Deth yn mes

There was a good attendance for the Agan Tavas Day Out in the St Keverne area. The visit to the church was very interesting. The place has a lot of history, part of it explained in the hand out leaflet in Cornish but more was explained by the church warden. Lunch in the White Hart […]

Cuntellyans Kemyn Bledhennek

At the Annual General Meeting of Agan Tavas was the presentation of the ‘Pewas Perghyryn’ award. There are details of the award on this web site. The winner this year was Rod Lyon for his book ‘To the Edges of the Galaxy’. This a science fiction story of the Star Trek genre except that there is new […]

Deth an Yeth 2015

On Saturday 31st October Agan Tavas held a Language Day in Helston. The photograph above shows some of the people who came, outside of the old prison. In the morning there was a walk around the town with guidance in Cornish, without much help in English! This was followed by lunch in the Bell Inn. […]

Areth yn Kernewek

Agan Tavas held its first talk in Cornish in Murdoch House in Redruth on Saturday 9th. May.  Wella Chubb spoke about his trip with his girlfriend and other people from many parts of the world to Bhutan to search for plants.  He had amazing photos of the country, of the local people and of the […]

Esel Bewnans Enor

Saturday 14th February was the Agan Tavas AGM. More members than usual attended and four new members joined at the meeting. The Chairman reviewed the past year where the visibility of Agan Tavas had been increased. Clive Baker continues as Chairman, Ray Chubb as Secretary and Gareth Parry as Treasurer. Heather Ashworth was made an […]

Pewas Perghyryn 2015

This year, for the first time, prior to the Agan Tavas AGM ‘Pewas Perghyryn’, (the Michael Palmer prize), for literature in Cornish was awarded. The winner is Eddie Climo for his book ‘Drollys Gys-Dons’  Included in ‘Drollys Gys-Dons’ are Cornish Christmas plays with translations in Cornish also folk songs about Christmas and others all with […]

An Hobys/The Hobbit

This book has been translated by Nicholas Williams and it was edited Neil Kennedy and proof-read by Clive Baker. Primarily The Hobbit is a book for children and nothing of the writing style for children has been lost in this translation. It has the original illustrations, some in full colour, and all together it is […]

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin

Here is another free book from Eddie Climo. This is number 2 in the Beatrix Potter series and is entitled “Drolla Gwywer Knofennyk / The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin” Enjoy! You can download ’Drolla Gwywer Knoffenyk’/ ‘The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin’ for free here. If you don’t have Adobe Acrobat on your computer, you can download […]