Tag Archives: culture

New Book: Celtic Cornwall – Nation, Tradition, Invention

By Alan M Kent, with photography by Jan Beare Celtic Cornwall: Nation, Tradition, Invention ISBN: 9780857040787 Alan M. Kent (born 1967, St Austell, Cornwall) is a Cornish poet, novelist, dramatist, author and…

[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…

Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival 2013

Cornish Male Voice singing remains high on the agenda for many sons of Cornwall. In every corner of the land, on a weekday evening, groups of men gather for their…

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…

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…

Pasty treat for the Cornish in NSW Australia

The Cornish Association of New South Wales  in Australia are having a special Cornish Fayre Day on Saturday 23 July, 2011. A Pasty making demonstration and workshop (up to 12…

Limited Cornish Language Funding from UK Government for 2011-2014

Government funding to MAGA has been renewed for the next three years.  The decision was announced by the DCLG Minister, Andrew Stunnell MP, this week and was welcomed by Partnership…

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…

[Bewnans Kernow] Cultural cooperation latest news and background

Bewnans Kernow  (the Partnership of Cornish Cultural Organisations) is set for a big 2011, having completed the all important nine month review with Cornwall Council on 20 October 2010. Bewnans…

[Bewnans Kernow] 2011 BK Conference for cultural organisations

Bewnans Kernow 2011 Conference Theme: ‘Cornish Identity – Good for business’ Welcome & introduction: Presenters: Cllr Pat Harvey, Chair, Cornwall Council – Cllr Alec Robertson. Leader, Cornwall Council – Mick…