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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…

Gorsedh Kernow names 20 new Bards

Archivists, Cornish language speakers and, arguably, Cornwall’s funniest of funny men are among 20 people from across Cornwall and beyond who will be welcomed as new bards of Gorsedh Kernow…

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…