Tag Archives: identity

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…

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…

17th North American Gathering of the Cornish Cousins

“Mousehole Meets Milwaukee: A Cornish Gathering on the Waters” 13-17 August, 2014, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA When the great traditions of Cornwall which is surrounded by the waters of the Channel…

St Piran in Toronto

St Piran’s flag was raised at City Hall, Toronto, Canada on March 5th, 2013. Lovely singing voice of Heather Dale. Piran is the patron saint of Cornwall. His day is…

Pirantide even bigger in 2013

The annual Pirantide celebrations kick off this weekend with the first of a series of events across the Duchy of Cornwall and around the world, marking the birthday of Cornwall’s…

Grass Valley Hosts 9th Annual St Piran’s Celebration

Grass Valley Hosts 9th Annual St. Piran’s Celebration- Saturday, March 9, 2013 Grass Valley invites everyone to become Cornish for a day at its ninth annual celebration recognizing the patron…

Census Shock – the Cornish nation exists!

In last year’s UK Census 83,499 people across Cornwall, Wales, and England have declared their nationally as at least part Cornish. Northern Ireland and Scotland’s figures are not included. To…

The Cornish are Revolting – Part 2: Still doing it!

Part 2 – Still doing it!     by Chris Dunkerley – You will excuse me if after the last section I become a little less light-hearted as we travel forward in…

The Cornish Are Revolting – Part 1: Uninvited Guests

by Chris Dunkerley – A somewhat tongue in cheek look at our kith & kin … or as that is middle English, better in Cornish, our ‘teylu ha hendasow’. You…