|Camborne Trevithick-Day Association|
The Camborne Trevithick-Day Committee was formed in 1983. The first Trevithick-Day was held in 1984. There is a written constitution for the "Trevithick-Day Association".
The committee consists of unpaid volunteer members of the community. Several committee members have their own experience in business so bring good administrative, financial and planning skills to the committee. Each section, i.e. treasurer, secretary, steam, vintage vehicles, entertainments, street stalls, exhibitions, programme editing, schools, processional dances etc. is looked after by a committee member with relevant skills and experience in that field.|
Committee members are elected at the AGM. They must be members of the Association and agree to fully support all the Aims of the Constitution.
The major aim of the committee is to provide a festival of free entertainment to celebrate Camborne's industrial heritage and links with Richard Trevithick, Father of the locomotive.
You are invited to join the Camborne Trevithick Day Association, £1 annual membership, which runs from October. Joining the Association entitles you to attend and vote at the AGM. Please fill in the application form.
Camborne lies within an area of low wages and above national rate of unemployment, and is statistically recognised as being a deprived area with an image of a declining industrial base.
Amongst many other things the focus of a celebration like Trevithick-Day helps to:
Saturday 27th April
Stalls: Fair: Music: Dance: Street Theatre: Clowns: Buskers: Model Exhibitions: displays of Veteran & Vintage Vehicles, Stationary Engines, Steam Engines
plus the highlights of the day ... ..
Children’s Bal Maidens & Miners Dance, accompanied by miniature steam engines
The Steam Parade
The Committee would like to thank
Thomas Rowland for Web Site,
Camborne Town Council,
And all the dancers, young and old, the engine men, the performers, the stall holders, the marshals, the exhibitors, and every one else who helps make this community event such a wonderful day for Camborne.
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