Tag Archives: Australia

Sky Blue all around downunder

There was sky blue all around when Cornish Bards in Australia held their 26th Assembly, on Saturday 27th October, 2012.  Held during the 3rd Cornish Cultural Celebration in Nowra, NSW…

Cornish Cultural Celebration in Nowra

Yes, it is on again!  You are welcome to come along. The 3rd Cornish Cultural Celebration weekend consists of a Conference, Bardic Assembly, Dinner and Celtic concert, Sunday Service, workshops,…

‘Cornish Life Beyond the Mines’ – A Call for Papers

Cornish Australian History Seminar – The Cornish Association of South Australia (CASA) Inc. (Est. 1890) Biennial Seminar held in association with the 2013 Kernewek Lowender at Wallaroo Town Hall, Wallaroo,…

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…

James Ruse: Part 1 – Cornish Convict

By Chris Dunkerley – Introduction: When the First Fleet landed at Sydney Cove in January 1788 having spent many months sailing from England, ingenuity was a cargo much needed –…

Cornish gather at Australian Celtic Festival 2012

The 20th Australian Celtic Festival may have honoured our cousins the Bretons, as well as Galicia and Asturia, as its 2012 theme  but the Cornish in Australia also gathered in…

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…

A Cornish Settlement

On the afternoon of Sunday 18 December, 2011 members of the small local rural community and a few Cornish from much further a-field will again gather at the Byng Uniting…

High Tea in Camden

What’s that? No, we haven’t gone all Home Counties English. This Camden is the one down in the Cowpastures countryside, where wandering cattle from the First Fleet in New South…

Sun, surf, and saffron?

– by Kevrenor – Sun – there was that in abundance! Surf – just nearby at your choice of ocean or bay-side location! Saffron – well, no saffron buns or…