richards
Ponjervah Cottage
01326 340421

Meets in W.I. Hall, 7.15 pm, 3rd Friday in the month (not December). The History Group has seven winter Cornish history talks and four summer outings to local places of historical interest. Non Members always welcomed to attend both.

Constantine Kids Club

Contact: Christine Beswick
01326 340554

Meets in the school from 8 – 8.45am and 3.15 – 6pm; In the Pre School Building, this is now run by Constantine Primary School and functions in term time. Please book in advance through the school secretary.A great facility for children from 4 to 11 years. For short term, planned or emergency supervision by trained staff. Outdoor activities are always on offer with the use of the school field, playground and adventure areas as well as fun things to do indoors. All children are welcome.

Constantine Memories Club

Contact: Don Garman
01326 250604

Working with Constantine Museum. Group recording on CD the memories of Constantine’s parishioners, to form an archive locally and also as part of a national scheme.

Constantine Museum

Collection Manager: Don Garman
01326 250604

Heritage Team Chairman: Jacqui Hessing

Contact: David Freeman
9 Parc Monga
01326 340679

Contact: Peter Tatham
14 Fore Street
01326 341336

Tolmen Centre, Fore Street, Constantine. Opened June 2005, this display of Constantine Parish life includes artefacts, photographs, maps and a developing Cornish reference library area. Items of historical interest can be loaned or donated to the museum. Volunteers required to clean and restore artefacts & to man the exhibition. Regular fund raising events.

Constantine One & All Club

Contact: Mrs. S. Coot
16 Trebarvah Road
01326 340050

Meets in Social Club, monthly, Monday afternoons. Varied and interesting programme of speakers and entertainers during the Winter; outings and coach trips organised during the Summer. Over 40’s welcome.

Constantine Pre-School

Manager: Rosie Regini
01326 341444

Chairperson: Mrs Helen Bancroft (Head of the Primary School)

Treasurer: Alice Nicholls

We are situated within the grounds of the local primary school and welcome children between the ages of 2 and 4, potty trained or not. With a stimulating environment both indoors and out, excellent facilities and dedicated staff, we are able to offer a welcoming, safe and friendly setting for enjoyable and sustained early development. Our professionally-trained personnel, all of whom hold early years or play-work qualifications, take great pride in knowing their children well, and meeting each individual child’s needs. Those with special requirements are also well supported. Pre-school sessions are Tuesday to Friday 9am to 12pm and Tuesday to Thursday afternoons 12pm to 3pm. The local toddler group runs on a Monday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm. For more information or a prospectus please cal, email inforconstantinepreschool@btconnect.coml or view the website ‘’.

Constantine Silver Band

Hon. Presidents: Richard & Tracey Clowes

Chairman: Mr. D. Down
34 Fore Street
01326 340813

Hon. Secretary: Mr. A. Moyle
21 Fore Street
01326 341152

Treasurer: A. Smith,Helston
01326 563688

Practices Sunday Evenings in the Social Club Function Room. Beginners 7.00 to 7.45pm, Main Band 7.45pm onward., Experienced players always welcome for the senior band, plus new and young members. Brass & Voice weekend 19th & 20th July, Port Navas Regatta 26th July, Carolare on the Quay 27th July.

Constantine Social Club

Chairman: Mr.R.E. Just
Doctors Lane
01326 340434

Secretary: Mr. N. Logan
01326 340583

Steward: Mr C. Prynn

Membership Secretary: Mr C. Prynn

Trebarvah Road, Constantine; Mobile 07786 107710. Club opening times Mon – Thurs. 19.00 to 23.00; Fri. 18.00 to 00.00; Friday Happy Hour 19.00 – 20.00, Sat & Sun 12.00 to 00.00.; Meals available most Friday and Saturday evenings til 21.00hrs; Function Room available for hire booking through the Steward during opening hours. Visitors welcome (4 visits year max.). Membership fee £12.00 per year, concess. £9.00.

