Tag Archives: identity

Cornwall’s True Name

By Craig Weatherhill Just as “Wales” is not that nation’s true name (its native and proper name is Cymru), so “Cornwall” is not the true name of our homeland, either. …

A bridge too far? Polson Bridge Cornwall’s protectors make a stand

Lies berdh a dheth dhe Bons Pollmen de, ow komprehendya Bardh Meur Kernow….. “Gwithoryon on ni, nyns in ni protestyoryon!” Many bards came to Polson Bridge yesterday, including the Grand…

[New Book] Cornwall’s First Golden Age – From Arthur to the Normans (A review)

Author: Bernard W. Deacon (former Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter) https://bernarddeacon.wordpress.com/ Publisher:  Francis Boutle Publishers, London, 2016    ISBN:  978 0 9935344 47   Cover price:  14:99  Paperback…

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…

Gwithewgh Kernow Kowal! – Keep Kernow Whole!

Gorsedh Kernow says “Gwithewgh Kernow Kowal! – Keep Kernow Whole!” The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011 stated that the number of seats in the UK parliament should be…

New: Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand/Berdh Kernow Ostrali ha Mordir Nowydh

NEW Gorsedh Kernow publication Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand/Berdh Kernow Ostrali ha Mordir Nowydh The book’s preamble says: “Cornish men and women settled in many parts of the…

Cornwall is OUT!

Thursday’s dramatic and historic referendum on the member state United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) leaving the European Union (EU) has resulted in an OUT vote in…

No to breaching our border for Parliament

Cornwall Council today voted overwhelmingly to support a proposal to lobby central government to amend the Parliamentary and Voting System Act 2011 to ensure that a cross-Tamar ‘Devonwall’ parliamentary seat…

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…

Our Grand Bard condemns UK Government’s indifference to Cornish culture

Gorsedh Kernow is appalled at the UK Government’s decision not to support the Cornish language. Railing against the recent withdrawal of funding in support of one of Cornwall’s unique cultural…