St Piran's Day Cornish language campaign

Events are taking place to celebrate St Piran, the patron saint of Cornwall and a campaign has begun to get people speaking at least one word of Cornish. The language campaigners want us to use - meurras, pronounced M'Raz - instead of thank you - and hope "Meurras Day" will become an annual event

Marching for St Pirans day wearing Cornish tartan
People in Cornwall marching to celebrate their patron saint

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St Piran's Day Celebrations

Dozens of events are taking place around Cornwall to mark St Piran's Day.