Cornish Language Office

Cornwall Council leads the Cornish language programme and has established the Cornish Language Office. The Cornish Language Lead is responsible for increasing the use of Cornish in the work of the Council, giving advice to organisations who want to use Cornish and for coordinating projects in the community.

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The Cornish Language Team

  • Mark Trevethan, Cornish Language Lead
  • Sam Rogerson, Support Officer

You can receive a free copy of Kevren, the Cornwall Language newsletter, every month when you sign up to mailing list.

Download the September newsletter

 

Kresen Kernow is providing a series of tours of the construction site during September. There will be tour in the Cornish language for Cornish speakers or for those who would like to hear the language being spoken. For more information about the project, visit the Kresen Kernow page.

Archived copies of old newsletters dating back to 2005 are available in PDF format on request.

This will be chaired by the Grand Bard as an independent chairman and is open to all organisations with an interest in the promotion of Cornish. There will be meetings twice yearly.

The date of the next forum meeting is Saturday 11 November 2017; Trelawny, County Hall, Truro; 10am–1pm.

See the agendas and minutes of previous language forum meetings.

The Cornish Language Strategy sets out the broad direction for the development of the language in the next ten years.  The operational plan sets out the work of the Office for the current year.

See the current strategy and programme of the Cornish Language Office.

The status of the Cornish language has been strengthened by recognition under the European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages and the Framework Convention for National Minorities.

See the international agreements which give official status to Cornish.

Here is a list of our Current and previous projects. If you are planning a project, event or activity in Cornwall, please read our project advice guide.