Posts for Nostalgic

The award-winning Castle

I was reading the Town Council newsletter and it finally registered how well things are going on the heritage side and for the cafe, too. As I’m not an engineer, […]

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Swann Songs at the Falcon

By Binzy Reynolds: On Wednesday 10th April at the Falcon Hotel, Bude, Jan Baker, Robert Barber, and Peter Clarke, performed their tribute to composer Donald Swann, who was probably best […]

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Swann Songs in aid of Connect Bude

Singers Jan Baker and Robert Barber, and pianist Peter Clarke, who recently became members of Connect Bude (the group that is campaigning to reconnect Bude and Holsworthy to the National […]

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New Titanic Exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth

By Helen Shingler:   We popped into The National Maritime Museum at Falmouth yesterday to see a new exhibition which has just opened and which will run until January 2020. […]

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St Piran’s Day offering from the Old Cornwall Society

From Helen Bartrop Hocking: The Bude, Stratton & District is one of the forty-two branches that make up the great tree that is the Federation of Old Cornwall Societies. Due […]

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Jeeves and Wooster Play at HATS Theatre tonight!

A quick last minute shout out for Up Close Theatre who are performing ‘Jeeves and Wooster’ at HATS Theatre in Bodmin Street, Holsworthy this evening at 7.30pm! Tickets are available […]

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Help Bude’s ‘forgotten genius’ win heritage award

Help Bude’s ‘forgotten genius’ win heritage award The Gurney Stove – invented in the 1800s by Sir Goldsworthy Gurney (who also built the Castle, Bude) – has been shortlisted in […]

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The vote result for Nanny Moore’s Bridge

It’s a smallish sample, and a bit of fun, but the votes cast are in for Nanny Moore’s Bridge. In total, we were able to count 158 votes. The first survey […]

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Last call for Nanny Moore’s Bridge survey

A reminder about the Nanny Moore’s Bridge survey, a chance to listen rather than read! Survey link is here. You can only vote once. Thanks for taking part.

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Will you vote for the Gurney stove?

the Gurney stove has been short listed for ‘Object of the Year’ in the Cornwall Heritage Awards. The award is arguably the most significant, with the winning object being decided […]

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Can you help with Killerton Road question?

We’ve been asked a question by a lady called Sheila. I am sorting out my late Father’s photos and have found one with No.7 on. I Know my grandparents lived […]

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Is Father Christmas real?

Most of us get nostalgic on Christmas Eve and remember past Christmases stretching back over the decades to childhood. Those of us with grown up children and grandchildren reminisce about […]

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Bude Youth Theatre needs your canal stories

Following recent storms in Bude, what appears to be railway lines were revealed on Summerleaze beach (see picture). In fact these sand rails are relics of the Bude Canal and […]

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William Hockridge Biography: World War One Hero from Bude

William Hockridge Biography: World War One Hero from Bude   William Hockridge was born on the 20th October 1892 – at Wharf Cottages in Helebridge, Marhamchurch, just outside Bude. Born […]

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Torridge Remembers

100 years ago the Great War came to an end. In this extraordinary Centenary year, Torridge District Council is remembering and supporting the Armed Forces past and present, with two […]

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