Tag Archives: heritage

Historic ‘Open’ Gorsedh ceremony held in the pandemic and streamed live

Gorsedh Kernow was very pleased that although the Esedhvos and Bardic Ceremony planned for Bude-Stratton has been postponed until 2021, they were able to hold a small outdoor Bardic ceremony…

Gorsedh ceremony in Bude postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19

With great regret, the Grand Bard of Gorsedh Kernow, Elizabeth Carne, Melennek, has announced the postponement of the annual Esedhvos Festival and Open Gorsedh Bardic Ceremony, which was due to…

[New Book] The Promontory People – An early history of the Cornish

Long awaited by those of us with a keen interest in the real early history of our Cornish people. Order now [This book is to be reprinted in 2020 –…

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…