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 on a weekly basis, please continue to check in 

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Origins of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall

Ertach Kernow Cornish heritage articles published weekly in the Voice newspapers across Cornwall

Ertach Kernow Articles

Check out latest news from Cornwall at Voice newspapers at:

Recent past articles are now in a slider allowing a quicker and wider view of some from the past few 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 through these blue links, or via Homepage and header index.

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.

Many St Piran's Day celebrations throughout Cornwall CLICK HERE or the FLAG BELOW

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

Cornwall's National Day

St Piran's Celebrations 2024

Click the 'Baner Sen Peren' for Posters & Details

Kowethas Ertach Kernow - Events Jan-Feb 2024

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

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

Each week the column next to the main Ertach Kernow article in the Voice 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'.

Cornish Trevor

Click the image to access the article and website links

Cornish Trevor, Curnows Hayle, Cornish Art, Pottery & Collectables

Curnows Hayle
Kowethas Ertach Kernow

All the Heritage in the News articles containing snippets of weekly news and information about organisations, groups and society events are kept and archived after links on the Homepage have been removed. 

Click the LOGO image to access past articles and links for 2022 - Sharing Cornish News

Check out Newquay Museum's Cornish & Celtic themed Cornish Coffee Lounge 

Our Gallery Room at the museum is open from 11.00am to 5.00pm Wednesday to Saturday. This hosts Newquay Museum's in house coffee lounge. For more information click the poster image.

♦ ♦ Cornish Coffee Lounge  - Check out the Facebook page for more details at 

(Evening entertainment at the Cornish Cultural Hub as publicised on social media)

The Cornish Cultural Hub at Newquay Museum have an environmentally sustainable policy of recycling and being part of the circular economy. Towan Vintage, the new shop at The Cornish Cultural Hub has a range of items previously owned thus giving them a new lease of life. Ornaments, paintings, large range of books and more.

Cornish Coffee Lounge

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 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 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 Congress Cornwall

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