Category Archives: Diaspora Jottings

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…

Silver Threads Among the Gold, 25 years

More than a Gathering, It’s a Reunion – On the Pacific Campus in Stockton Whether your alma mater is a high school or college, a technical s c h o…

Cornish Cousins designate “Cornish Town USA”

It’s official: Grass Valley, California, is the most Cornish place in America. And so is Gold Hill, Nevada. And soon, New Almaden, California.  And after that perhaps an historic settlement…

Gorsedh Kernow names 20 new Bards

Archivists, Cornish language speakers and, arguably, Cornwall’s funniest of funny men are among 20 people from across Cornwall and beyond who will be welcomed as new bards of Gorsedh Kernow…

[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…

2015 Kernewek Lowender – advance notice

Moonta, Kadina, and Wallaroo – South Australia THE Preliminary program for the 2015 Kernewek Lowender (Copper Coast Cornish) Festival (17-24 May) has been released and it is one of the…

Cornish Downunder – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys – Launched

CORNISH DOWNUNDER  – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys  A new Facebook Group for all those in Australia, NZ, and the near Asia-Pacific area, who love Cornwall and the Cornish. You don’t need…

Gorsedh Kernow Conference – engaging the diaspora

The 2013 Conference is being held at Penryn Town Hall on Friday 6th September, 2013 on the day before the Open Gorsedh in Penryn. The Conference will start at 10:00…

17th North American Gathering of the Cornish Cousins

“Mousehole Meets Milwaukee: A Cornish Gathering on the Waters” 13-17 August, 2014, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA When the great traditions of Cornwall which is surrounded by the waters of the Channel…

Cornish gather in Glen Innes for Celtic Festival

The 21st Australian Celtic Festival may have honoured Scotland as its 2013 theme but representatives of the Cornish in Australia also gathered in Glen Innes last week (2-5 May, 2013)….