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MK Party Broadcast for UK Elections

MK Party Broadcast for UK Elections The Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall, election video, highlighting policies to put Cornwall first in politics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4ap8deU-6c This is the video the…

Gorsedh Kernow Special Awards for 2014

The Council of Gorsedh Kernow has announced the winners of their annual Awards, presented to people who have given outstanding service to Cornwall. Nominations for Awards are sent in each…

Cornish Exist! Official! Who’d have thought it?

Raise the Baner Perran high Cornish people! A millennium after we were subsumed defacto into the English state and 15 years since efforts began to have us formally declared a…

Perrantide ‘marked in style’

St Piran’s Day, so dear to the hearts of Cornish folk, was marked in style by the Grand Bard of Cornwall, Maureen Fuller, in her address to the enthusiastic crowds…

[MAGA] Kan rag Kernow

Kan rag Kernow is an annual song competition to find a song in the Cornish language to represent Cornwall at the Pan Celtic Festival in Ireland, which takes place every…

Remembering Tony Piper

It was with great sadness that we heard on Thursday evening last, that a great and much loved Cornish patriot had lost his health battle and had died. Tony Piper….

European Parliament Supports Our Language

The European Parliament has called on governments to do more to preserve ‘regional’ languages, including Kernewek (Cornish).  It also called on the European Commission to propose concrete policy measures for…

Open Gorsedh 2013 held in Penryn

A gathering of more than 120 bards from Cornwall and elsewhere (with 4 from Australia) took part in a procession and ceremony on Saturday 7 September, 2013. Bards representing the…

[Trest Sen Peran] A step closer to uncovering iconic Cornish site

Trust moves a step closer to uncovering iconic Cornish site Long-awaited work to uncover St Piran’s Oratory from the sand dunes at Perranporth will hopefully start this Autumn.  The Oratory…

South Crofty Mine into Administration

South Crofty Mine has been placed into Administration while investment continues to be sought. Canada-based Celeste entered into an earn-in agreement with WUM in May 2011 but was served with…