Cornwall's Court Pendennis number 3754 of the Foresters Friendly Society had a festive pre-Christmas meeting in Probus.

During the meet-up, the group's schedule for next year was also revealed.

Secretary Gary Webber of Falmouth also revealed an increase in membership.

He shared that the 2024 programme of events will include visits to the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro, the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, as well as Trelissick Gardens in Feock - and a Sunday lunch.

Besides the usual branch business, Ken and Joan Thomas from Helston received applause as winners of the Forester's Area lawn bowls tournament at Lee Moor Bowling Club in Plymouth.

Falmouth Packet: Secretary Gary Webber of Falmouth also revealed an increase in membership

In wrapping up, the chair Lou Colwill said: "My sincere thanks to Gary, Ken and the other officers and members for their work and planning for the year ahead and I wish one and all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year."

Following the end of the meeting, festive treats were served and enjoyed by those present.

Court Pendennis 3754, part of the long-established Foresters Friendly Society founded in 1834, welcomes all new members, irrespective of gender or age.

Enquiries should be directed to Secretary Gary Webber at or via telephone on 01326 315055 are welcome.