Chris Dunkerley: Mebyon Kernow – 60 Years on – and still looking good!

As Mebyon Kernow – The Party for Cornwall, held its National Conference last month, and now looks to build for the future of the Duchy, it also looks back over the past 60 years that have been significant for Kernow.
The inaugural meeting of what was called just Mebyon Kernow (meaning Sons of Cornwall in Kernewek) took place almost 60 years ago, on Saturday 6th January 1951, at Oates Hotel in Redruth.
There were thirteen people present and a further seven sent their apologies. Among that score of founder members were four future Grand Bards and a future university professor, and… Read more

Memories: Charles Causley CBE

Tom Bowden reflects on meeting Cornish poet Charles Causley CBE, and one of his fans, actor and TV presenter Leslie Crowther

[Mebyon Kernow] MK Annual National Conference this month

MK’s Annual Conference will be held at the Public Rooms in Bodmin on Saturday  November 13th, 2010 The main purpose of this year’s National Conference will be to plan ahead…

16th International Gathering of Cornish Cousins in North America

The next Gathering of Cornish Cousins in North Americawill take place from 10th—14th August 2011 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

[Mebyon Kernow] John Rowe is the real alternative to the Conservative Party in Camborne North by-election

Mebyon Kernow’s John Rowe is  the real alternative to the Conservative Party in Camborne North by-election. Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall has selected John Rowe to stand in…

What happened to Annie and Mary Bowden?

Tom Bowden tells the story of two of his great aunts, Annie and Mary Bowden, who emigrated from Cornwall to Australia in 1881

Fulup Hosking: Fair Representation means respecting the England-Cornwall border

THE Parliamentary Voting and Constituencies Bill passed its second reading in Westminster Parliament and has gone through further Committee stages. If this bill becomes law it will result in the creation of a Devonwall parliamentary constituency, thus violating Cornwall’s centuries old frontier with England. This will continue the blending of Cornwall out of existence and into the ‘South West of England’, ‘West Country’ or whatever people who should know better want to call it… Read more

[http://www.brendawootton.com/] Brenda is back! New CD “All of Me!”

New BRENDA WOOTTON Album – ‘All Of Me’ – CD NOW AVAILABLE! The discovery of the master tapes of this concert, recorded in 1984, has provided the material for the…

Cornwall and Scilly LEP bid approved

The bid for a Local Enterprise Partnership for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has been approved.

Kernewek Lowender 20 years ago

Tom Bowden takes us down memory lane to the Kernewek Lowender of 1989