Tag Archives: heritage

[New Book] ‘Following ‘An Gof’: Leonard Truran, Cornish Activist and Publisher’

By Derek R. Williams: Len Truran was, until his death in 1997, a highly influential figure within the fields of politics and culture in Cornwall. He joined Mebyon Kernow in…

Gorsedh Kernow Special Awards for 2014

The Council of Gorsedh Kernow has announced the winners of their annual Awards, presented to people who have given outstanding service to Cornwall. Nominations for Awards are sent in each…

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…

Let us properly honour the great Celtic and Cornish man! – Robert James “Bob” Fitzsimmons

Let us properly honour the great Celtic and Cornish man! – Robert James “Bob” Fitzsimmons. Our open letter to MPs. media, etc. is below: 26 May, 2014 Dear Sirs and…

Cornish Exist! Official! Who’d have thought it?

Raise the Baner Perran high Cornish people! A millennium after we were subsumed defacto into the English state and 15 years since efforts began to have us formally declared a…

Taxpayer funded body refuses to reply to taxpayers – Appalling (An open letter)

Open Letter, by Craig Weatherhill Letter to Andrew Vines, “English” Heritage, 26 March 2014. (copies to: Maria Miller, Culture Minister; Andrew George MP; George Eustice MP; Ian Liddell-Grainger MP; SPM,…

Cornish Downunder – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys – Launched

CORNISH DOWNUNDER  – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys  A new Facebook Group for all those in Australia, NZ, and the near Asia-Pacific area, who love Cornwall and the Cornish. You don’t need…

Perrantide ‘marked in style’

St Piran’s Day, so dear to the hearts of Cornish folk, was marked in style by the Grand Bard of Cornwall, Maureen Fuller, in her address to the enthusiastic crowds…

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,…

[MAGA] Cornish Language Strategy

MAGA – the Cornish Language Partnership: Cornwall Council’s Cabinet last week supported the preparation of a new and increased bid to the UK government for continued funding for the Cornish…