The Trelawny Shout – the annual St Piran’s Day community rendition of Cornwall’s most famous anthem – is gearing up to produce another great night out for 2019. Now a firm fixture in the county’s March 5th celebrations, its success is in its simplicity: One song, one night, but thousands of voices raising the roofs of pubs…Continue Reading “Get up and shout!”

Santa’s coming early to St Austell Brewery as Christmas party band Jingle All the Way hit the stage for the last Brewery band night of the year on Friday December 7th. Acclaimed as the only solely dedicated Christmas band in the UK, Europe, and further afield, Jingle All The Way consists of everyone’s favourite Christmas…Continue Reading “Jingle all the way to the Brewery”

There can be no doubt that a unique sense of difference, and, of separateness exists throughout Cornwall. Forged on a history of resistance, Cornwall is strikingly different to its closest regional neighbours across the Tamar. Many people over the years have highlighted a sense of ‘islandness’, using phrases such as ‘almost an island’ or ‘all but an island’….Continue Reading “Cornwall – Almost an Island?”

Saturday 6thOctober 2018 at 1030am Peter Lanyon Building, Lecture Room 4 This year’s conference, entitled Kemeneth (Cornish for ‘Community’), focuses on the theme of public engagement with Cornwall and Cornish Studies and marks the launch of the Institute’s Agan Kernow outreach programme for 2018-19. How should researchers engage with Cornish communities? What are the benefits…Continue Reading “Kemeneth: 7th Annual Conference of the Institute of Cornish Studies”

Crantock Parish Council are on a mission to raise funds in order to mount a Judicial Review against Cornwall Council to stop over-development in the village. Read on to learn more and find out how you can support their quest for justice. After four years of working closely with Cornwall Council, Crantock’s Neighbourhood Development Plan was…Continue Reading “Crantock Community Spirit”

To mark the tenth anniversary of the first Rescorla Festival, the festival will be touring some of the villages of mid-Cornwall this summer with a programme that includes music, poetry and the ever-popular Snail Creep: On Friday 29 June, the festival programme started with a High Tea and Sankey Evening at the Rescorla Centre. The…Continue Reading “Rescorla Festival 2018”