Category Archives: Communiqués

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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 names 22 new Bards for 2020

Gorsedh Kernow was established with the aim of celebrating and promoting Cornwall’s distinctive Celtic culture, and continues this year with announcing new bards as usual (although we are in a…

Perthi cov (Remember) Craig Weatherhill

The passing of a great Cornishman, Craig Weatherhill (1950-2020), whose death ‘in the virtual saddle’ working alone in his home on Saturday 18th July, 2020 or Sunday 19th July, 2020…

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…

Support for the Cornish language is growing

“Support for the Cornish language is growing” says the new Grand Bard of Cornwall Communique from Gorsedh Kernow – The Celtic spirit of Cornwall – in its 90th anniversary year…

We must control our own destiny!

“We must control our own destiny” said the outgoing Grand Bard of Cornwall to the assembled Bards and public at the Open Gorsedh in Newquay on Saturday 1st September, 2018…

What have Westminster and Cornwall’s UK MPs got against us, the Cornish?

It will be well known that Cornwall faces a threat to its ancient border and that a cross border Westminster Parliamentary Constituency, commonly known as ‘Devonwall’ is proposed, bringing together…

Gwithewgh Kernow Kowal! – Keep Kernow Whole!

Gorsedh Kernow says “Gwithewgh Kernow Kowal! – Keep Kernow Whole!” The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011 stated that the number of seats in the UK parliament should be…

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…