Tag Archives: history

The Cornish in Australia’s most Cornish city – Bendigo

The Cornish were (another) significant ethnic group in Greater Bendigo. They brought with them expert mining knowledge and practices and a deep commitment to Methodism. Cornish migration in the nineteenth century…

Cornish Remembrance Day – Penryn Fair – Saturday 24 August 2013

On Saturday 24th August, two weeks before the Cornish Gorsedh is to be held in the ancient town of Penryn, is the annual Open Air Service of Commemoration in that same town.  This…

[Trest Sen Peran] A step closer to uncovering iconic Cornish site

Trust moves a step closer to uncovering iconic Cornish site Long-awaited work to uncover St Piran’s Oratory from the sand dunes at Perranporth will hopefully start this Autumn.  The Oratory…

[Celtic League] St Piran’s Oratory due to be uncovered

Cornwall Council’s Environmental Services (HES) unit has been contracted by the St Piran’s Trust to begin the process of uncovering St Piran’s Oratory in Penhale Sands, near Perranporth. The contract…

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…

Grass Valley Hosts 9th Annual St Piran’s Celebration

Grass Valley Hosts 9th Annual St. Piran’s Celebration- Saturday, March 9, 2013 Grass Valley invites everyone to become Cornish for a day at its ninth annual celebration recognizing the patron…

The Cornish are Revolting – Part 2: Still doing it!

Part 2 – Still doing it!     by Chris Dunkerley – You will excuse me if after the last section I become a little less light-hearted as we travel forward in…

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…

Cornish Cultural Celebration in Nowra

Yes, it is on again!  You are welcome to come along. The 3rd Cornish Cultural Celebration weekend consists of a Conference, Bardic Assembly, Dinner and Celtic concert, Sunday Service, workshops,…

The Cornish Are Revolting – Part 1: Uninvited Guests

by Chris Dunkerley – A somewhat tongue in cheek look at our kith & kin … or as that is middle English, better in Cornish, our ‘teylu ha hendasow’. You…