‘I’ for identity, revisited

Since just 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves (or via their parents for the younger ones) as ‘ethnically’ Cornish or at least identifying as…

Renewed call for a legislative Assembly for Cornwall

MK launch “A law-making Assembly for Cornwall” campaign – Mebyon Kernow has made a renewed call for a legislative Assembly for Cornwall and launched a new campaign. Mebyon Kernow – The…

[Celtic League] Protection of National Minorities must be applied to the Cornish people

The Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League have written this open letter to the the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Please write…

Mismanagement of Penwith Moors & ancient sites

An Open Letter: The Kernow Branch of the Celtic League has written an open letter calling for a formal inquiry into what they allege is the “mismanagement” of an historic…

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…