Tag Archives: identity

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…

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…

Torpoint Mayor welcomes the Cornish Gorsedh

A dry, bright and breezy Torpoint witnessed a unique Cornish tradition last Saturday (12th April) when the Cornish Gorsedh held the first of its gatherings in the town. A warm…

Towards a National Assembly of Cornwall

On St Piran’s Day 2014, the Cornish political party and national movement Mebyon Kernow launched a new publication titled “Towards a National Assembly of Cornwall.”   The document sets out…

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…

[Celtic League] Duchy of Cornwall applies to register mines and mineral rights

Recent Duchy of Cornwall application creates feeling of ‘bullying and confusion’ The Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League has been in receipt of reports from concerned property and land owners…

Thick, ignorant Cornish?

by Tony Leamon: Increasingly the Cornish people, the people of Cornwall and indeed, Cornwall itself are the object of racist and bigoted abuse, highly insulting remarks and nasty threats. On…

[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…

‘I’ for identity, revisited

Since just 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves (or via their parents for the younger ones) as ‘ethnically’ Cornish or at least identifying as…