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Social Groups

Lerryn Womens Institute

Lerryn WI welcomes new members and invites you to “try before you buy”. We have a speaker every month apart from March and May which are, respectively, our annual and resolution meetings and visitors are always welcome to join us (including men).

Meets in the Lerryn Memorial Hall at 7.15pm on the first Wednesday of every month except August
Contact: Catherine Murphy, Secretary, on 01208 871195

Lostwithiel Womens Institute

Contact: Val Strout, Chair, on 01208 872359

Lostwithiel Ladies

Contact: Joy Stephens on 01208 873456


Lost  Ladies with Babies

Now with over 60 local members, the ‘Lost Ladies with Babies’ group on Facebook is the one-stop-shop for parents and carers of babies and toddlers in Lostwithiel. Ask for advice, share your experiences, exchange information about local groups and events and arrange meet ups. The page includes a helpful list of recurring weekly and monthly groups, ideal for new parents or those new to the town. It’s free for all! Search for the group name on Facebook or  click here.


Activity Groups

Walk and Talk

Walk and Talk is a friendly group designed for Christians, and those exploring faith to meet and discuss within the glorious Cornish countryside.

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Health & Support Groups

Lostwithiel Memory Cafe

Contact:  Martin Austen 01208 872490  or Geoffrey Phipps 01208 871470 

Meets every other Thursday at Lostwithiel Community Centre 2pm - 4pm. Supports people living with dementia and their carers.

The Day Club (For people living with memory loss)

Contact: Kate: 07813886706/ Laura 01208 871683

Meets Wednesdays 10am - 4pm at Lostwithiel Community Centre. Emphasis is on structured activity and occupation. Facilitated by trained Activity Workers with an understanding of memory loss and evidence-based approaches. Home cooked lunch.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Confidential help for those who wish to stop drinking alcohol.

Tel: 0845 769 7555

British Legion

Contact: Bill & Ruth Needs on 01208 872884

Cancer Research UK - Lostwithiel And District

Raises money for Cancer Research UK through fund-raising events.

Contact: Chris Dimond - Chairman Telephone 01208 871784 

Childrens Clinic For Cornwall

Complementary treatments at subsidised prices to families in need. Offering homeopathy, cranial osteopathy and acupuncture.

Location: The Market Building, Pleyber Christ Way, Lostwithiel, PL22 0HA
Contact: Kate Hands, Principle of Clinic, on 01208 872867

Headway Cornwall

Support group for head injured, their families, carers, friends. Various activities and outings. Home visits via the outreach worker. This support group is informal and everyone is welcome.

Location: Oasis Centre, Lostwithiel Community Centre, Liddicoat Road, Lostwithiel, PL22 0HE
Opening Hours: Mon 10am-4pm & Weds 10am-4pm
Contact: Mrs Frances Colliver, Centre Manager on 01208 873567 / 01726 814663


Welcome Group

Welcome Group are a mental health support drop-in group run by Rural Community Links Project. They meet at the Scout Hut on Fridays 10am - 12.30. For more information please call 01726 821858.