History of Gweek explored at talk

The fascinating history of Gweek will be the subject of a talk held in the village next month.

A History of Gweek and the Gweek Company explores the geological background and history of the village throughout the ages and presented by local farmer and author, John Shepperd.

Mr Shepperd is currently compiling a book about Gweek and will share his extensive knowledge along with old photographs of features and the quay.

The event takes place at Gweek Classic Boatyard on April 17. The presentation starts at 7.15pm with a light supper and drinks available from 6.30pm at The Boatyard Café. Tickets cost £5 and are available from The Boatyard Cafe or Gweek Boatyard office.

(Photo: Gweek, The River c.1960. Photo credit: Frances Frith. www.francisfrith.com)

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