Cornish marched against another Tax on Cornish Culture

Quoting Edward Rowe, aka ‘Kernow King’, from his item in the Guardian newspaper of Monday 30th April, and alluding to the 1497 Cornish Uprising march, against the King’s Taxes among…

Back to Eaglehawk

The Cornish in Victoria, Australia, got together last month for 3 days of Cornish heritage, friendship and fun! [16, 17, 18th March 2012] As part of the 41st Eaglehawk Dahlia…

Cornish shine at Pan-Celtic

by Anne Kennedy Truscott The 41st International Pan Celtic Festival, Carlow, Ireland Last week the town of Carlow in Ireland was festooned in Celtic flags, placards, banners and bunting to…

Sick as a Parrot – an open letter

Sick as a Parrot – an open letter Dear Sir, Those who voted Conservative on the basis of statements by George Eustace and other Tories that the figures in the…

[Celtic League] Pasty Tax Not Welcome in Kernow!

In 1497 Myghal Josef an Gof and Thomas Flamank marched to London with thousands of other Cornish people in armed revolt over what were perceived as unfair tax rises that…

Hot Pasty Tax?

The UK coalition government at Westminster has declared war on hot pasties, taxing their eaters heavily!  Will Cornwall yet declare war on Westminster? In his Budget this week, Chancellor George…

The South East Corner of Cornwall

– by Tom Bowden This article is about a journey from Cremyll Point in Plymouth Sound to Looe many years ago. I have drawn a rough map of the area…

St Piran Celebrations at Grass Valley

Grass Valley, and their sister Nevada City, in California again celebrated St Piran and their local Cornish settlement heritage. Let the photos do the talking … The Pasty Bake contest…

New CD: Omdowl Morek – Sea Wrestling

Phil Knight chose the name ‘Omdowl Morek’ for his album of songs, because he came across something rare unexpectedly in September, 2006, as he strolled on dunes near Marazion. He…

[CoSERG] The Core Strategy: Time for a breathing space

Over the last 50 years Cornwall’s population grew by 208,000 (the equivalent of 19 Truros). The number of houses doubled from 132,000 to 255,000. Back in 1989 CoSERG called for…