Tag Archives: identity

Gorsedh Kernow announces the Young People Awards winners 2021

Gorsedh Kernow are delighted to announce the winners of the Gorsedh Kernow Young People Awards. Awards Coordinator Amanda Harris said “It is very encouraging to see that the quality, creativity…

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…

Adding to the 3Rs – Identity – Another Look!

Since just 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves (or via their parents for the younger ones) as ‘ethnically’ Cornish or at least ‘identifying as…

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…

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 –…

‘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)…

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…