Gorsedh Kernow Council Awards /
Piwasow Konsel an Orsedh Kernow, 2010
The Awards are presented by the Grand Bard at the Open Gorsedh.
Piwasow a res gans Bardh Meur dhe'n Orsedh Ygor.
Skoos Kowethas Kernewek a Loundres
Rag gonis dres ehen dhe Gernow ha dhe dus Gernewek.
London Cornish Association Shield
For outstanding services to Cornwall and Cornish people.
Kingsley Rickard (Den Ystory Dywysyansek), Camborne:
For many years actively involved in the promotion of Cornwall’s Industrial Heritage, notably the Trevithick Society, Trethivick Day and many other industrial organisations.
Medal Bras Map Trevethan
Rag gonis dhe Gernow gans nebonan usi ow triga yn-mes a Gernow.
The Paul Smales Medallion
For services to Cornwall by someone living outside Cornwall.
Mrs. Julie Wheeler, Tomerong, N.S.W.:
received by proxy, Mr. Andrew Pool – a school friend (Flushing)
Born and educated in Camborne, Julie formed the Southern Sons of Cornwall Group in 1998, publishing bi-monthly Newsletters, organising History and Genealogy Events, the dance group Cara y’n Donsya, and attending the other Cornish Festivals in Australia.
Werison an Gannas
Rag avonsyans a Gernow tramor.
The Ambassador’s Trophy
For the promotion of Cornwall Overseas.
(No nominations in 2010)
Rag kowlwrians dres ehen yn Kernow gans nebonan usi ow tiskwedhes dallethieth ha hedhes sewena.
For outstanding achievement in Cornwall by someone showing initiative and attaining success.
Mr. Phil Ugalde, Bodmin:
received by proxy, Mr. Adam Roberts – son-in-law
The founder of Proper Cornish Pasties, currently re-building the Furniss Biscuits Company, research involving the history and future marketing, safe-guarding many Cornish jobs – also discreetly generous in supporting Cornish Cultural and Environmental Practices.
Attent Dres Ehen
Rag kowlwrians Kernewek dres ehen a dhendil aswonnans keswlasek.
For an outstanding Cornish achievement meriting international recognition.
Joe Pengelly (Covathor Sonyow Kernewek), Cornish–Born
Ted Gundry (Covathor Covyon), Helston
Chris Blount (Edhen Avar), Newquay:
The three “Voices of Lelant” is a wonderful oral history CD commemorating the anniversary of the Levant Mine Disaster on the 20th October, 1919 – including recordings of some survivors and family members. Profits will help St. Just Town Trust to raise a statue to honour the miners.
Piwasow Ilow / Music Awards
Skoos an Orsedh
Rag gonis dres ehen dhe ilow yn Kernow.
For outstanding services to music in Cornwall.
Norman Bunney (Lynhyr), Ludgvan:
At 17 Norman began his musical career as deputy organist at Saltash Wesley Church, played the organ in Forces Concerts in the R.A.F., for 27 years was Secretary to the Inner London Schools Music Association whilst Secretary to the L.C.A.. Now 88 he is Secretary to “The Homecomers” and organist at Ludgvan Parish Church.
Hanaf Sampson Hosking
Piwas res dhe ganoryon aga honan a oos.
Sampson Hosking Cup
Awarded to senior solo singers.
Mrs. Honor Collins, Camborne:
Born in St. Ives, Mrs. Collins has been involved with music all her life, as a distinguished contralto and choir member, performing in Oratorio and in concert with leading singers. She is currently conductor of Camborne Wesley Methodist Church.
Hanaf Kowethas Kernewek a Bournemouth
Rag Bagas Ilow an Gwella.
Bournemouth Cornish Association Cup
For the Best Music Group
Mousehole Male Voice Choir, Conductor: Mr. Stephen Lawry:
The second oldest Male Choir in Cornwall, celebrating its Centenary, the choir has become well-known internationally having made its first radio broadcast in 1932, was the first Cornish Choir on television, received world-wide acclaim via “Songs of Praise” and has been in concert with Bryn Terfel, Benjamin Luxon, Alan Opie, with many recordings available.
