Tag Archives: education

Why should I be funding the Cornish language when I don’t speak it?

“I don’t speak Cornish, so why should my taxes fund the Cornish language?” – a response to this often asked question! We pay so much tax in this country, that…

Kernow Matters To Us

Kernow/Cornwall’s newest campaigning organisation launched on the first day of the Celtic new year following a packed meeting held in Redruth. Kernow Matters To Us, a group which aims to…

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…

National Minority status and what it means to us

By Maureen Fuller: Dear All, I have had several appreciative messages about my speech on Saturday and others who have heard about it but not seen the content. Here it…

A few pence of yours for Kernewek

The UK Government has announced it will invest £120,000 in promoting and developing the Cornish language (Kernewek) over the next couple of years. This is of course less that 50p…

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,…

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…

Pirantide even bigger in 2013

The annual Pirantide celebrations kick off this weekend with the first of a series of events across the Duchy of Cornwall and around the world, marking the birthday of Cornwall’s…

Skol Veythrin Karenza launches Childrens songs CD

A CD (compact disc) and booklet of Cornish language songs for young children has been launched. Called Keur Kernewek (Cornish choir), it was created by parents and volunteers who run…

New Grand Bard calls for a Cornish education

Many people are ignorant of Cornwall’s culture and language because schools fail to educate children about their history, according to Barth Meur, the Grand Bard of the Cornish Gorsedh. In…