Rod Lyon

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Rod Lyon - The Cornovia Press

Born and bred in Cornwall, Rod Lyon was trained as a civil engineer, and although spending some early years at sea, he worked until retirement as a Local Government Officer. His involvement in Cornish matters revolves mainly around the furtherance and strengthening of the language, which includes work on the radio and writing. He is a former Grand Bard of the Gorsedh Kernow.

He sits on the Cornish Language Board, the Cornish Eisteddfod and various committees within and associated with the Gorsedh Kernow. Rod is a presenter on BBC Radio Cornwall.

Books

Cornwall's Historical Wars: A Brief Introduction (2012)

Shut Away!: My Early Days Fishing Out of Newquay and Things in General 'Down Quay' (2012)

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