Gorsedh Kernow

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In this episode, Kensa Broadhurst talks about the Cornish Gorsedh, Gorsedh Kernow, with Elizabeth Carne, Grand Bard, and Pol Hodge, Deputy Grand Bard. They discuss what the Gorsedh is, its formation, how people become Bards and the activities with which the Gorsedh is involved.

Y’n towlen ma Kensa Broadhurst a gews a-dro Gorsedh Kernow gans Melennek, Bardh Meur, ha Mab Stennak Veur, Kannas Bardh Meur. I a dhadhel pyth yw an Orsedh, hy fondyans, fatel wra an dus a dheuth ha bos Berdh ha gwriansow an Orsedh.

Links & notes:

Elizabeth Carne (Melennek), Grand Bard

Pol Hodge (Mab Stenak Veur) Deputy Grand Bard

Gorsedh Kernow (www.gorsedhkernow.org.uk)

Federation of Old Cornwall Societies (www.oldcornwall.net)

Cornish Language Board (www.kesva.org)

Henry Jenner, First Grand Bard

Robert Morton Nance, Second Grand Bard

Lowender Peran Festival (www.lowenderperan.co.uk)

Kernewek Lowender Festival in Australia (www.kernewek.org)

Richard Spurr

Holyer an Gof Book Awards

Gorsedh Kernow Awards

Professor Charles Thomas

Canon Doble

Bishop Trelawny

Trelawny Plate

This episode is in Cornish and English. It was recorded in March 2021. Links and notes also available on our blog here.

Host: Kensa Broadhurst

Guests: Elizabeth Carne and Pol Hodge

Music: “Kesh Jig, Leitrim Fancy” by Sláinte, CC BY-SA 3.0 US (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/), available from freemusicarchive.org.

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