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'Kuntellewgh an brewyon eus gesys na vo kellys travyth'
(Gather up the fragments that are left that nothing be lost.
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19th to 22nd May: Creation of the World
22nd to 24th May: Tunes in the Dunes Perranporth www.tunesinthedunes.co.uk
22nd May: Bude and Stratton Folk Festival www.budefolkfest.com
22nd May: Penryn Arts Festival www.facebook.com/penrynartsfestival
25th May: St Agnes Victorian Fayre www.st-agnes,com
29th May – Oak Apple day at St Neot – re-reinstatement of monarchy in 1660 **
29th to 31st May: Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival www.bodminmoorpoetryfestival.co.uk
30th May: MAGA Conference www.magakernow.org.uk
4th to 6th June: Royal Cornwall Show www.royalcornwall.co.uk
12th to 14th June: Charles Causley Festival, Launceston http://charlescausleyfestival.co.uk/
12th to 14th June: Bude Arts and Music Festival www.budeartsandmusic.org
12th to 14th June: International Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk
13th to 14th June: Murdoch, Redruth www.visitredruth.co.uk
19th to 28th June: Galowan Festival, Penzance www.golowan.org
20th June: West of England Bandsmen’s Festival http://www.buglebandcontest.co.uk/
21st June: Awen Ceremony at Carwynnen Quoit http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/
St John’s Eve Bonfires (see separate item on home page)
22nd to 28th June: St Austell Feast Week www.staustellfeast.btck.co.uk
26th to 28th June: Golowan Maritime Festival, Penzance www.golowanmaritimefestival.co.uk
27thJune: An Gof Commemoration St Keverne
28th June to 4th July: Mevagissey Feast Week www.mevagisseyfeastweek.org.uk
Date tbc: An Gof Commemoration, St Keverne
30th June: Trelawny Day
3rd to 18th July: Lafrowda at St Just in Penwith http://www.lafrowda-festival.co.uk/
8th to 10th July: Sea, Salt and Sail Festival, Mousehole www.seasalts.co.uk
8th to 1th July: Penzance Litfest, Penzance www.penzance-literary-festival.org.uk
12th July: St Stythians Feast
18th July: Lafrowda Day
24th to 26th July: Boconnoc Steam Fair, Boconnoc Estate, Lostwithiel www.lsvc.org
30th July to 2nd August: Port Eliot Festival www.porteliotfestival.com
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Taves an Tir March 2015
The costs for the Summer Festival at Liskeard on the 27th June are as follows:
Cost of entry (including tour) £6
Bookings to Hon. Sec. asap please
This URL takes you directly to the Proclamation 2015 playlist on the Gorsedh Kernow YouTube account.
May grow out of Festival at Threeborrows
“This is one of the few things which is keeping Cornwall alive,” remarked Mr R Morton Nance (president and Grand Bard of Cornwall) at the spring meeting of the Federation of Old Cornwall Societies, at Camborne, on Saturdayto the various societies to maintain the ancient custom of lighting bonfires and arranging festivals on Midsummer Eve Mr R J Noall of St Ives said he thought it would be very regrettable if the old custom were allowed to lapse anywhere in the county.
(West Briton 2nd March 1939)