Tag Archives: Cornish

[Cornish Quest] Cornish book sets for schools

Cornish Quest has compiled a selection of authoritative reference books on Cornish history, language and culture to donate to each of the secondary schools in Cornwall. These books are the…

Cornish are most ancient of britons

Indigenous Cornish and Welsh can claim to be the most ancient of Britons, according to scientists who are drawing up a new genetic map of the British Isles. They studied…

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…

All lawful UK complaint procedures exhausted on moor ‘vandalism’

The local action group Save Penwith Moors has reported that their campaign, begun in July 2008, has now exhausted all lawful UK complaint procedures – from all management levels within…

Cornish Britons won their future at the battle of Hehil?

Cornish Britons won their future at the battle of Hehil – by Rob Simmons In the beginning of the eighth century, the old British Celtic kingdom of Dumnonia was in…

To ‘the three Rs’, add ‘I’ for identity

Since 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves as ‘ethnically’ Cornish on the annual Schools Census (PLASC). Since then the number identifying as Cornish has…

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…

RIP Rick Rescorla 1939 – 2001

Cornish born hero Rick Rescorla, who saved almost 2,700 lives on September 11, 2001 only to lose his own, has been honoured by an Opera in the USA. The San…

Cry of Tin to Shake Rag Alley – ’twas Cornish Cousins!

– ONE of the wonderful things about being of Cornish birth or ancestry is that (almost everywhere) in this wide world the sun never sets on a Pasty!  … Or…