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The Cornish language – why should Britain care?

By CRAIG WEATHERHILL · MONDAY, 25 APRIL 2016 The ancient monuments of Britain’s landscape are loved, nurtured and cared for. Every year, thousands of people descend on the great stone…

Official vandalism by that ‘heritage’ charity from the nation next door

Non Cornish qango ‘English (sic) Heritage’ has commissioned a carving of Merlin in rocks at Tintagel Castle. The sleeping face of the legendary wizard has been carved at the entrance…

Gorsedh Kernow names 20 new Bards

Archivists, Cornish language speakers and, arguably, Cornwall’s funniest of funny men are among 20 people from across Cornwall and beyond who will be welcomed as new bards of Gorsedh Kernow…

Answers Sought Over the Future of Cornish Language Provision

The Celtic League were represented at a meeting of Cornish language groups this afternoon (Sunday 5th July) who came together to discuss changes to the structure of the way Cornwall…

Holyer an Gof 2015 Award winners announced

Gorsedh Kernow has announced the winners of the annual Holyer an Gof competition at a prestigious Awards ceremony held on Tuesday 14th July, 2015 at Waterstones of Truro. Established and…

Vale Joy Stephenson

“The Western Morning News has published a tribute to Joy Stephenson and it is reproduced below. Cornish author and bard, Joy Stevenson, who promoted dialect throughout her life, with talks,…

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…

Westminster Government quango English Heritage crossed the border for meetings

Bardh Meur (Grand Bard) of Gorsedh Kernow hosted meeting with English Heritage A very important and constructive meeting took place today (20 November, 2014) between Bardh Meur (Maureen Fuller) and…

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…

Meeting with English Heritage

MEDIA INFORMATION – Celtic League As widely reported in the press and media on September 2nd, 2014, a high level meeting organised by the Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League…