On this page you will find links to the Esedhvos Festival page. the Ceremonies page and to a list of services in the Cornish language. . Up-to-date information is also available in the current newsletter, the news page and the press and news releases section.

For 'old' events, please see the archived Events page or the archive of the previous website

You can find the newsletter for November/December 2018 and January 2019 here

Saturday 24th November 7.30pm "Great Circle - The Call to be the First" – a story of triumph and tragedy in the 1968 Golden Globe Race, by bard Nick Hart, Ilewydh Sen Neot.  A brand new production of music and narrative to be performed at the National Maritime Museum, Falmouth. Tickets, priced between £2 and £15, are available via, or telephone:  01326 313388. 

Esedhvos Festival, Gorsedh Kernow Proclamation and AGM 2019

The Esedhvos Festival of Cornish Culture in 2019 will be held in St Just in Penwith and the Proclamation, followed by the AGM will be on Saturday 13th April 2019.  Further details in the next newsletter.

Cornish Language Forum

The next Cornish Language Forum will be in Liskeard on Saturday 10th November from 10am – 1pm in Liskeard Methodist Church, Baytree Hill, Liskeard, PL14 4BG. The Forum is the six-monthly meeting to review progress on the Cornish language programme, hear about new projects and discuss issues facing the community. The event is open to anyone with an interest in the language and this time will include a discussion on the opportunities for Cornish from new technology.  Please attend if possible as we need all the support for Kernewek we can get. All welcome, whether Cornish speaking or not.

For detals of this year's Gorsedh Kernow Awards please see the Awards page or contact Dave Brotherton at  Please note that the closing date for ALL entries is 31st March 2019.

Important dates

Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th November Lowender Peran Celtic Festival 2018, Bristol Hotel, Newquay.

Thursday 9th to Saturday 17th November St Just Miners’ Chapel, St Just in Penwith, new play “Hireth” with Ed Rowe, Mab Tregarrek,

Saturday 10th November 10am-1pm Liskeard Methodist Church, Cornish Language Forum, more info

Saturday 24th November FOCS Winter Festival Bodmin Priory Church, further details from

Thursday 29th November 7.30pm St Just Miners’ Chapel fundraising evening of seasonal music and words with Tir ha Tavas and Keur Heb Hanow "PLEASE NOTE - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2019"

Sunday 2nd December 3pm  Budock Parish Church, Advent service in Cornish.

Sunday 16th December 2.30pm St Ive (Callington) Methodist Chapel, Christmas service in Cornish.


Sunday 30th December 3pm St Euny Church, Redruth,Christmas service in Cornish.

Sunday 6th January 2019 3pm  Gulval Parish Church, Epiphany service in Cornish.

The International Celtic Congress 2019 will be held at the Hotel Bristol at Newquay. Thursday 25th. April - Tuesday 30th. April. Website.


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