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Posts In: Cornish Heritage

The Great War & Porthcurno

March 19, 2015

Last year marked 100 years since the beginning of The Great War, and myCornwall takes a look at the vital role the Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno played in WWI.

Meet Cornwall’s American Cousins

September 25, 2014

Our Cornish cousins in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, paid homage to the Cornish brass band at their 17th annual gathering.

Finn’s Fine Shoes

November 20, 2013

Join Simon Reed as he reminisces about Finn’s Fine Shoes, a traditional Cornish business that was once based near Penzance.

Cornish Wrestling

August 27, 2013

Join Pete London as he enters the arena and grapples with the world of Cornish Wrestling on behalf of myCornwall

Liskeard: An Ancient Cornish Town

August 20, 2013

Discover the Cornish town of Liskeard as myCornwall explores the history and present day features behind this popular town.

Reverend Hawker

August 16, 2013

Join Pete London as he reveals the story behind Reverend Robert Stephen Hawker, romantic poet, eccentric and compassionate clergyman.

The Cornish and Mining in New South Wales

August 12, 2013

Join Chris Dunkerley, Secretary for the Cornish Association of NSW as he reveals the history behind the Cornish in New South Wales and the search for gold.

School of Rock: Camborne School of Mines

August 7, 2013

Discover the history behind the Camborne School of Mines, from its formation in 1888 to its current status as a thriving institution of mining and geology

Port Navas Oysters

August 1, 2013

Discover the story behind the Port Navas Oystermen and Stuart Hodges; a man who packed oysters faster than the eye could follow.

The Great Families of Cornwall: the Edgcumbes

July 25, 2013

Do you have a great Cornish surname? Join myCornwall contributor Megan Westley as she takes a walk through time with the Edgcumbes of North Cornwall