Tag Archives: Bards

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,…

Helston hosted the 2011 Gorsedh

Gorsedh yn Hellys, 2011 – Helston hosted the Open Gorsedh ceremony and associated activities for 2011 on Saturday 3 September at the Penrose Amenity Area, Helston. The ceremony was conducted…

Kernewek Lowender: World’s largest Cornish festival underway for 20th time

With Padstow’s ‘Obby ‘Os and Helston Flora Day now out of the way, Cornish eyes now go down to the Yorke Peninsular in South Australia whwre the Kernewek Lowender (the…