Constantine Web Site

Contact: Jeff Meadows
Port Navas
01326 340340

Please advise club details, etc. To James Agnew for events & dates on 01326 341041

Constantine Womens’ Institute

President: Angela Stokes
Bowling Green Road
01326 341143

Secretary: Gill Just
Doctors Lane
01326 340434

Treasurer: Jenny Foley
01326 340036

Hall Bookings: Sheila Symons
2 Penbothidno Estate
01326 340738

Meets in W.I. Hall, 2nd Monday in month, 7.15pm. Interesting speakers; competitions, craft sessions. Soup & Pud lunches. New members always welcome.

French Conversation Group

Contact: Gia Shaw
01326 250769

Caters for beginner and intermediate speakers.

Friday Tea Dance

Contact: John and Mollie Buxton

Friday afternoon 2pm to 4.30pm Gweek Village Hall.

Friends In Harmony

Musical Director: Kate Thompson
Fore Street
01326 340098

Contact: Lucy Clitherow
01326 340757

Mixed voice, harmony choir who perform at local events, available for private functions.

Friends of Constantine Surgery

Chairman: Mr. A. Vyvyan
Merthen Manor
01326 340664

Treasurer: Mr. N. Wiseman
St. Julian’s
Bowling Green
01326 340577

Fund raising for surgery equipment, health videos & books.

Friendship Club

President: Mrs. J. Olds
Bosahan Farm Bungalow
01326 340388

Leader: Mr. J. Pascoe
Elm Grove
01326 373146

Hon. Secretary: Mrs. M. Spargo
01326 373146

Meets alternate Thursdays 2.30pm. Village Hall, March to December.

Gweek Christmas Lights Committee

Contact: Bob Knight
Blacksmiths Anvil
01326 221495

Construction and organising Lighting Displays for Christmas

Gweek Events Team (GET’s)

Contact: Brian & Sue Toney
01326 221652

Contact: Tara Mackie
01326 221991

Organising village events: Burns Night dinner, annual fun and sports day, New Year’s eve party etc, also support group for vulnerable people in the event of bad weather or emergancy

Gweek Information and News

Contact: Brian Toney MBE
01326 221652

Newsletter produced every 5-6 weeks with information on Gweek events and activities.

Gweek Pantoloons

Contact: Mr. B. Toney. MBE
5 Meneth
01326 221652

Annual Pantomime performed in March, Workshops held in summer months. New members warmly welcomed.

Gweek Players

Contact: Mrs. V. Trotman
01326 221246

Regular productions, new members welcomed.

Gweek Seals Playgroup

Contact: Kate Baker

Meets Mondays and Thursdays 9.30 – 12 noon in Village Hall. Age 0-5.

Gweek Silver Band

Chairman: Tom Sneddon

Musical Director: Tony Richards
01326 280132

Events Secretary: Tracey Dunkley
01326 564046

Main practice in The Reading Room, Wednesdays, 7.45pm to 9.30pm. Individual tuition for learners, Mondays, from 6.30pm by appointment. Band Sunday in Gweek, July; Pig Roast and Sports, July.

Gweek Village Hall

Letting Secretary: Shirley Piggott
01326 221975

Chairperson: Mr. B. Toney, MBE
5 Meneth
01326 221652

Well equipped Hall with large main room with sprung dance floor and stage, kitchen and meeting rooms available for letting at reasonable rates. Monthly dance, usually second Saturday. Ballroom and Committee Room available for letting.

Gweek Website

Contact: Russ or Karen
19 Meneth
01326 221532

‘’ Info on village groups, amenities and events.

Gweek Youth Club

Club Leader: Mr. B. Toney, MBE
5 Meneth
01326 221652

Meets at Helford River Gig Club, Friday evenings 6.30 – 8.30pm. Children from 8 years upwards. Visitors and new members welcome. Indoor and outdoor games, disco.

Helford River Scout Group

Contact: Sue Rosevear
01326 250225

Aim to help young people achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, by taking part in a variety of activities and experiences.

Helford River Scout Group: Beavers 6 -8 years

Meet MCA Hall, Mawnan Smith, Thursday’s 5.10 -6.26pm

Helford River Scout Group: Cub Scouts 8 -10+ years

Meet MCA Hall, Mawnan Smith, Thursday’s 6.30 – 8.00pm. Aim to help young people achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, by taking part in a variety of activities and experiences.

