Tag Archives: culture

Cornish Exist! Official! Who’d have thought it?

Raise the Baner Perran high Cornish people! A millennium after we were subsumed defacto into the English state and 15 years since efforts began to have us formally declared a…

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…

Aggie Boys

Winners of the highly successful and well attended ‘Kan Rag Kernow’ – Song for Cornwall – and are now heading off to represent Kernow in the Pan Celtic Song Contest…

Cornish Downunder – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys – Launched

CORNISH DOWNUNDER  – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys  A new Facebook Group for all those in Australia, NZ, and the near Asia-Pacific area, who love Cornwall and the Cornish. You don’t need…

Perrantide ‘marked in style’

St Piran’s Day, so dear to the hearts of Cornish folk, was marked in style by the Grand Bard of Cornwall, Maureen Fuller, in her address to the enthusiastic crowds…

Kresen Kernow – a new home for the stories of Cornwall

Following an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) in November 2012, Cornwall Council received Stage 1 funding to develop its plans; for a new home for Cornwall Record Office,…

[Celtic League] Protection of National Minorities must be applied to the Cornish people

The Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League have written this open letter to the the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Please write…

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…

Skol Veythrin Karenza seeks crowdsource funding

Movyans Skolyow Meythrin is Cornish / English language bilingual medium playschool movement that runs Skol Veythrin Karenza. SVK is seeking to raise funds: http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/cornish-language-nursery MSM aims to provide bilingual Cornish/English…

Remembering Tony Piper

It was with great sadness that we heard on Thursday evening last, that a great and much loved Cornish patriot had lost his health battle and had died. Tony Piper….