Tag Archives: Bards

“Historic site consent process unfit for purpose” says Grand Bard

Speaking at the Proclamation Ceremony announcing St Keverne as the site of the 2016 Open Gorsedh, the newly installed Grand Bard Telynor an Weryn (Dr Merv Davey) evoked one of…

Gorsedh Kernow announces new Grand Bard elect

The Council of Gorsedh Kernow is delighted to announce that the new Grand Bard elect is Merv Davey from Withiel. Merv, whose Bardic name in Cornish is Telynor an Weryn…

2015 Kernewek Lowender – advance notice

Moonta, Kadina, and Wallaroo – South Australia THE Preliminary program for the 2015 Kernewek Lowender (Copper Coast Cornish) Festival (17-24 May) has been released and it is one of the…

Gorsedh Kernow Special Awards for 2014

The Council of Gorsedh Kernow has announced the winners of their annual Awards, presented to people who have given outstanding service to Cornwall. Nominations for Awards are sent in each…

Torpoint Mayor welcomes the Cornish Gorsedh

A dry, bright and breezy Torpoint witnessed a unique Cornish tradition last Saturday (12th April) when the Cornish Gorsedh held the first of its gatherings in the town. A warm…

Open Gorsedh 2013 held in Penryn

A gathering of more than 120 bards from Cornwall and elsewhere (with 4 from Australia) took part in a procession and ceremony on Saturday 7 September, 2013. Bards representing the…

Gorsedh Kernow Conference – engaging the diaspora

The 2013 Conference is being held at Penryn Town Hall on Friday 6th September, 2013 on the day before the Open Gorsedh in Penryn. The Conference will start at 10:00…

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…

New Grand Bard calls for a Cornish education

Many people are ignorant of Cornwall’s culture and language because schools fail to educate children about their history, according to Barth Meur, the Grand Bard of the Cornish Gorsedh. In…

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,…