Tag Archives: diaspora

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…

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…

Don’t deny us our global Celtic identity

Don’t deny us our global Celtic identity says Grand Bard of Cornwall “Launceston has a proud place in Cornwall’s story. It is the historic capital of Cornwall and the castle…

Silver Threads Among the Gold, 25 years

More than a Gathering, It’s a Reunion – On the Pacific Campus in Stockton Whether your alma mater is a high school or college, a technical s c h o…

Cornish Cousins designate “Cornish Town USA”

It’s official: Grass Valley, California, is the most Cornish place in America. And so is Gold Hill, Nevada. And soon, New Almaden, California.  And after that perhaps an historic settlement…

[New Book] Kerenza: A New Australian

By Rosanne Hawke;  Kerenza: a new Australian –  Omnibus/Scholastic,  1 April 2015,  256pp., $15.99 (pbk),   ISBN: 9781742 990606 I always enjoy reading history books from a first person point…

2015 Kernewek Lowender – advance notice

Moonta, Kadina, and Wallaroo – South Australia THE Preliminary program for the 2015 Kernewek Lowender (Copper Coast Cornish) Festival (17-24 May) has been released and it is one of the…

Cornish Downunder – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys – Launched

CORNISH DOWNUNDER  – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys  A new Facebook Group for all those in Australia, NZ, and the near Asia-Pacific area, who love Cornwall and the Cornish. You don’t need…

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…