Tag Archives: USA

Silver Threads Among the Gold, 25 years

More than a Gathering, It’s a Reunion – On the Pacific Campus in Stockton Whether your alma mater is a high school or college, a technical s c h o…

Cornish Cousins designate “Cornish Town USA”

It’s official: Grass Valley, California, is the most Cornish place in America. And so is Gold Hill, Nevada. And soon, New Almaden, California.  And after that perhaps an historic settlement…

Gorsedh Kernow Conference – engaging the diaspora

The 2013 Conference is being held at Penryn Town Hall on Friday 6th September, 2013 on the day before the Open Gorsedh in Penryn. The Conference will start at 10:00…

17th North American Gathering of the Cornish Cousins

“Mousehole Meets Milwaukee: A Cornish Gathering on the Waters” 13-17 August, 2014, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA When the great traditions of Cornwall which is surrounded by the waters of the Channel…

Grass Valley Hosts 9th Annual St Piran’s Celebration

Grass Valley Hosts 9th Annual St. Piran’s Celebration- Saturday, March 9, 2013 Grass Valley invites everyone to become Cornish for a day at its ninth annual celebration recognizing the patron…

New Poet Laureate of the USA has Cornish heritage

The new U.S. poet laureate, Natasha Trethewey, is the  Pulitzer Prize-wining author of three collections and professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Natasha was born to…

New CD: ‘A Bit of your time’ by Jim Wearne

Jim Wearne, Musician, Songwriter, Cornish Bard, and much more .. ‘A Bit of your time’ New CD Jim writes about this new CD: “If you know me and you know…

A Sierra Sojourn

Once known as “Big Meadows” for it’s fertile and open grazing land, the Bridgeport Valley was long the domain of Paiute Indians, peaceful hunter-gatherers who lived mainly near the valley’s…

St Piran Celebrations at Grass Valley

Grass Valley, and their sister Nevada City, in California again celebrated St Piran and their local Cornish settlement heritage. Let the photos do the talking … The Pasty Bake contest…

It is Cornish Christmas in Grass Valley

Recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of beautiful down-town  Grass Valley, an historic mining town in Nevada County, California, USA that has a strong Cornish mining…