Tag Archives: heritage

We must control our own destiny!

“We must control our own destiny” said the outgoing Grand Bard of Cornwall to the assembled Bards and public at the Open Gorsedh in Newquay on Saturday 1st September, 2018…

Don’t deny us our global Celtic identity

Don’t deny us our global Celtic identity says Grand Bard of Cornwall “Launceston has a proud place in Cornwall’s story. It is the historic capital of Cornwall and the castle…

County, Duchy, Nation or Country? The Case For Cornwall!

by Craig Weatherhill     Introduction FOR many decades, Cornwall has been the poor relation in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  It vies with the west of…

A Cultural Insult a Day?

Are those upcountry trying to crank up the cultural insults rate of fire to one a day, or just two a week? Following on from the UK Government’s inexplicable killing…

“Historic site consent process unfit for purpose” says Grand Bard

Speaking at the Proclamation Ceremony announcing St Keverne as the site of the 2016 Open Gorsedh, the newly installed Grand Bard Telynor an Weryn (Dr Merv Davey) evoked one of…

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…

Silver Threads Among the Gold, 25 years

More than a Gathering, It’s a Reunion – On the Pacific Campus in Stockton Whether your alma mater is a high school or college, a technical s c h o…

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…

Fund success for Penwith Landscape Partnership

Heritage Lottery Fund success for Penwith Landscape Partnership A partnership of local organizations, led by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, has been successful in securing £2.7million, including £140,600 development funding,from the Heritage…

Cornish Cousins designate “Cornish Town USA”

It’s official: Grass Valley, California, is the most Cornish place in America. And so is Gold Hill, Nevada. And soon, New Almaden, California.  And after that perhaps an historic settlement…