Werison Band Brest
Brass Band Trophy
Pendennis Brass, Falmouth, Musical director: Mr Steve Thomas:
received by the Secretary, Mr. Arthur Allen
Now celebrating the 30th Anniversary of its revival as a ‘tour de force’, the Band is currently enjoying the most distinguished period of its history, thanks to its Musical Director Steve Thomas, supported by Glyn Thomas, who led the reformation with Gareth Cottrell.
Rag kennerth a wrians-ilow gans tus yowynk.
For the encouragement of music-making by young people.
Russell Pascoe (Yler Hellys), Truro:
An inspirational teacher for thirty years at Richard Lander School organising five choirs, productions involving Duchy Opera, the school’s own production of Britten’s "Noyes Fludde" and his own opera "The Murder of Charlotte Dymond". He is also active in the Government’s "Sing Up Campaign".
Rag gwariow ilow a syns ynna neppyth kryjyk.
For musical performances which include a religious element
Mr. Brian Mitchell, Mevagissey:
After studying the organ at Tregols Church, then organist at Mevagissey Methodist Church, subsequently accompanist to Mevagissey Male Choir, Treviscoe Choir, St. Austell Choral Society Christmas Concerts, soloists, recordings, Brian is still in great demand at weddings and funerals.
Holyer An Gof Awards 2010
Ann Trevenen Jenkin, An Gernyk, Leedstown, Hayle TR27 6BA.
- Class 1 - Cornish Language
Joint Winner – Cornish Language Board. An Gerlyver Meur. Dr. Ken George.
Joint Winner – Kowethas an Yeth. Kanow Flehes. (compilation).
- Class 2 - Children's books
Winner - Pegasus. Animal Team. Peter Gredan Davies.
High Commendation – Self Published. Cormoran’s Cousin by Sarah Forbes.
- Class 3 - Mainly illustrations
Winner – Twelveheads Press. Godrevy Light by Charles Thomas and Jessica Mann.
High Commendation - Self Published. The Palette and the Retort by Andrew Lanyon.
- Class 4 - Fiction – Novels and Short Stories
Winner – Scryfa. One Big Echo of a Much Nicer Place. Martin Philp.
High Commendation – Westcliffe Books. Cornish Review Anthology editor Martin Val Baker.
- Class 5 - Fiction - Poetry and Drama
Winner - Boutle. Surfing Tommies by Alan Kent.
High Commendation – Scryfa. Gonamena by Simon Parker.
High Commendation – Palores Publications. The Extinguished Candle - selected poems by John Harris.
- Class 6 - Non fiction costing under £13
Winner – Boutle. Scoots, Troyls, Furrys and Tea Treats. The Davey Family.
High Commendation – Wheal Hawke. St. Agnes 3. Down to Dirty Pool. Clive Benney.
Commendation – Penhellick Publications. The Tudor Tin Industry. Allen Buckley.
Commendation – Trevithick Society Journal no. 36. Ed. Owen A. Baker.
- Class 7 - Non fiction. Over £13
Winner – Phillimore. Sheviock: History of a Cornish Manor & Parish. Neville Cusworth.
High Commendation – Ian Allan Publishing. Transport & Industrial Heritage, Cornwall. John Vaughan.
Commendation - Art Dictionaries, Bristol. Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall 1880-1940. Ed. Melissa Hardie.
Commendation – Self Published. Newlyn, A View from Street an Nowan. John Jenkin.
Commendation – Halsgrove. Cornovia. Ancient Sites of Cornwall & Scilly 4000BC-1000AD. Craig Weatherhill.
- Waterstones Award
Mpress Books. Fritha’s Summer. Susan Morris..
- Literary Award
Deu Varth. White Crusted Eyes. Bert Biscoe.
- Holyer an Gof Trophy - Major Overall Award
Published by Cornwall Council & Jane Stanley. A Brush with the Past. Jane Stanley.
Chair of Holyer an Gof Committee. Tel: 01736-850332.