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Sustainable Cornwall – Exploring the Cultural Connection

Below are the podcasts from the event in the order they happened. Scroll further down to download the agenda and see an overview video.   listen to ‘Sustainable Cornwall session 1: Cllr Edwina Hannaford’ on audioBoom Slides listen to ‘Session 2: Dr Joanie Willett’ on audioBoom Slides listen to ‘Session 3: Dr Lamorna Spry’ on audioBoom Slides listen to ‘Session 4 introduction by Dr Adrian Spalding’ on audioBoom listen to …Read More

Summary of Value of Culture event 13th Oct 2014

BACKGROUND On 13th October 2014, an event was held at the Pool Innovation Centre to examine what we perceive as the value of culture and Cornish identity. The seminar cum debate was arranged in the wake of the Cornish people being officially recognised as having ethnic minority status. A panel of experts gave their thoughts on what they thought culture meant for Cornwall: Jenefer Lowe (Maga – Cornish Language Partnership) …Read More

Key feedback on Value of Culture session

Key Feedback from event   Culture and the story behind the product is incredibly important. Cornish language: we like to intersperse words and understand the heritage importance however there is fine line between inclusion and exclusion where a language is concerned and we will be careful with that moving forward. Story telling is not just of the past but conveying a story of an area. It develops context and pride. …Read More

Benefit to Business of Cornish identity and Culture

It was an impressive experience to walk around the marquee at the Great Cornwall Food Festival on Lemon Quay with aromas of cheeses, meats, chocolate and fish all melding into an intoxicating mix of passion for product. It was equally exciting to look at the range of ways used to brand the foods and drink on offer. The visual stimulus worked hand in hand with the entertainment of your senses …Read More

Cornish Identity – Good for Business

Saturday 12th February 2011 saw business and cultural organisations come together at Lys Kernow in Truro for the first Bewnans Kernow conference. The event looked at how Cornwall can make the most of its strong identity for the benefit of trade and tourism.
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