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Every month the Cornish Language Partnership produces a newsletter with news of developments within the Cornish language as well as events, new publications and other Cornish related stories.

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November 2014 newsletter

  • So how many people speak Cornish? Last year was the first time in five years that we gathered evidence from Cornish users.
    Link to article
  • During a recent visit to Cornwall, the Minister with responsibility for Cornish, the Rt Hon. Stephen Williams, MP, spent a morning hearing about the progress on the development of Cornish and the work of the Partnership organisations.
    Image of Stephen Williams with delegates from CC & MAGA.
    Link to article
  • The Inaugural Cornish Language Network Conference was held at Cornwall College on October 27th and 28th and attracted participants from Cornwall to as far afield as Italy.
    Image of attendees at Skians (CLRN) conference.
    Link to article
  • What is Boswinger? Well it isn’t a place for a wife/husband swapping party (bos + swinger)! Boswinger is the place where the latest Cornish intensive course was held – five teachers and twelve students for three days with not a word of English!
    Image of Boswinger attendees
    Link to article
  • The Taves an Tir project are promoting the next Our Names Our Cornwall event.
    Link to article
  • The Cornish language was much in evidence at this year’s Lowender Peran festival. This year was the final year for Lowender Peran at the Ponsmere Hotel in Perranporth and it proved to be exceptional.
    Image of Keur heb Hanow.
    Link to article
  • Text friend sought at an intermediate standard to practise the Cornish language.
    Link to article
  • The Kesva teachers’ day will take place on Saturday 22nd November in the Grenville Room at Lys Kernow in Truro from 10.30am - 4pm.
    Link to article
  • In collaboration with Agan Tavas, Gwask an Orlewen is delighted to announce the publication of two new bilingual e-books for Cornish learners and younger readers.
    Image of bilingual Beatrix Potter publications.
    Link to article
  • Hundreds of blue robed bards marched to the west bank of the mighty Tamar at Thanckes park at Torpoint.  They gathered with druids from the sister nations of Wales and Brittany and an audience from all over Cornwall to celebrate the 2014 Gorsedh Kernow.
    Image of Gorsedh procession.
    Link to article
  • Saturday the 13th September: More than seventy people came to Lys Kernow to celebrate the success of candidates success in the Cornish Language Board's examinations.
    Image of Kesva examinees 2014
    Link to article
  • The Cornish language received another boost for the European Day of Languages.
    Image of the European Day of Languages logo.
    Link to article
  • September 30th was International Translation Day and an excellent opportunity to thank all those who do such sterling work for Maga and for all the Cornish language organisations.
    Link to article
  • "Cornish Wines From Cornish Vines". That is the strapline of Bosue Vineyard. An Kylgh organised a visit to find out more.
    Image of Paul Sibley from Bosue Vineyard.
    Link to article
  • Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek (The Cornish Language Fellowship) are pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Simmons from Penzance to lead their Cornish language heritage project Taves an Tir (the Tongue of the Land – see August Kevren for details).
    Image of Rob Simmons at BBC Radio Cornwall.
    Link to article
  • There's a new Yeth an Werin starting in Launceston.  Here's a chance to chat in Cornish in the eastern part of Cornwall.
    Link to article

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