Kate Neale talks about the tradition of Cornish Christmas carols, and how these seasonal community celebrations travelled to the diaspora… Kate Neale talks about the tradition of Cornish Christmas carols, and how these seasonal community celebrations travelled to the diaspora with migrating miners during the 19th century. Biography: Born and raised in Cornwall, Kate Neale…Continue Reading ““Singin’ Miners”: Following the trail of Cornish carols”

Garry Tregidga explores how the story of Trelawny came to be associated with the growing sectarian problems in Ireland during the late 19th The Trelawny anthem has been closely associated with the popular culture of Cornwall since the nineteenth century. Even then it was commonly regarded as the Cornish national anthem and featured prominently in…Continue Reading “The Irish Trelawny”

Cornish Story Live welcomes Tony Mansell, who will be telling the story of the Bugle Contest and its long history starting back in 1912. Goin’ Bugle Are Ee? The West of England Bandsmen’s Festival, affectionally known as Bugle Contest, first welcomed competing brass bands in 1912. But for Covid 19, last year would have been…Continue Reading “Bugle Brass Band Contest – A Proper Cornish Event!”

Join us for a series of free live stories about Cornwall. The series continues with Ben Dobson telling a story of the Hawke family. Join us for a series of free live stories and talks on Zoom throughout 2021. The events continue with: ‘The Flight of the Hawkes’ Ben Dobson will be telling the story…Continue Reading “Cornish Story Live presents ‘The Flight of the Hawkes.’”

Cornish Story Live presents ‘A Cornishman’s Adventure.’ From the Newlyn Fishing Riots of 1896 to Vancouver Island and California. Join Dr Lamorna Spry as she tells the story of how one Cornishman ended up in California’s gold mines. February 6 2021 7:30pm Cornish time 11:30am PST 2:30pm EST Limited spaces are available. Please reserve a…Continue Reading “‘A Cornishman’s Adventure.’”