Category Archives: Heritage

HAPPIDROME photo archive on Flickr

Before Goonhilly Village Green, there was HAPPIDROME, an experimental artist-led project, located on Goonhilly’s National Nature Reserve on the disused site of the WW2 radar base, RAF Drytree. From 2007-2010, over a series of four events, Sara Bowler and Elizabeth

HAPPIDROME photo archive on Flickr

Before Goonhilly Village Green, there was HAPPIDROME, an experimental artist-led project, located on Goonhilly’s National Nature Reserve on the disused site of the WW2 radar base, RAF Drytree. From 2007-2010, over a series of four events, Sara Bowler and Elizabeth

The Village Green Society Lectures

Goonhilly Village Green was delighted to present a mixed programme of talks about Goonhilly Downs and the surrounding area. The lecture series was presented with the kind support of local renewable energy company Wattstor, whose solar powered batteries illuminated the

The Village Green Society Lectures

Goonhilly Village Green was delighted to present a mixed programme of talks about Goonhilly Downs and the surrounding area. The lecture series was presented with the kind support of local renewable energy company Wattstor, whose solar powered batteries illuminated the

Amazing Archaeology with Charlie Johns

Thanks to Charlie, the guru of Goonhilly past, for leading two highly popular walks exploring Goonhilly’s incredible archaeological heritage. Here’s one of the groups contemplating the Drytree Menhir, or standing stone with commentary from Charlie. To download Charlie’s route, with

Amazing Archaeology with Charlie Johns

Thanks to Charlie, the guru of Goonhilly past, for leading two highly popular walks exploring Goonhilly’s incredible archaeological heritage. Here’s one of the groups contemplating the Drytree Menhir, or standing stone with commentary from Charlie. To download Charlie’s route, with

The Village Green Society Lectures: Sir Ferrers Vyvyan

Estates and their owners come and go, but Trelowarren, on the edge of Goonhilly Downs, can point to 1,000 years of recorded history, the last 600 years in the hands of the Vyvyan family. For Sir Ferrers Vyvyan, it remains

The Village Green Society Lectures: Sir Ferrers Vyvyan

Estates and their owners come and go, but Trelowarren, on the edge of Goonhilly Downs, can point to 1,000 years of recorded history, the last 600 years in the hands of the Vyvyan family. For Sir Ferrers Vyvyan, it remains

Chris Rowe talks about Goonhilly’s telecommunications heritage

Chris Rowe is a former employee of BT, who started work at Goonhilly at an Apprentice with the Post Office in 1975, enjoying a long and engaging career until his early retirement in 2007. Chris will be making an exciting

Chris Rowe talks about Goonhilly’s telecommunications heritage

Chris Rowe is a former employee of BT, who started work at Goonhilly at an Apprentice with the Post Office in 1975, enjoying a long and engaging career until his early retirement in 2007. Chris will be making an exciting

The Village Green Society Lectures: Katherine Ashton, Helston Museum

Curator of Helston Folk Museum, Katherine Ashton, will give an illustrated talk about the work of Helston Museum, including a quick tour of its collections. Founded in 1949, the building was originally designed as the town’s Market House in 1837,

The Village Green Society Lectures: Katherine Ashton, Helston Museum

Curator of Helston Folk Museum, Katherine Ashton, will give an illustrated talk about the work of Helston Museum, including a quick tour of its collections. Founded in 1949, the building was originally designed as the town’s Market House in 1837,

The Village Green Society Lectures: Dr Caitlin DeSilvey

Dr Caitlin DeSilvey is a member of the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus and Senior Lecturer in Environmental Social Science at the University. She is a geographer whose research explores the cultural significance of

The Village Green Society Lectures: Dr Caitlin DeSilvey

Dr Caitlin DeSilvey is a member of the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus and Senior Lecturer in Environmental Social Science at the University. She is a geographer whose research explores the cultural significance of