Keynote speech at Mebyon Kernow 2013 Annual National Conference

by Cllr DICK COLE Party Leader : Mebyon Kernow – The Party for Cornwall ‘My speech at today’s MK Conference: Thank you to everyone who attended today’s Mebyon Kernow Conference,…

Review of Theatre in the Round — The Staging of Cornish Medieval Drama

Reviewer – Dr Lynette Olson, Sydney, Australia Review of Sydney Higgins new book,  ‘Theatre in the Round — The Staging of Cornish Medieval Drama’, (Charleston: Alldrama, 2013) 192 pp.    Over…

Skol Veythrin Karenza seeks crowdsource funding

Movyans Skolyow Meythrin is Cornish / English language bilingual medium playschool movement that runs Skol Veythrin Karenza. SVK is seeking to raise funds: http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/cornish-language-nursery MSM aims to provide bilingual Cornish/English…

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….

New book: Richard G Jenkin – a great son of Cornwall

Edited by Derek R. Williams   326 pages  ISBN 978 1 903427 85 9 From the 1950s through to the 1990s, Richard Jenkin was at the very centre of Cornish cultural…

The Woodrow Pengellys of Looe

By Tom Bowden: The Woodrow Pengelly family is one of five Pengelly families in Looe and it started when Richard Pengelly married Emma Woodrow on 6th February 1854. Richard was…

[MagaKernow] October 2013 language news

News in from MAGA – The Cornish Language Partnership Councils Language Policies “We are pleased to report that three more Councils have agreed a policy on the Cornish Language. Truro…

Heartlands – “where the future is as historic as the past”?: Part 2

In part 1, we learned quite a lot about the 19 acre World Heritage free visitor site in Pool near Redruth,  named ‘Heartlands’. Linda Joy Lemon continues to explore this…

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…