[Cornish Quest] Cornish book sets for schools

Cornish Quest has compiled a selection of authoritative reference books on Cornish history, language and culture to donate to each of the secondary schools in Cornwall. These books are the…

[Gorsedh Kernow] 2nd Ceremony of the Awen

2nd Ceremony of the Awen, By Howard Curnow Despite the deluge during the previous night, the final vestiges of which were still evident at 9.30 am on the morning of…

[Mebyon Kernow] Remembering Flamank & An Gof 515 years on

Wednesday 27 June, 2012 marked the 515th anniversary of the deaths of Michael Joseph An Gof and Thomas Flamank, who were executed in 1497 for leading a Cornish uprising against …

Cornish are most ancient of britons

Indigenous Cornish and Welsh can claim to be the most ancient of Britons, according to scientists who are drawing up a new genetic map of the British Isles. They studied…

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…

James Ruse: Part 2 – Extraordinary Times

By Chris Dunkerley – In Part 1 we read of Cornish born man James Ruse convicted of theft, transported on the First Fleet landing at Sydney Cove in January. A…

[Save Penwith Moors] Defiance or modest and fair-minded?

A response to an article in today’s ‘The Cornishman’ regarding fencing and grazing in the areas around Chun Quoit. See “Fencing proposals met with defiance from campaigners” at http://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/Fencing-proposals-met-defiance-campaigners/story-16303220-detail/story.html Save…

Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival 2013

Cornish Male Voice singing remains high on the agenda for many sons of Cornwall. In every corner of the land, on a weekday evening, groups of men gather for their…

[Save Penwith Moors] Chun Downs for Common Land

Save Penwith Moors have made two more applications to have the area now known as Chun Downs – that includes Chun Castle and Quoit – re-registered as Common Land, and…

Jubilee flotilla

London held a Jubilee party for Elizabeth, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, over the past 4 days, starting from 2nd June. A part of…