WeekendStuff: Story Gathering Event at St Mary’s Haven Residential Care Home, Penzance


The Story republic : “A travelling world of words that celebrates the place of story in Cornwall’s culture”

Anson Care, the new owners of St Mary’s Haven Care Home, have commissioned story gatherers Annamaria Murphy and Amanda Harris, from The Story Republic, to find out some of the history and stories relating to the care home and also St Gertrude’s Catholic School. The school was run by catholic nuns from 1938 – 1969.

If you attended the school, or your mother, father, aunt, uncle, sister or brother attended the school and you would like to come and share memories and stories, you are welcome to a drop in coffee and chat session on Friday January 20th from 10-1 at St Mary’s Haven, 12 St Mary’s Street, Penzance TR18 2DH. Please bring any photographs or memorabilia.

For further information contact St Mary’s Haven 01736 367342 or email amanda.harris@keap.org.uk

For more information contact: Amanda Harris 07712331421