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Gorsedh Kernow announces host town for 2022

Gorsedh Kernow and Hayle Town Council are pleased to announce that Hayle will be the host town for the Esedhvos and Open Gorsedh ceremony in September 2022 “On behalf of…

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CORNISH NATIONAL MINORITY REPORT NO. 5

CORNISH NATIONAL MINORITY REPORT NO. 5 THE UNITED KINGDOM’S 5th REPORT TO THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE UNDER THE FRAMEWORK CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF NATIONAL MINORITIES EXTRACT Cornwall and Cornish …

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Gorsedh Kernow names 13 new Bards for 2021

Thirteen new bards will be welcomed into the College of Bards of Gorsedh Kernow at Bude Castle on 4th September 2021 by the Grand Bard of Cornwall Elizabeth Carne, Melennek,…

Gorsedh Kernow announces the Young People Awards winners 2021

Gorsedh Kernow are delighted to announce the winners of the Gorsedh Kernow Young People Awards. Awards Coordinator Amanda Harris said “It is very encouraging to see that the quality, creativity…

Support for the Cornish language is growing

“Support for the Cornish language is growing” says the new Grand Bard of Cornwall Communique from Gorsedh Kernow – The Celtic spirit of Cornwall – in its 90th anniversary year…

We must control our own destiny!

“We must control our own destiny” said the outgoing Grand Bard of Cornwall to the assembled Bards and public at the Open Gorsedh in Newquay on Saturday 1st September, 2018…

Treachery and irregularity!

– The truth over Cornish language funding loss finally revealed! Following a protracted two year legal battle with the Department for Communities & Local Government (DCLG), the Information Commissioners Office…

Don’t deny us our global Celtic identity

Don’t deny us our global Celtic identity says Grand Bard of Cornwall “Launceston has a proud place in Cornwall’s story. It is the historic capital of Cornwall and the castle…

No, we never said we would, and it is all your fault anyway!

No, we never said we would, and it is all your fault anyway!  Lies, weasel words, and Cornish language funding. In April this year the UK Government ceased direct funding…

Our language communities benefit from Europe

An open letter – Our language communities benefit from our European Union membership BREXIT “POTENTIALLY DISASTROUS” FOR UK’S LESSER-USED LANGUAGES We, as representatives of the indigenous lesser-used languages in Britain…