Category Archives: Culture

[New Book] Cornwall’s First Golden Age – From Arthur to the Normans (A review)

Author: Bernard W. Deacon (former Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter) https://bernarddeacon.wordpress.com/ Publisher:  Francis Boutle Publishers, London, 2016    ISBN:  978 0 9935344 47   Cover price:  14:99  Paperback…

New: Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand/Berdh Kernow Ostrali ha Mordir Nowydh

NEW Gorsedh Kernow publication Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand/Berdh Kernow Ostrali ha Mordir Nowydh The book’s preamble says: “Cornish men and women settled in many parts of the…

Gorsedh Kernow Esedhvos (Festival of Cornish Culture)

The Gorsedh Kernow Esedhvos Festival of Cornish Culture promotes and celebrates Cornwall’s distinctive cultural identity and Celtic heritage. The Cornish equivalent of the Welsh Eisteddfod and Breton Gorsedd, it is…

Holyer an Gof 2016 Award winners announced

Gorsedh Kernow has announced the winners of the annual Holyer an Gof competition at a prestigious Awards ceremony held on Tuesday 12th July, hosted by Waterstones of Truro with special…

Tom Reilly and the Swaggers win Kan Rag Kernow 2016

Keslowena / Congratulations! to Tom Reilly and The Swaggers who performed ‘Lugh Glow’ (which refers to the hard life of a miner) in the Cornish language. These winners of this…

Kan rag Kernow 2016 coming up

Kan rag Kernow (Song for Cornwall) is the annual event to choose a song to represent Cornwall in the Celtavision contest at the upcoming Pan Celtic festival in Ireland. This…

[New Book] Kerenza: A New Australian

By Rosanne Hawke;  Kerenza: a new Australian –  Omnibus/Scholastic,  1 April 2015,  256pp., $15.99 (pbk),   ISBN: 9781742 990606 I always enjoy reading history books from a first person point…

Answers Sought Over the Future of Cornish Language Provision

The Celtic League were represented at a meeting of Cornish language groups this afternoon (Sunday 5th July) who came together to discuss changes to the structure of the way Cornwall…

Holyer an Gof 2015 Award winners announced

Gorsedh Kernow has announced the winners of the annual Holyer an Gof competition at a prestigious Awards ceremony held on Tuesday 14th July, 2015 at Waterstones of Truro. Established and…

Vale Joy Stephenson

“The Western Morning News has published a tribute to Joy Stephenson and it is reproduced below. Cornish author and bard, Joy Stevenson, who promoted dialect throughout her life, with talks,…