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Blog Posts with the Tag "culture"
Having seen Gwenno in concert at the weekend, my column in this week's Cornish Guardian celebrates those who sing in the Cornish language.
Published: 5th December 2017
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The UK Government response to the Council of Europe Opinion stretches to over 9,700 words, but the Cornish are hardly referenced at all. The document also fails to address the recommendations drafted by the Advisory Group.
Published: 10th March 2017
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Listed in this article are the actual recommendations from the Council of Europe report on the National Minority status of the Cornish.
Published: 10th March 2017
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"I will not be bullied and cowed by the extreme right wing, with its racist thugs, that are attempting to destroy everything I stand for."
Published: 14th January 2017
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The old guard of the Tory Party are up against the wall and instead of giving in gracefully to public pressure, they are resorting to the kind of rhetoric last seen in the old Colonial days when the spears were flying thick and fast.
Published: 9th May 2016
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An Early Day Motion has been tabled in the House of Commons today, calling for the Government to reverse its cuts to the Cornish Language.
Published: 29th April 2016
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I have just seen the official letter from central government to Cllr John Pollard concerning the request for funding for the Cornish language. It was sent by James Wharton MP, the Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse at the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Published: 21st April 2016
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Cornwall Council has just released a press statement condemning the Conservative Government, which has decided to “cut all its funding for the Cornish language with immediate effect.”
Published: 21st April 2016
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This coming week marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Cornwall’s most iconic cultural figures, the poet Jack Clemo.
Published: 8th March 2016
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I would like to wish everyone a Happy St Piran’s Day.
Published: 5th March 2016
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