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…

Gorsedh ceremony in Bude postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19

With great regret, the Grand Bard of Gorsedh Kernow, Elizabeth Carne, Melennek, has announced the postponement of the annual Esedhvos Festival and Open Gorsedh Bardic Ceremony, which was due to…

[New Book] The Promontory People – An early history of the Cornish

Long awaited by those of us with a keen interest in the real early history of our Cornish people. Order now [This book is to be reprinted in 2020 –…

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…

‘I’ for identity, majority Cornish among the young

‘I’ for identity, majority Cornish among the young Since just 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves (or via their parents for the younger ones)…

Kernow has the blues again

General Election for the UK Parliament, 8 June 2017 The Conservative Party has again made a clean sweep of all 6 electorates in Cornwall in the early election, though the…