August 2014

On Monday 4th August, Crantock remembered the start of World War One and those from our community who lost their lives in the conflict.  As the centenary fell on the first Monday of the month it coincided with our monthly gathering, and members and helpers were pleased to be invited to join the commemorations in the village.

We met as usual in the Village hall and talked about the Memorial hall in Crantock with its names around the door and the significance of the occasion, before joining locals and visitors for the short service outside the memorial hall. We then strolled over to the church rooms to look at the very interesting display of photographs and artefacts, which was followed by lively chatter over the delicious refreshments that were provided.
We were particularly moved by the poems which were read and felt we had spent an afternoon which had given us much to think about and ponder over.
Some of our members who travel to us from Cubert and Newlyn East were expecting to participate in the commemorations in their own communities, but we will all remember the sunny afternoon of August 4th 2014 in Crantock.
Crantock Memory Cafe meets in Crantock Village Hall on the first Monday of each month from 2pm – 4pm. We welcome all those suffering from memory loss, with their carers, for a relaxed, friendly and interesting afternoon, accompanied by tea and homemade cakes.