HLF South West Chair visits Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

St Erth Community Primary continue their WW2 session in the secret tunnels

St Erth Community Primary continue their WW2 session in the secret tunnels

Simon Timms, Chair of Heritage Lottery Fund’s South West Committee, joined us last week to celebrate our fantastic fundraising news. Following the announcement of our £1.44 million HLF award Simon was keen to see the Museum for himself, and was pleased to get a behind-the-scenes tour from Museum Director, Libby Buckley. Local school St Erth

St Erth Community Primary taking part in a WW2 Home Guard drill

St Erth Community Primary taking part in a WW2 Home Guard drill

Community Primary were on site at the time enjoying a WW2 themed session but were only too happy to get involved, smiling enthusiastically for the local press. Here are a couple of shots from the day…

Simon and LIbby take in Porthcurno's views from the Museum's viewing platform

Simon and LIbby take in Porthcurno's views from the Museum's viewing platform

Simon Timms of HLF and Libby Buckley, Museum Director, explore the WW2 tunnels and escape steps

Simon Timms of HLF and Libby Buckley, Museum Director, explore the WW2 tunnels & escape steps

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