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NEW BOOK: Cornwall, My Country (By Howard Curnow)

NEW BOOK: Cornwall, My Country / Kernow, Ow Bro A Remarkable story of ‘Cornwall’s Finest Ambassador to the World’ told in his own words The extraordinary life of the man…

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Gorsedh Kernow names 13 new Bards for 2021

Thirteen new bards will be welcomed into the College of Bards of Gorsedh Kernow at Bude Castle on 4th September 2021 by the Grand Bard of Cornwall Elizabeth Carne, Melennek,…

Gorsedh Kernow announces the Young People Awards winners 2021

Gorsedh Kernow are delighted to announce the winners of the Gorsedh Kernow Young People Awards. Awards Coordinator Amanda Harris said “It is very encouraging to see that the quality, creativity…

Gorsedh ceremony in Bude postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19

With great regret, the Grand Bard of Gorsedh Kernow, Elizabeth Carne, Melennek, has announced the postponement of the annual Esedhvos Festival and Open Gorsedh Bardic Ceremony, which was due to…

Kernow has the blues again

General Election for the UK Parliament, 8 June 2017 The Conservative Party has again made a clean sweep of all 6 electorates in Cornwall in the early election, though the…

No, we never said we would, and it is all your fault anyway!

No, we never said we would, and it is all your fault anyway!  Lies, weasel words, and Cornish language funding. In April this year the UK Government ceased direct funding…

Cornwall is OUT!

Thursday’s dramatic and historic referendum on the member state United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) leaving the European Union (EU) has resulted in an OUT vote in…

No to breaching our border for Parliament

Cornwall Council today voted overwhelmingly to support a proposal to lobby central government to amend the Parliamentary and Voting System Act 2011 to ensure that a cross-Tamar ‘Devonwall’ parliamentary seat…

“Historic site consent process unfit for purpose” says Grand Bard

Speaking at the Proclamation Ceremony announcing St Keverne as the site of the 2016 Open Gorsedh, the newly installed Grand Bard Telynor an Weryn (Dr Merv Davey) evoked one of…

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…