Tag Archives: identity

[Dan Rogerson, MP] Flag grab

This was raised by Dan Rogerson MP during a Westminster Parliamentary debate on the proposed VAT ‘pasty tax’ on Wednesday this week. “When the last runner with the Olympic flame…

Torched – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

The Olympic Torch Relay came to Cornwall for the day. The Olympic flame arrived at RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall from Athens on Friday 17 May, 2012 in four custom-made lanterns….

Cornish gather at Australian Celtic Festival 2012

The 20th Australian Celtic Festival may have honoured our cousins the Bretons, as well as Galicia and Asturia, as its 2012 theme  but the Cornish in Australia also gathered in…

Back to Eaglehawk

The Cornish in Victoria, Australia, got together last month for 3 days of Cornish heritage, friendship and fun! [16, 17, 18th March 2012] As part of the 41st Eaglehawk Dahlia…

Cornish shine at Pan-Celtic

by Anne Kennedy Truscott The 41st International Pan Celtic Festival, Carlow, Ireland Last week the town of Carlow in Ireland was festooned in Celtic flags, placards, banners and bunting to…

Cornish Celts exist, says Prof Peter Beresford Ellis

The Celtic Nations, 1961- 2011, a Sea Change? Some personal views, by Professor Peter Beresford Ellis Below is the text of the presentation about the Celtic League which was prepared…

To ‘the three Rs’, add ‘I’ for identity

Since 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves as ‘ethnically’ Cornish on the annual Schools Census (PLASC). Since then the number identifying as Cornish has…

[Celtic League] Media prejudice against Celts

In his monthly newspaper column for the West Briton newspaper in Cornwall, the General Secretary of the Celtic League, Rhisiart Tal-e-bot, writes on the topic of the prejudice that Welsh…

Sun, surf, and saffron?

– by Kevrenor – Sun – there was that in abundance! Surf – just nearby at your choice of ocean or bay-side location! Saffron – well, no saffron buns or…

Kernewek: Partnership working hard for Cornish language

The Cornish Language Partnership (MagaKernow) will be holding its annual conference at Lostwithiel Community Centre on Saturday 1st October (10am – 4pm) This year’s conference will both report on MAGA…