Constantine Cornwall

Village Groups

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Constantine Silver Band

CONTACT:
D. Down
34 Fore Street
Constantine
TR11 5AB
01326 340813

WEBSITE: constantinecornwall.com/band

The band has always taken an active part in the village and the surrounding area giving its services free to the Church and Chapel especially at Christmas. It is also very involved with the village school helping many children to learn to play. The band’s beginner and junior sections provide free instrument loan and training, as well as assistance with practical or theory grade exams. Experienced players are always welcome in the senior band.

Entertainment is provided for the elderly throughout the year and during the summer there are open air concerts on the local bandstand. A very successful carnival is supported by the whole village as well as many friends and holiday visitors from all around. Over the years Constantine’s ‘Brass on the Grass has’ become one of the most popular Brass Band events in the Cornwall.


We regret that Brass on the Grass 2020 which was scheduled for 18th/19th July has been cancelled. See you all next year: 17th/18th July 2021.

Constantine Allotments Society

Constantine Allotments Society has been cultivating the site in Bridge for well over 40 years.  We run on organic lines, and members grow a variety of vegetables, soft fruit and flowers. We are family-friendly and children are encouraged to get involved. We are currently in the process of re-terracing all the plots thanks to a grant from the Lottery fund.  At present all the plots are occupied, but we run a waiting list and anyone interested can contact the joint chairpeople, Dougal & Suzanna Jeffries, on 01326 341356.

Women’s Institute

Meetings have been cancelled until further notice due to the Coronavirus.

President
Liz Pearce: Tel 01326 340012 or email:  lizpearce1@hotmail.co.uk

Secretary
Carolyn McDonald:  Tel:  01326 341314

Treasurer
Jenny Foley:  Tel:  01326 340036

The W.I. meets every 2nd Monday of the month at 7.15 p.m. in the W.I. Hall in Bowling Green.  We have interesting and inspiring speakers every month, we organize outings, lunches, walks, and the Soup and Pud lunch on the last Monday of the month from October to May. 12 noon all welcome, only £4 including drinks.  The W.I. gives you the opportunity to do new and interesting things, within a friendly supportive environment.  Try before you buy – Come along to a couple of meetings free of charge before you commit to membership..  If you don’t want to come on your own, simply phone one of the numbers above and we will arrange for someone, to meet you, so you can come along together, or bring a friend.

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Constantine One & All Club

Meets in Social Club, monthly, Monday afternoons.

Contact: Mrs. S. Coot, 16 Trebarvah Road, Constantine (01326) 340050

Varied and interesting programme of speakers and entertainers during the Winter; outings and coach trips organised during the Summer. Over 40’s welcome. 

Constantine Memories Club

Tracey Clowes (01326) 340279

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

Constantine Kid’s Club

Meets in the school from 8-8.45am and 3.15-6pm

In the Pre School Building and  run by Constantine Primary School.

Please book in advance through the school secretary, Christine Beswick: (01326) 340554

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.

History Group 

Meets at 7.15pm in the WI Hall on the 3rd Friday of every month except December.  In November the AGM precedes the meeting and starts at 7pm.

Meetings have been cancelled until further notice due to the Coronavirus.

Hon Secretary:
Mr Don Garman
Chyrose, Bosanath Valley, Mawnan Smith
dj.garman@virgin.net
Tel: 01326 250604

Hon Treasurer:
Mrs Melanie Richards
Ponjeravah Cottage, Constantine
Tel: 01326 340421

Constantine History Group holds seven winter talks on Cornwall history and four summer visits to places of historical interest. Non-members are welcome to attend both.

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Constantine Enterprises Company Ltd (CEC)

Charity Number: 107185, 
Company Number: 3554035

The CEC has been operating since April 1998 and was established to manage projects within the village of Constantine, for the benefit of its inhabitants. Specifically, it owns and manages the Tolmen Centre, a Grade 2 listed former Methodist Chapel in the centre of the village, purchased in 1998 and now run as an arts, theatre, museum, & community centre.

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Cottage Garden Society

Chairman: Pete Wilson 01326 341462
Membership Secretary: Pauline Garman 01326 250604
Social Secretary: Jenny Foley 01326 340306

Winter meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in the WI Hall except February which starts at 7.00pm.

The Summer Show is held on the 3rd Saturday of July in the marquee on the recreation field.

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Church Hall User’s Committee

Treasurer/Booking Sec: Mrs. J. Parshall, Vicarage Terrace, Constantine (01326) 340236

Constantine Bridge Club

Meets in W.I. Hall Wednesdays, 2pm – 4.30pm.

Contact: Mr. G. Doubleday, Church Square, Constantine (01326) 340112

New Bridge playing members welcome. 

Constantine Arts Society

Constantine Arts Society is a group of enthusiastic amateur and professional artists, which came about in 1974 when a few local people decided to paint together in the village hall.

Today, 40 years on, the Arts Society is still flourishing with over 70 members.

The Society holds an annual, very successful Summer Exhibition, which welcomes everybody to view and buy.

The Society also hosts workshops, social and leisure events, all featured on their Facebook page:

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Constantine Agricultural Association

Chairman: Mr. P. Carter, Trengilly Farm, Constantine (01326) 340883 

Annual Show – 1stSaturday in July. A super day out at Trengilly Farm!

Many trade stands. Cattle, horses & dogs. Craft & domestic tent. 

Constantine & District Twinning Association

Twinned with Pont-Croix, Brittany.

Chairman:
Mary Owen, Lower Treworval , Constantine, TR11 5JW

Secretary:
Brian Crowle, 67 Treffry Road, Truro, TR1 1WL

Treasurer:
Mrs. Marian Saunders, Manor Mill, Constantine  01326 341269

Committee Members: Gia Shaw, Penny McGovern, John Richards, Maggie Mackenzie, Henry Sneesby, Antonia Elleman.

Contact: Mary Owen 01326 250700 tremary@hotmail.co.uk

Constantine and District Twinning Association is a vibrant organisation dedicated to bringing together the residents of the parishes of Constantine and Gweek, and Pont-Croix in Brittany. Pont-Croix is a small, attractive town, set in rural countryside at the head of the river Goyen.

The Association has flourished with visits to each country taking place in alternate years.  The Cornish contingent stay with members of the Twinning Association in Brittany and are always given a royal welcome. They visit places of interest; are wined and dined magnificently and get a real insight into Breton homes and family life.

1st Constantine Guides 

Girls 10+ to 15 years.  Meet in Church Hall, Fridays 7.30 – 9.00pm.

Guide Leader: Mrs R. Nicholls, Vicarage Terrace, Constantine (01326) 341320

Mobile (07533) 221782

Guider: Miss H. Downing Stithians (01209) 861647

1st Constantine Brownies

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

Contact:  Lucy Chapman 07748 353636
or: Mrs. L. Sole 01326 340722

Trengilly Singers

The Trengilly Singers are a dedicated and established choir based in Constantine we practise every Monday evening in the Tolmen Centre at 7.15.

We sing a range of wonderful choral pieces from the medieval ages right through to songs from the shows. We are very lucky and honoured to have as our musical director Melanie Uren a classically trained musician and soloist .

We are former Champions of Cornwall in our class winning the Edgar Kessell Gold Award in 2017. We have performed at concerts all over Cornwall including at Truro Cathedral.

We are always looking for new members so do pop in and see us on a Monday evening or you can contact Melanie at melanieuren@gmail.com or Chris Martin on 01326 211795.

Weddings: We have sung at many weddings and are always interested in performing. Do contact us via the email above if you would like to hear us and have a chat about your big day.

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