Today is Flora Day in Helston. It is, for me, a beautiful day. I give you this in the hope that one day, you shall go along and share the enjoyment that, for one day in May, fills the entire town. Helston’s Flora Day is one of my favourite days of the year. It may…Continue Reading “Helston Flora Day: the basics”

We are indebted to Karin Easton, President of the Federation of Old Cornwall Societies, for putting pen to paper to tell the story of the organisation’s amazing milestone. One hundred years is a splendid achievement and we are pleased to add our congratulations to the many already received.   The Federation of Old Cornwall Societies…Continue Reading “Celebrating the Centenary of the Old Cornwall Movement”

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”

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”