[MagaKernow] October 2013 language news

News in from MAGA – The Cornish Language Partnership Councils Language Policies “We are pleased to report that three more Councils have agreed a policy on the Cornish Language. Truro…

Heartlands – “where the future is as historic as the past”?: Part 2

In part 1, we learned quite a lot about the 19 acre World Heritage free visitor site in Pool near Redruth,  named ‘Heartlands’. Linda Joy Lemon continues to explore this…

New On-line Cornish Dictionary website

New On-line Cornish Dictionary website Gerlyver nowydh warlinen lonchys y’n seythen ma / New online dictionary launched this week!  The dictionary can be found at: http://www.cornishdictionary.org.uk/ If you need a…

European Parliament Supports Our Language

The European Parliament has called on governments to do more to preserve ‘regional’ languages, including Kernewek (Cornish).  It also called on the European Commission to propose concrete policy measures for…

Heartlands – “where the future is as historic as the past”?: Part 1

By Linda Joy Lemon The 19 acre World Heritage free visitor site in Pool near Redruth, opened its doors over a year ago, in April 2012. Heartlands, once part of…

Open Gorsedh 2013 held in Penryn

A gathering of more than 120 bards from Cornwall and elsewhere (with 4 from Australia) took part in a procession and ceremony on Saturday 7 September, 2013. Bards representing the…

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…

The Cornish in Australia’s most Cornish city – Bendigo

The Cornish were (another) significant ethnic group in Greater Bendigo. They brought with them expert mining knowledge and practices and a deep commitment to Methodism. Cornish migration in the nineteenth century…

Cornish Remembrance Day – Penryn Fair – Saturday 24 August 2013

On Saturday 24th August, two weeks before the Cornish Gorsedh is to be held in the ancient town of Penryn, is the annual Open Air Service of Commemoration in that same town.  This…

[Trest Sen Peran] A step closer to uncovering iconic Cornish site

Trust moves a step closer to uncovering iconic Cornish site Long-awaited work to uncover St Piran’s Oratory from the sand dunes at Perranporth will hopefully start this Autumn.  The Oratory…