THIS weekend’s bicentenary celebrations in Portreath were led by world class sportswoman Lenna Hawkey. The festivities were held to mark 200 years since the creation of the Portreath to Poldice tramroad, which linked the Duchy’s inland mines with Portreath harbour. At Portreath, Cornish copper ore would then be transported to South Wales for smelting, and […]
Today marks the anniversary of the The Charter of Pardon 1508. Five hundred and one years ago King Henry VII of England granted the tinners of Kernow (Cornwall) a pardon for which they paid the sum of £1000. This charter is still legal today as confirmed as valid by the Lord Chancellor in 1977, it […]
UNIQUE GATHERING OF PROMINENT CORNISH ORGANISATIONS A meeting of Cornish organisations took place at the end of March, to explore how they might work together to win a better deal for Cornwall. Organisations represented at the meeting included Mebyon Kernow, , Cornish Heritage Company Limited, Celtic Congress and Celtic League.
Long Rock is a small village on the edge of Mounts bay near Penzance in Cornwall. You can see by the photo how it got its name. Photo Cornish Heritage