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The Cornish language – why should Britain care?

By CRAIG WEATHERHILL · MONDAY, 25 APRIL 2016 The ancient monuments of Britain’s landscape are loved, nurtured and cared for. Every year, thousands of people descend on the great stone…

UK Government betrays Cornish language community

On Thursday 21 April, 2016 Cornwall Council issued a bombshell press release, the main points as follows: “The Government has provided up to £150,000 a year to support the Cornish…

Tom Reilly and the Swaggers win Kan Rag Kernow 2016

Keslowena / Congratulations! to Tom Reilly and The Swaggers who performed ‘Lugh Glow’ (which refers to the hard life of a miner) in the Cornish language. These winners of this…

Why should I be funding the Cornish language when I don’t speak it?

“I don’t speak Cornish, so why should my taxes fund the Cornish language?” – a response to this often asked question! We pay so much tax in this country, that…

Kan rag Kernow 2016 coming up

Kan rag Kernow (Song for Cornwall) is the annual event to choose a song to represent Cornwall in the Celtavision contest at the upcoming Pan Celtic festival in Ireland. This…

Answers Sought Over the Future of Cornish Language Provision

The Celtic League were represented at a meeting of Cornish language groups this afternoon (Sunday 5th July) who came together to discuss changes to the structure of the way Cornwall…

Gorsedh Kernow announces new Grand Bard elect

The Council of Gorsedh Kernow is delighted to announce that the new Grand Bard elect is Merv Davey from Withiel. Merv, whose Bardic name in Cornish is Telynor an Weryn…

Anti Cornish Bigotry in Western Daily Press

Cowetha I refer to the following article written by Chris Rundle on 11th March, 2015. http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/…/story-26150…/story.html 1. Rundle is vociferously anti Cornish. In the same newspaper, this so called South…

The Changing Room go to Derry

The battle to establish a Cornish representative at the International Pan Celtic Festival in Doire (Derry, Northern Ireland) for 2015 was won by Looe-based folk band: The Changing Room, which…

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…