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NEW BOOK: Cornwall, My Country (By Howard Curnow)

NEW BOOK: Cornwall, My Country / Kernow, Ow Bro A Remarkable story of ‘Cornwall’s Finest Ambassador to the World’ told in his own words The extraordinary life of the man…

Venue 2021

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…

Bards at Wallaroo 2021

35th Assembly of the Bards of Cornwall in Australia

There are Cornish Bards around the world, whether having migrated or being Barded for services to Cornwall in other lands. In Australia there are currently 43 Cornish Bards, with 39…

Perthi cov (Remember) Howard Curnow

The passing of a great Cornishman, Howard Curnow, whose death on 9th June, 2021 is a huge loss to those who loved him and for his beloved Cornish people and…

Minority of Votes = Majority of Councillors – How is it so?

CORNWALL COUNCIL ELECTION 2021 Elections for Consel Kernow / Cornwall Council unitary authority were held in May 2021 for 87 local areas of the Duchy of Cornwall (down from the…

Adding to the 3Rs – Identity – Another Look!

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…

Historic ‘Open’ Gorsedh ceremony held in the pandemic and streamed live

Gorsedh Kernow was very pleased that although the Esedhvos and Bardic Ceremony planned for Bude-Stratton has been postponed until 2021, they were able to hold a small outdoor Bardic ceremony…

Gorsedh Kernow names 22 new Bards for 2020

Gorsedh Kernow was established with the aim of celebrating and promoting Cornwall’s distinctive Celtic culture, and continues this year with announcing new bards as usual (although we are in a…

Perthi cov (Remember) Craig Weatherhill

The passing of a great Cornishman, Craig Weatherhill (1950-2020), whose death ‘in the virtual saddle’ working alone in his home on Saturday 18th July, 2020 or Sunday 19th July, 2020…