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Cornish Story is an initiative created with the vision to promote a greater knowledge of Cornwall and the Cornish Diaspora overseas. Unique, exclusive stories and films are combined with articles relating to all aspects of Cornish culture in the past and present.
Robert Burroughs explores the legends and drolls of Wivelshire in the introduction to a new series. South East Cornwall is often referred to as ‘Cornwall’s Forgotten Corner’ in part due to its geography, but also… more info
The project team led by Garry Tregidga and Tony Mansell would like to hear from volunteer researchers who would be interested in the study of chapels and other related sites (e.g. outdoor preaching pits) at the local level. The immediate task is to create… more info
- The Plain-an-gwarry at St Just: its conservation and restorationFirst published in the Old Cornwall Society Journal Vol. XII, No. 4 in Spring 1999. The Plain-an-gwarry in 1996. Note the evidence in the granite stones of Feast Day hand drilling contests (Photo: Michael Tangye) Michael Tangye (Whythrer Meyn) of Redruth brings us an intriguing story of a conflict which could have led…Continue Reading “The Plain-an-gwarry at St Just: its conservation and restoration”
- Pendragon – Owse up Treliske by Bert BiscoeAnother tongue-in-cheek poem from the pen and voice of one of Cornwall’s foremost poets (Photo Steve Tanner) Vyager gans Geryow (Bert Biscoe) lives in Truro. He is a poet and songwriter whose work draws on his interest in history, politics, social justice and language. He represents the people of Moresk…Continue Reading “Pendragon – Owse up Treliske by Bert Biscoe”
- Redruth Railway Station at Night – a poem by David OatesWhen the mines closed, men left Cornwall in their thousands, going out literally into the unknown. Many left from Redruth Station and their heartache is still there. Clock creeps to midnight Soft sleep its gentle hostage takes Throughout the tired town. But there, where arc of bridge Throws high its granite span The day…Continue Reading “Redruth Railway Station at Night – a poem by David Oates”
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