Christmas Celebrations at Gunwen Chapel

10171765_10203139432711812_2005086192147852665_nOur Christmas decorations are all up… ready for our Christmas celebrations! First of which is the coffee morning on Thurday 4th December from 10 to 11.30am…..all welcome!

Harvest festivities at Gunwen Chapel

2012 Harvest Festival at the Chapel

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On Monday evening we were at Gunwen chapel for some traditional harvest singing, a delicious feast and a lively auction. The evening was filmed and gives us some lovely photographs and footage for future community films. Thank you everyone for being so welcoming!

Singing at Gunwen Chapel

A bright spread of food and flowers

Feast time

2 pheasants anyone? Let the bidding begin!

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Crying the neck, Cornish feasts & corn dolly’s at Gunwen

A past event that took place at Gunwen Chapel, which brought well over 100 people together to celebrate stories of the land

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What a brilliant 3 days we had over our recent event at Gunwen Chapel in Luxulyan.

The event kicked off with a crying the neck ceremony with the 3 local primary schools, Luxulyan, Lanivet and Lanlivery, followed by corn dolly making with Kath Strang. The same evening, another crying the neck ceremony was led by Mark Hawken, with a service from the Reverent Malcolm Bowers (I am currently putting together a film of this, so watch this space). This was followed by a traditional Gunwen feast (not to be missed!) and a Cornish sing along led by Keith and Clarinder Truscott.

Following an afternoon of film screenings on the Friday, we continued the celebrations on Saturday with singing, dancing, a range of musicians, and of course some more delicious food, courtesy of Gunwen Chapel.

The whole event was set against a backdrop of local photographs, films, maps, objects and artwork…

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