1,200 year old skeletons found at St Piran’s Oratory, Cornwall

Skeletons uncovered during last year’s excavation of St Piran’s Oratory, Perranporth have been dated to around 800 AD.  This nationally significant discovery confirms an early Christian presence at the site…

Cornish Cousins designate “Cornish Town USA”

It’s official: Grass Valley, California, is the most Cornish place in America. And so is Gold Hill, Nevada. And soon, New Almaden, California.  And after that perhaps an historic settlement…

Gorsedh Kernow names 20 new Bards

Archivists, Cornish language speakers and, arguably, Cornwall’s funniest of funny men are among 20 people from across Cornwall and beyond who will be welcomed as new bards of Gorsedh Kernow…

Kernow: Historic Deal?

KERNOW ‘HISTORIC DEAL’ The Westminster Government has agreed an historic ‘new deal’ for Cornwall which will give new control over services which are delivered in Cornwall. Following much preparation and…

[New Book] Kerenza: A New Australian

By Rosanne Hawke;  Kerenza: a new Australian –  Omnibus/Scholastic,  1 April 2015,  256pp., $15.99 (pbk),   ISBN: 9781742 990606 I always enjoy reading history books from a first person point…

Answers Sought Over the Future of Cornish Language Provision

The Celtic League were represented at a meeting of Cornish language groups this afternoon (Sunday 5th July) who came together to discuss changes to the structure of the way Cornwall…

Holyer an Gof 2015 Award winners announced

Gorsedh Kernow has announced the winners of the annual Holyer an Gof competition at a prestigious Awards ceremony held on Tuesday 14th July, 2015 at Waterstones of Truro. Established and…

Vale Joy Stephenson

“The Western Morning News has published a tribute to Joy Stephenson and it is reproduced below. Cornish author and bard, Joy Stevenson, who promoted dialect throughout her life, with talks,…

Statement – By Andrew George – former MP

STATEMENT BY ANDREW GEORGE (Former MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Constituency of St Ives 1997-2015) Liberal Democrat Candidate in the Constituency May 2015 THANK YOU Thank…

As the political map of Kernow goes ‘Blue’ the shock is almost tangible

A message from the Convener of the Kernow Branch Celtic League and Assistant General Secretary of the Celtic League: “I and many others watched with horror as the outline of…