Monthly Archive: December 2014

Christmas Day 2014


Merry Christmas from Mevagissey Hub x

Percy Mitchell, boat builder


Percy Mitchell – a traditional boat builder par excellence  at the National Maritime Museum, Cornwall.


Driving through Mevagissey


If you’re going to be driving through Mevagissey for the first time when you visit, this video gives a good primer on what to expect. It can be a little daunting for visitors, especially if you’re not used to narrow lanes. This was taken about seven years ago, but little has changed (except the building projects are finished!)

News from the Jubilee Hall: 2 December 2014

Another successful quiz night was held on Saturday, this time the Christmas Quiz in aid of the Friends of Mevagissey Surgeries, who had created a party atmosphere in the hall.  An enjoyable evening ended in a victory for the ‘Hangers On’ team. A sum of nearly £250.00 was raised, and thanks go to all who supported this event.

There is a Christmas Bazaar, hosted by the Mevagissey Committee of Cancer Research, at St Andrew’s Church Hall on Thursday, December 4th, between 10am and 12 noon.  Amongst other things on offer, there will be a book stall, cakes. bric-a-brac and Christmas decorations and gifts. Refreshments will be available.  All are welcome.

The Youth Club are holding a Table Top Sale on Friday, December 5th, from 10am.  Anyone interested in booking a table at £5.00 should contact Anne-Marie on 842011.

St Peter’s Church are holding ‘Cribfest’ from Friday, December 5th until Sunday, December 7th. The school will be in church on Friday morning, after which all are invited to come and see a delightful display of cribs and nativity scenes, including those from the school and homemade. Hours of opening are 12 noon until 4pm on Friday, 10am until 4pm on Saturday and from 11am until 3pm on Sunday. Tea and coffee and mince pies will be available.

On Friday, December 5th, there will be a ‘Christmas Evening’ at the Museum from 6pm until 10pm.  There will be fun for all, and entry is free. The Mevagissey Four will be entertaining with carols and seasonal songs; there will be story-telling; a children’s Christmas trail around the museum; a children’s craft table.  Drinks and mince pies will be available.  For further information, please contact Gordon Kane on 843105.

Mevagissey FC are in action on Saturday, December 6th, with the First eleven at home to St Austell in the East Cornwall Premier League, Division 1 game.  The Second team visit High Street in the Duchy Division 4.  Both matches kick-off at 2.30pm.

The village Christmas Lights will be switched on at 6pm on Saturday, December 6th, on the harbour. This will be preceded by a parade from the Fire Station starting at 5pm.  There will be lots of entertainment with music from 5pm until 9pm.

Mevagissey Male Voice Choir, Mevagissey Ladies Choir and Charlestown Primary School Choir will be together in concert at St Andrew’s Church on Saturday, December 6th at 7.30pm.  Tickets, priced at £6.00, are available from the post office, and on the door.

Church services on Sunday, December 7th, the Second Sunday in Advent, include Holy Communion at St Peter’s Church at 9.30am, and at St Andrew’s Church at 10.45am.


There is still time to book a place for the Jubilee Hall Christmas Luncheon, to be held on Monday, December 8th at 12.30pm.  The traditional Christmas fare, with all the trimmings and tea or coffee, will cost just £8.50.  Anyone interested should contact Audrey Wakefield on 842257.

Mevagissey Feast Week Committee are holding their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 9th December 7.00pm at Mevagissey Activity Centre.

Please come along and support your festival, give us your views or ideas. All Welcome.

On Wednesday, December 10th, there is a meeting at Mevagissey Activity Centre at 7pm when an outline of what is involved in the Neighbourhood Plan will be given.  All are welcome to come and give ideas and views.