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…

Recognition of the Cornish people – An Open Letter to MPs

OPEN LETTER TO ALL MPs FOR CORNWALL  From Craig Weatherhill    14th July 2013  Dear Sir/Madam,  Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities:  The Cornish People.  I am writing to…

Blood Boiling Over Glasney Valley Development

– By David Garwood  I’m coming in to the story of Glasney Valley development a bit late. Last year they unveiled the proposal for 500 homes, but other schemes have…

[Lowender Peran] Festival tickets available for 2013

Lowender Peran – Festival of the Celts in Kernow  From 16th – 20th October 2013 at Ponsmere Hotel, Perranporth. Tickets still available for this year’s festival, call the festival office…

[Maga] Colin a Saw Slippy – Lyther Noweth

Colin a Saw Slippy (Colin Rescues Slippy) – new book in Cornish, available free for download MAGA KERNOW, the Cornish Language Partnership, has joined forces with Kittiwake Productions to give…