An attempted to tackle the issue of Cornish identity. Written by Nigel Pengelly after consulting various academics and Cornish figures. What does being Cornish mean to you ? To any person who is Cornish, it is something that is celebrated all over the world. But when the question: “What does it mean to be Cornish […]
A SPRING MARKET Saturday 17th April 11am – 4pm CAMBORNE TOWN SQUARE ARTS & CRAFT MARKET WITH A BOOK SALE IN THE DONALD THOMAS CENTRE Variety of local stalls and traders indoors and out Lots of Local Stalls, Arts & Quality locally made Crafts, Book Sale, Raffle, tombola & Refreshments
HOLMANS IN ITS HEYDAY – HOLMAN CLIMAX – FILM SHOW CAMBORNE WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH – FRIDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2010 7PM START, DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM FREE ADMISSION, REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE CORNWALL CENTRE, REDRUTH MON 15TH FEB 7:30PM OPIE BULIDING CORNWALL COLLEGE, POOL WED 17TH FEB 7:30PM OTHER SCREENINGS: D O O R S O P E […]
PENSEYTHEN GERNEWEK – CORNISH LANGUAGE WEEKEND Friday 5th to Sunday 7th/Monday 8th February 2010 The Western Hotel, Gabriel Street, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2ND Agan Tavas will be hosting a small scale Cornish Language weekend for anyone interested in speaking the Cornish Language Kernewek. The weekend will cater for complete beginners and more experienced speakers […]
The role and purpose of the FCNM is to provide protection for national minorities in the EU. In the UK, the Cornish put forward to be included in the treaty for the first time in 1999. This was rejected by the UK Government, in fact the Cornish were singled out as not eligible. This time […]
Photos by Chris Borkett Gowethas Kernow Goth Towan Blystra (Newquay Old Cornwall Society). The people in the picture are; Centre Jacky Nowakoski senior archaeologist Cornwall Council. On her right Peter Hicks Charman NOCS and on her left Mike Salter the finder. The Late Iron Age/Romano-British hinged collar or neck-ring was discovered in Newquay. Although found […]
Newquay Fish Festival The 2009 Newquay Fish Festival was by far the best ever. The harbour was thriving with people from far and wide as the aroma of barbecued fish hung in the warm Indian summer air. There’s something very special about Newquay Harbour that the festival really brings to life; maybe its the proper […]
“The Festival gives Newquay an opportunity to showcase one of its hidden gems ‘the harbour’ and has proven an extremely popular event with both residents and visitors. The event takes place in September as a follow on to the main holiday period, and has been blessed with marvelous weather every year. The practical cookery demonstrations […]
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.
St Piran celebrations took place all over Cornwall today, these photos are from the parade in Truro. More photos from AndySnapz here
Piran’s Day could be an official holiday in Cornwall. Cornwall’s five Liberal Democrat MPs have called for St Piran’s Day to be made a public holiday. read more Cornwall to have its own public holiday? according to thisiscornwall
This pair of native Choughs successfully bred and fled four young in 2007- West Cornwall, they must be quite a large family, by now! The Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) is a member of the crow family with a red beak and legs, and an excitable, high-pitched ‘chi-ow’ call from which it gets its name. It is […]
Between the villages of Cadgwith and Kennack Sands is Poltesco, here you will find the old Cornish Serpentine works.
Snow in Cornwall UK . Photos of snow in the Cornish mining town of Redruth in the Duchy of Cornwall sent in by AndySnapz, almost looks like Wales. The Cornish flag of St Piran can be seen flying from the church. The roof tops covered in snow. Cornwall’s mining (info) industry and landscape gained World […]
CFF – Most ever raised for National minority group Cornish community members and supporters raised at peak, just over £40,000 in pledges in only a few months, in a bid to raise enough money to take the UK Government to Court, no other minority cultural group has matched this amount of community support. All other […]