Helford River Scout Group: Sea Scouts 10+ – 14 years

Wednesday 6.30 – 8.00. Constantine Church Hall with various venues

Helston & St. Keverne Young Farmers

Contact: Alan Carter
Trengilly Farm

Chairman: Rachael Benny

Helston Rugby Club, Thursday 7.30pm. Social events. New members welcomed. Educational talks and visits.

History Co-ordinator

Contact: Hazel Perham
01326 340728

Slides, photographs, documents.

Ladies Circle

Contact: Fran Baecher
01326 340859

Meets in the W.I. Hall last Tuesday in month at 2.15pm. Guest speakers, varied activities, fun and friendship. All adult age groups welcome


Contact: Andrew Varney

Smaller Choral Group.

Mawnan Anvil Trust

Chairman: Mr. M. Tremayne
Mawnan Smith
01326 250203

Secretary: Mr. I. Martin
Carlidnack Lane
Mawnan Smith
01326 250415

Has restored the old Blacksmith’s Shop for use as a working heritage and craft workshops. A company registered by guarantee, with charity status. Come and have a look around!

Mawnan Christmas lights

Contact: Penny Salisbury
01326 250321

Contact: Beth Lawry
01326 250264

Mawnan Community Association (MCA)

Treasurer & Booking Secretary: Mr. C. Bate
12 Greenfields Close
Mawnan Smith
01326 250582

MCA Hall, next to Pavilion on the Cricket Ground. Pay Phone in Hall 01326 250662

Mawnan Diary

Contact: Nick Fletcher
01326 250038

Monthly village newsletter

Mawnan Embroiderers Guild

Contact: Edith Legge
01326 250430

Mawnan Friendship Club

Contact: Miss V. Chegwidden
01326 250713

Meets in MMH every Wednesday, 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Mawnan Grapevine

Contact: Mrs Hoskins
Tresooth Bungalow
Penwarne Road
01326 250874

Church Magazine

Mawnan Memorial Hall

Chairman: Mrs. B. Lawry
Lower Tregarne
Mawnan Smith
01326 250264

Treasurer & Booking Secretary: Mr. I. Newman
14 Greenfield Close
Mawnan Smith
01326 250334

Sampy’s Hill, Mawnan Smith. Look out for news of films, concerts and talks etc. in the Mawnan Diary.

Mawnan Mother’s Union

Contact: Mrs. M. Cockeram
Sampys Hill
Mawnan Smith
01326 250726

Meets 2nd Wednesday in the Month at 2.30pm in Methodist Hall.

Mawnan Old Cornwall History Society

Chairman: Mrs. G. Glover
Grove Hill
Mawnan Smith
01326 250048

Secretary: Mr E. Glover
Grove Hill
Mawnan Smith
01326 250048

Six meetings a year – see Posters & website.

Mawnan Panto Group

Chairman: Mr. N. Druce
01326 250688

Secretary: Mrs. B. Lawry
Lower Tregarne
Mawnan Smith
01326 250264

Treasurer: Mr I. Newman
14 Greenfield Close
Mawnan Smith
01326 250334

Produces the annual pantomime, and other productions.

Mawnan Smith Brownies

Contact: Mrs. C. Grint
12 Shute Hill
Mawnan Smith
01326 250260

Meets in Methodist Hall, Wednesday’s 5.00 to 6.30pm

Mawnan Smith First Responders

Co-ordinator: Mrs. A. Turner
01326 251233

Team trained to give immediate assistance prior to the arrival of an Ambulance – will you volunteer to join the team ?

Mawnan Smith Guides

Guider: Mrs. C. Grint
12 Shute Hill
Mawnan Smith
01326 250260

Meets in Methodist Hall. Tuesdays, 7.00 to 8.45pm

Mawnan Smith Mums & Toddlers Group

Contact: Sally
01326 250206

Meets in MCA Hall Friday, 1.30pm – 3.00pm. at the new pre school school building, Carwinion Playing Field. For the up to 4 years. Term time only.

Mawnan Smith Pre-School

01326 250627

After much hard work, the Pre School has a new building, next to the Playing Field, Carwinion Road. Monday and Tuesday 9 to 12am and 12 to 3 pm; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 to 12am only. Toddler Group Fridays 1 to 3 pm.

