Constantine Cornwall

The Blue Belles

Ladies Harmony Singing Group. Available for informal functions.

Mawnan Smith Rainbows

Meets Methodist Hall, Thursday’s 5.15 to 6.15pm

The Tolmen Centre

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).

Mawnan Smith Website

Transition Constantine

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

Mawnan Smith Youth Club

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

Trengilly Singers

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.

Mawnan Wives’ Club

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

Treverva Male Voice Choir

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

Mawnan Women’s Institute

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.

Treverva Village Hall

Mission Church

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.

University of the Third Age (U3A)

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

New Rainbows Group

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

Visually impaired Club

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

Mawnan Smith First Responders

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

Pope’s Garden, Port Navas

Restored community garden – needs helpers to keep it tidy.

Wednesday Craft Group

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

Mawnan Smith Guides

Meets in Methodist Hall. Tuesdays, 7.00 to 8.45pm

Port Navas Village Hall (Reading Room)

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

Mawnan Smith Mums & Toddlers Group

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.

Royal British Legion – Constantine Branch

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

Mawnan Smith Pre-School

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.

Helford River Scout Group: Beavers 6 -8 years

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

Constantine Pre-School

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 ‘’.

Mawnan Friendship Club

Meets in MMH every Wednesday, 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Gweek Events Team (GET’s)

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

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.

Constantine Silver Band

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.

Mawnan Grapevine

Church Magazine

Gweek Information and News

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

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

Wednesday 6.30 – 8.00. Constantine Church Hall with various venues

Constantine Social Club

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.

Mawnan Memorial Hall

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

Gweek Pantoloons

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

Helston & St. Keverne Young Farmers

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

Constantine Web Site

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

Mawnan Mother’s Union

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

Gweek Players

Regular productions, new members welcomed.

History Co-ordinator

Slides, photographs, documents.

Constantine Womens’ Institute

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

Mawnan Old Cornwall History Society

Six meetings a year – see Posters & website.

Gweek Seals Playgroup

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

Ladies Circle

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

French Conversation Group

Caters for beginner and intermediate speakers.

Mawnan Panto Group

Produces the annual pantomime, and other productions.

Gweek Silver Band

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.

Mawnan Anvil Trust

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!

Friday Tea Dance

Friday afternoon 2pm to 4.30pm Gweek Village Hall.

Mawnan Smith Brownies

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

Gweek Village Hall

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.

Mawnan Christmas lights

Friends In Harmony

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

Gweek Website

‘’ Info on village groups, amenities and events.

Mawnan Community Association (MCA)

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

Friends of Constantine Surgery

Fund raising for surgery equipment, health videos & books.

Gweek Youth Club

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.

Mawnan Diary

Monthly village newsletter

Friendship Club

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

Helford River Scout Group

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.

Constantine One & All Club

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.

Mawnan Embroiderers Guild

Gweek Christmas Lights Committee

Construction and organising Lighting Displays for Christmas

Constantine Christmas Lights

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


1st Constantine Brownies

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

Constantine Church Hall


1st Constantine Guides

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

Constantine Community Choir

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.

Rendlesham Trust

The Trust is able to help in case of need by residents in the Parish of Mawnan Smith.


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

Constantine Community Land Trust

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

S.S.A.F.A. Forces Help

Archery Group

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

Constantine Cottage Garden Society

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.


Constant Times

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 Enterprises Company

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

Save The Children Fund

Covering Constantine and Mawnan Smith; Sec: Jacqui Hessing 01326 341484; Shop at Bottom of Fore Street, Constantine. Manager Sally Coot, 01326 340050

Constantine & District Twinning Association

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 History Group

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.

Shelterbox Trust

Warmth & shelter in a box. Sent to disaster areas around the World, wherever they’re needed.

Constantine Agricultural Association

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

Constantine Kids Club

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.

Teacher Support Network

Contact for central Cornwall; Treasurer, Secretary and Welfare.

Constantine Amblers

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 Memories Club

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.

‘8 In A Bar’

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

Constantine Arts Society

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

Constantine Museum

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.


Smaller Choral Group.

Constantine Bridge Club

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

Farm Crisis Network

01326 & District Young Farmer Club

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