Category Archives: Culture

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,…

Gorsedh Kernow announces new Grand Bard elect

The Council of Gorsedh Kernow is delighted to announce that the new Grand Bard elect is Merv Davey from Withiel. Merv, whose Bardic name in Cornish is Telynor an Weryn…

The Changing Room go to Derry

The battle to establish a Cornish representative at the International Pan Celtic Festival in Doire (Derry, Northern Ireland) for 2015 was won by Looe-based folk band: The Changing Room, which…

[New Book] ‘Following ‘An Gof’: Leonard Truran, Cornish Activist and Publisher’

By Derek R. Williams: Len Truran was, until his death in 1997, a highly influential figure within the fields of politics and culture in Cornwall. He joined Mebyon Kernow in…

Gorsedh Kernow launches new Cornish book at Torpoint

The latest publication by Gorsedh Kernow, the fifth in the series, is Cornish Bards of the Tamar Valley/Berdh Kernow Nans an Tamar, was launched by the Grand Bard of Cornwall…