Sharing Cornwall's historic, cultural & environmental heritage

Cornwall's historic, cultural & environmental heritage

Explore this site to learn more about Cornwall

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More content is being added to blogs on a weekly basis, please continue to check in 


Inspiring young interest In Cornish archaeology

Ertach Kernow

Cornish heritage articles published weekly in newspapers across Cornwall

Ertach Kernow Articles

Recent past articles are now in a slider allowing a quicker and wider view of some from the past twelve months - Just click the relevant article to go to the page. For desktop users arrows are at the far left & right to navigate images, click to open. For mobile device users swipe left until you reach the image then tap to open, the title will often appear slightly before the image. All the articles can still be seen via the Thumbnails and Index pages with text index through these blue links, or via Homepage and header index.

Heritage in the News

Talking about Cornish heritage groups, activities & projects, if we can help promote your society, group or organisation - Click the Ertach Kernow LOGO

This week's Heritage in the News

Each week the column next to the main Ertach Kernow article in the Voice, Cornish Times and the Cornish & Devon Post newspapers is devoted to sharing news about Cornish heritage and generally its organisations, societies and groups, similarly new projects in Cornwall's heritage sector. Sometimes just random thoughts about Cornish related 'stuff'.

Latest posters for 'Tansys Golowan' now available - Many other festivals & events throughout Cornwall

Voices of Cornwall Concert
CPN - Week [004] Quoits
Saltash Regatta and Water Festival
Saul Cathcart Cornish artist
Ertach Kernow shared in VOICE, Cornish Times, Cornish & Devon Post newspapers

NEW News Page: Check out our latest post page showing forthcoming events, activities and page posts from our Newquay Museum Group members and colleagues.

Click HERE or the ICONS to the right

Newquay Museum Group

Cornish heritage projects

There are always many Cornish heritage projects being carried out throughout Cornwall. These may be by larger heritage organisations, town teams, smaller societies and groups or individuals. If we can help promote your society, group or organisation's project - Click the Ertach Kernow LOGO

This is a new sharing opportunity and will help promote the hard work done, often by un paid volunteers about their projects and the activities involved. Let us know and this will enable us to promote the project across a range of media in Cornish regional newspapers and a various of social media sites and platforms.

New to this online promotion project by Kowethas Ertach Kernow

Cornish Heritage Projects

Cornish Projects - Have you one to share?

Cornish Heritage Projects

There are heritage projects being carried out throughout Cornwall by groups large and small these may be historical, cultural or environmental. Kowethas Ertach Kernow wants to hear about them so we can share the news to as many people as possible. Let us know about your project whether it be a smaller community event like the new Nansledan Arts Festival elating to Cornish heritage or larger ones run by organisations such as Cornish National Music Archive, Cornwall Heritage Trust or Kerdroya seen here.


Let us help share your project to a wider audience - Click HERE for the Cornish Projects Page


  • Is yours there? It could be, let us know about it.

More content is being added on a weekly basis or as we hear about new projects, please continue to check in 

Click to share your project?

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If you, your organisation, group or society are running a Cornish heritage project and want to raise the profile or ask for assistance please let us know and we will share this on our website and across our social media.

Hover over the image of the Golden Tree Productions image of the fantastic Kerdroya Project on Bodmin Moor to see some of the projects being run in Cornwall on the flipside of the image. 

Cornish Heritage Groups and Organisations

We share posters of future programme of events from Cornwall's history, culture and environmental heritage groups on our various social media platforms. Also this website, on the 'Cornish Heritage Societies & Groups Programmes of Events' page.

Click for poster and events page Posters of Events 2023 - 2024

Email your event information and posters to:

Monthly newsletters from an increasing number of Cornish groups within Cornwall and the overseas Cornish Diaspora can be found on our journals page. We hope you find these of interest and consider joining one of these groups. A website link is available adjacent to the newsletters so more can be found out about their activities.  Click here for Newsletters & Journals Page

Cornish Memories - A page for those who wish to share some of their own or family members personal Cornish memories - Click this link

If you have memories to share please let us have them via the Kowethas Ertach Kernow email at:

Heritage Events July onwards

Cornwall's National Day - St Piran's Celebrations 2024

With the celebrations over the downloadable pdf's have been removed, but the posters will remain for 12 months to hopefully provide inspiration for Cornwall National Day / St Piran's events in 2025. Click the 'Baner Sen Peren' for Posters & Details.

Towan Vintage - Cornish Vintage Book Store

Towan Vintage an extension of Kowethas Ertach Kernow aims to provide a wide range of Cornish books, art and memorabilia. The majority of these will be 'preloved' and we hope that this will create an opportunity for those interested in Cornwall's rich heritage will find these of interest. Sale of a range of other articles supports the gallery room and work of Kowethas Ertach Kernow in sharing knowledge Cornwall's historic, cultural and environmental heritage to a wider audience and reuse of books and sale of vintage items assists the circular green economy.

Wanting a particular book on Cornwall, perhaps we have it as part of our sale stock, but not yet on our website. Please send your enquiry to Illustrated talks on a range of Cornish subjects take place in the Cornish Coffee Lounge at Newquay Museum. To find out more checkout and follow our Facebook page at

Towan Vintage - Click the Link

Besides books there are original vintage paintings available to buy of Cornish scenes or by Cornish artists, as well as vintage Cornish studio pottery. We also support local artists and have contemporary paintings for sale at Towan Vintage in the Cornish Coffee Lounge.

If you have digital images on your mobile perhaps, why not print these off and share them in a birthday card to family and friends. Digital is great, but in a nice frame a photograph can make a lovely thoughtful and affordable present.

Come along to the Cornish Coffee Lounge, browse Towan Vintage and meet Josh at Proper Photography Kernow who will help you with printing your digital images. Printing up to 8" x 6" on the Kodak kiosks and much larger on our Epson printer to A3 and even larger.

If you have an old photograph and would like it digitised and reprinted Josh can do that for you as well. Click the poster image to see PPK's other services. There are also a good selection of vintage cameras for sale at Towan Vintage.

Proper Photography Kernow

Association for Cornish Heritage is on YouTube & social media- Click the image for more information

Sharing Cornish Heritage Online

Cornwall a Celtic Nation

Cornwall, or in Kernewek the Cornish language, Kernow, is one of the six Celtic nations. Kowethas Ertach Kernow supports the work of the International Celtic Congress and Celtic Nation Kernow the rebranded Celtic Congress Cornwall.

There are six Celtic nations all of whom have their own unique languages. To find out more about Cornwall's place amongst these Celtic speaking nations click:

Cornwall a Celtic Nation

Celtic Nation Kernow formerly Celtic Congress Cornwall is one of the six branches of the International Celtic Congress. To find out more about who we are and what we do click:

Celtic Nation Kernow

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