Tag Archives: Book

[New Book] Cornwall’s First Golden Age – From Arthur to the Normans (A review)

Author: Bernard W. Deacon (former Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter) https://bernarddeacon.wordpress.com/ Publisher:  Francis Boutle Publishers, London, 2016    ISBN:  978 0 9935344 47   Cover price:  14:99  Paperback…

New: Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand/Berdh Kernow Ostrali ha Mordir Nowydh

NEW Gorsedh Kernow publication Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand/Berdh Kernow Ostrali ha Mordir Nowydh The book’s preamble says: “Cornish men and women settled in many parts of the…

Holyer an Gof 2016 Award winners announced

Gorsedh Kernow has announced the winners of the annual Holyer an Gof competition at a prestigious Awards ceremony held on Tuesday 12th July, hosted by Waterstones of Truro with special…

[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…

Gorsedh Kernow marks a publishing milestone

“We must return occasionally to the wellspring and remind ourselves of the ideas and principles which informed our founding fathers” said the late John Bolitho, Jowan an Cleth, former Grand…

[New Book] ‘Following ‘An Gof’: Leonard Truran, Cornish Activist and Publisher’

By Derek R. Williams: Len Truran was, until his death in 1997, a highly influential figure within the fields of politics and culture in Cornwall. He joined Mebyon Kernow in…

Gorsedh Kernow launches new Cornish book at Torpoint

The latest publication by Gorsedh Kernow, the fifth in the series, is Cornish Bards of the Tamar Valley/Berdh Kernow Nans an Tamar, was launched by the Grand Bard of Cornwall…

A Good Read with Gorsedh Kernow

Imagine being in a room with some of the best new books about Cornwall just waiting for you to pick them up and start reading. A reader’s dream, especially if…

Review of Theatre in the Round — The Staging of Cornish Medieval Drama

Reviewer – Dr Lynette Olson, Sydney, Australia Review of Sydney Higgins new book,  ‘Theatre in the Round — The Staging of Cornish Medieval Drama’, (Charleston: Alldrama, 2013) 192 pp.    Over…

New book: Richard G Jenkin – a great son of Cornwall

Edited by Derek R. Williams   326 pages  ISBN 978 1 903427 85 9 From the 1950s through to the 1990s, Richard Jenkin was at the very centre of Cornish cultural…