Bys Vyken Events & Cornish Trails  

                   Discover The Heritage

                                                                        Our Chosen Charities
These events are designed with one purpose in mind and that's to give back to the things that we're fundamentally passionate about here at Bys Vyken.


The National Coastwatch St Ives

During the early 1990s, Her Majesty's Coastguard was withdrawn from coastal watch stations. Following the drowning of two local fishermen within view of a local lookout, the National Coastwatch Institution was formed in 1994. Established as a charity, its sole purpose was the re-instatement and operation of the coastal watch. Within the first eighteen months, seventeen NCI stations had been opened and 96 life threatening incidents reported. There are now fifty NCI stations around our coast supported solely by public donation.

The St Ives Station (Golva Borthia in Cornish) was opened in 1999 and now provides an important and essential support to sea and coastal users.


Pendeen Community Heritage (PCH)

A registered charity that was set up by local people in 2000. they have three purposes:
  • The conservation of the unique heritage of Geevor;
  • The use of the site for all forms of education;
  • The creation of sustainable employment.
PCH manages Geevor for the site owners, Cornwall Council, on a long term contract. they have nearly 500 members in the UK and across the world.  If you would like to support , them please think about joining: contact us on 01736 788662.
 
St Erth Christmas Lights Committee

Their Mission? To light up the whole village and work tirelessly to raise funds to make a village Christmas a very special thing to be a part of.
Greg Cording ,Bob Young, Jon Barrett, Brian Petre ,Alan Rixon and Sally Galsworthy are among those that all do their bit to put smiles on children's faces and deliver mince pies and funky flashy lights to the masses!!!



RSPB

The RSPB is the country’s largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home.
(An agreed 10% of entries from Fordh Sen Mighal will be donated)

The National Trust


A charity founded in 1895 by three people who saw the importance of our nation’s heritage and open spaces and wanted to preserve them for everyone to enjoy.  More than 120 years later, these values are still at the heart of everything they do. They look after special places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for ever, for everyone.

As a charity we rely for income on membership fees, donations and legacies, and revenue raised from their commercial operations.
The NT have over 4.5 million members and 62,000 volunteers. More than 20 million people visit the pay for entry properties, while an estimated 100 million visit the open air properties.
They protect and open to the public over 350 historic houses, gardens and ancient monuments.
But it doesn’t stop there. NT also look after forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, downs, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, castles, nature reserves, villages - for ever, for everyone.

(An agreed 10% of ALL entries on All events will be donated)