INTER-NAMHO CONFERENCE 2020
 CORNWALL, UK
 "Copper, tin and gold"

NAMHO CONFERENCE - 2020 - CORNWALL

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EVENTS

Surface Trips

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Events on Friday 03/04/2020

13:30

S32 - King Edward Mine

Date : 03/04/2020    Time : 13:30 - 17:00

Meet : Coach Travel only leaving Redruth School at 1.30pm

Details : One of only 2 complete Cornish Tin Mines left) and the site of the Camborne School of Mines surface training facilities.A guided tour of this unique Cornish Tin Mill. A complete reconstruction using the last remaining Tin Processing plant to mimic C1900 photos of this Mill. Built and maintained by Volunteers WITH the rare chance to See/Hear/Feel the 5 head Californian Stamps in operation. This set is possibly the last of its kind in the World!

Rating : Easy          Insurance required : Surface

Space available : Unlimited

Price : £ 7

14:00

S31 - East Pool Mine

Date : 03/04/2020    Time : 14:00 - 17:00

Meet : Self-transport

Details : A guided walk tour of this unique Cornish mine site. To see two Cornish Engine Houses complete with Engines (sadly not working) under National Trust ownership. One of these Engines (pumping) is the largest and last to be installed in Cornwall. The other a whim/winder it did work on compressed air but is currently non-operational awaiting repair funds!

Rating : Easy          Insurance required : Surface

Space available : 16

14:00

S33 - Drill-Serve Workshops

Date : 03/04/2020    Time : 14:00 - 17:00

Meet : Transport will be arranged according to demand (price assumes coach provided)

Details : A rare chance guided walk to see a Mining Machine Repair workshop still operating and the grave yard of some now unique equipment. By kind permission and Private invitation only

Rating : Easy          Insurance required : Surface

Space available : 3

Price : £ 7

Events on Monday 06/04/2020

09:30

S61 - Wheal Jane Laboratory

Date : 06/04/2020    Time : 09:30 - 12:30

Meet : Coach travel only - leaves Redruth School at time shown

Details : A Special tour of Wheal Jane Laboratory + a short film presentation of Wheal Jane Mine in operation + an exciting opportunity to see Tin smelted.

Rating : Easy          Insurance required : Surface

Space available : 8

Price : £ 7

09:30

S62 - China Clay Tour

Date : 06/04/2020    Time : 09:30 - 17:00

Meet : Coach travel only - leaves Redruth School at time shown, ends at Carnglaze Caverns

Details : A rare opportunity to visit Cornwall's China Clay Operational Pits Treatment plants and Shipping harbour. The Tour will include a visit to Wheal Martyn Museum and Charlestown (the Old Clay harbour). By kind Curtesy of Imersy. This will be an all-day visit and will terminate at Carnglaze Caverns.

Rating : Easy

Space available : 45

Price : £ 7

Events on Tuesday 07/04/2020

14:00

S71 - Morwellham and environs

Date : 07/04/2020    Time : 14:00 - 17:00

Meet : SX 4459 6972 - Ship Inn, Morwellham Quay         Distance from base : 0

Details : A circular walk around Morwellham, taking in the Tavistock canal.

Rating : Easy          Kit : Boots, Waterproofs          Insurance required : Surface

Space available : Unlimited

Robert Waterhouse and Ian Doidge (lambing permitting)

Events on Wednesday 08/04/2020

10:00

S81 - Wheal Sheba

Date : 08/04/2020    Time : 10:00 - 13:00

Meet : SX 3809 7349 - New Mill, by Ford

Details : A circular walk around a very interesting little Cornish copper mine worked between the 1840s and 1858.

Rating : Easy          Kit : Boots, Waterproofs          Insurance required : Surface

Space available : Unlimited

Robert Waterhouse and Ian Doidge (lambing permitting)

14:00

S82 - South Bedford, Wheal Russell & Luscombe

Date : 08/04/2020    Time : 14:00 - 17:00

Meet : SX 4382 7283 - Tavistock Woodlands Carpark (parking charge)

Details : A circular walk taking in some of the valleys less frequently visited mines.

Rating : Easy          Kit : Boots, Waterproofs          Insurance required : Surface

Space available : Unlimited

Robert Waterhouse and Ian Doidge (lambing permitting)

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