Category Archives: Kernowek

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…

Kernewek fights on – Skians Conference coming up

A gowetha / Dear all,  Keskussulyans Skians (Rosweyth Hwithrans Yeth Kernewek) a vydh synsys yn 2016 dhe dhy’ Gwener 30ves mis Gwynngala / 1a mis Hedra. Yma galow rag paperyow a-dro dhe’n…

Our Grand Bard condemns UK Government’s indifference to Cornish culture

Gorsedh Kernow is appalled at the UK Government’s decision not to support the Cornish language. Railing against the recent withdrawal of funding in support of one of Cornwall’s unique cultural…

The Cornish language – why should Britain care?

By CRAIG WEATHERHILL · MONDAY, 25 APRIL 2016 The ancient monuments of Britain’s landscape are loved, nurtured and cared for. Every year, thousands of people descend on the great stone…

UK Government betrays Cornish language community

On Thursday 21 April, 2016 Cornwall Council issued a bombshell press release, the main points as follows: “The Government has provided up to £150,000 a year to support the Cornish…

Why should I be funding the Cornish language when I don’t speak it?

“I don’t speak Cornish, so why should my taxes fund the Cornish language?” – a response to this often asked question! We pay so much tax in this country, that…

New On-line Cornish Dictionary website

New On-line Cornish Dictionary website Gerlyver nowydh warlinen lonchys y’n seythen ma / New online dictionary launched this week!  The dictionary can be found at: http://www.cornishdictionary.org.uk/ If you need a…

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…

[Maga] Colin a Saw Slippy – Lyther Noweth

Colin a Saw Slippy (Colin Rescues Slippy) – new book in Cornish, available free for download MAGA KERNOW, the Cornish Language Partnership, has joined forces with Kittiwake Productions to give…

City of Truro backs Kernewek

Councillor Conan Jenkin – Mebyon Kernow, City of Truro Council wrote: “… absolutely delighted to announce that the full council has adopted the full draft Cornish language policy tonight. Despite…