Mawnan Smith Rainbows

Contact: Mrs. G. Druce
01326 250688

Meets Methodist Hall, Thursday’s 5.15 to 6.15pm

Mawnan Smith Website

Contact: Mawnan Smith Parish Council Clerk

Mawnan Smith Youth Club

Contact: To Be Advised
Mawnan Smith

Meets in MCA Hall, Wed. term time, 6.30 to 8.30pm

Mawnan Wives’ Club

Contact: Mrs. D. Sanderson
01326 250994

Meets in MMH, 1st and 3rd Fridays in the month. Speakers; outings.

Mawnan Women’s Institute

President: Mrs. Jean Wattis
Sea Winds
Maen Porth
Mawnan Smith
01326 250044

Hon. Secretary: Mrs. J. Ragg
9 Greenfield Close
Mawnan Smith
01326 251255

Meets in MMH, 2nd Thursday each month, except August. Varied programme of speakers and events. Also, Monday evening drama group; evening walks during the summer.

Mission Church

Contact: Miss P. Ingram
30 Meneth
01326 221511

Services 3rd Sunday in month, at 6.00pm. 1st, 2nd & 4th Sunday in the month, transport available to the Parish Church in Constantine for Morning Service. Our Methodist friends are very welcome at the Mission Church.

New Rainbows Group

Leader: Mrs R. Nicholls
36 Wheal Vyvyan

Any parents wanting child to join rainbows brownies or guides go to and use the join us link to register interest

Pope’s Garden, Port Navas

Contact: Mr. D. Burke
Port Navas
01326 341018

Restored community garden – needs helpers to keep it tidy.

Port Navas Village Hall (Reading Room)

Chairman: Margaret Scott
01326 340214

Bookings: Bernice Wickens
01326 340718

Private and general bookings, parties, functions, exhibitions. Seats approx. 30 people.

Royal British Legion – Constantine Branch

Chairman: Mr. R. Mitchell
Little Trengilly
01326 340303

Treasurer: Mr. A. Moyle
21 Fore Street
01326 341152

Meets in the Constantine Social Club, 2nd Tuesday in the month at 7.30pm. New members welcome.

The Blue Belles

Musical Director: Mrs. F. Dawson
Glebe Terrace
01326 340181

Ladies Harmony Singing Group. Available for informal functions.

The Tolmen Centre

Centre Managers: Barbara & Charlie Pugh
01326 341353

Fore Street, Constantine. Community facility available for hire. Several meeting rooms downstairs, including large front hall, and an auditorium upstairs with stage and sloped seating for up to 180. Stair lift installed. Programme of local & touring performances available from village shops. Tolmen Café opens on Wednesday evenings and Thursday lunchtimes (Term time).

Transition Constantine

Secretary: Chris Hussey

Chairman: Rob Curtis

Email:; Talks, Films, Green initiatives, Monthly farmers market.

Trengilly Singers

Musical Director: Melanie Uren
01326 340421

Practise Monday evenings 7.15pm in the Church Hall. Mixed Choir, singing all styles from Tallis to Tavener, Baroque to Big Spender, available for concerts, weddings etc.

Treverva Male Voice Choir

Musical Director: John Adams

Accompanist: Miss R. Bray

President: Mr. M. Varney

Chairman: Mr. K. Dunstan

Treasurer: Mr. N. Cottrell

Secretary: Ann Trudgen
01326 210444

Meets Mondays, 7.30pm – 9.30pm Community Hall, Penryn Rugby Club. County wide concerts.

Treverva Village Hall

Chairman: Mr. M. Bennett
01326 341242

Bookings: Mrs. H. Perham
01326 340728

University of the Third Age (U3A)

Contact: Margaret Hopkins
01326 569121

Contact: Vanda Trotman
01326 221433

Meets Gweek Village Hall. Wednesday 10am. Activities, fitness and social gathering for ‘third agers’

Visually impaired Club

Chairman: Tom Hornsby
01736 752139

Meets Tuesdays, Village Hall 10 – 3pm. Wide variety of crafts to sample + speakers and outings.

Wednesday Craft Group

Contact: Maxine Goldsworthy
Post Office Row
01326 221266

Meets at Gweek Mission Church, Wednesday Morning. To exchange craft ideas and for friendship.