Cornish Memories

– By Tom Bowden: This article was first published in the summer 2011 edition of This England Magazine and it is published again here for a wider readership. So I…

New Book: Celtic Cornwall – Nation, Tradition, Invention

By Alan M Kent, with photography by Jan Beare Celtic Cornwall: Nation, Tradition, Invention ISBN: 9780857040787 Alan M. Kent (born 1967, St Austell, Cornwall) is a Cornish poet, novelist, dramatist, author and…

[Maga Kernow] Skol-Net Kernow

Maga Kernow –  Skol-Net Kernow Nearly everything you need to learn Cornish and learn about Cornish To meet the growing demand for learning the Cornish language MAGA, the Cornish Language…

[Cornish Quest] Cornish book sets for schools

Cornish Quest has compiled a selection of authoritative reference books on Cornish history, language and culture to donate to each of the secondary schools in Cornwall. These books are the…

[Gorsedh Kernow] 2nd Ceremony of the Awen

2nd Ceremony of the Awen, By Howard Curnow Despite the deluge during the previous night, the final vestiges of which were still evident at 9.30 am on the morning of…

[Mebyon Kernow] Remembering Flamank & An Gof 515 years on

Wednesday 27 June, 2012 marked the 515th anniversary of the deaths of Michael Joseph An Gof and Thomas Flamank, who were executed in 1497 for leading a Cornish uprising against …

Cornish are most ancient of britons

Indigenous Cornish and Welsh can claim to be the most ancient of Britons, according to scientists who are drawing up a new genetic map of the British Isles. They studied…

A Sierra Sojourn

Once known as “Big Meadows” for it’s fertile and open grazing land, the Bridgeport Valley was long the domain of Paiute Indians, peaceful hunter-gatherers who lived mainly near the valley’s…

James Ruse: Part 2 – Extraordinary Times

By Chris Dunkerley – In Part 1 we read of Cornish born man James Ruse convicted of theft, transported on the First Fleet landing at Sydney Cove in January. A…

[Save Penwith Moors] Defiance or modest and fair-minded?

A response to an article in today’s ‘The Cornishman’ regarding fencing and grazing in the areas around Chun Quoit. See “Fencing proposals met with defiance from campaigners” at http://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/Fencing-proposals-met-defiance-campaigners/story-16303220-detail/story.html Save…