July 2013

Exhibition photographs- Children’s artwork inspired by farming stories

Posted on: 29th July 2013 No Comments

All that hard work by children, teaching staff and the ‘Tallys an Tir‘ team has been brought together and is now being exhibited in style at Heartlands (pool) this week. The lovely bright space in the visitors centre made for a great backdrop for the exhibition, and Heartlands focus on Cornwall’s heritage makes for a fitting venue. […]

Stories from West-Penwith- leading on from Penzance Literary Festival

Posted on: 25th July 2013 No Comments

Last weekend we hosted a session at the Penzance Literary Festival. It was great to show some of the stories we have collected to a different audience and lovely that the audience contributed some of their own memories and stories. For those that missed it, here are a couple of stories we showed. First is […]

Farmers Stories inspire children’s artwork- Exhibition coming up…

Posted on: 24th July 2013 No Comments

This Friday we are setting up an exhibition of some of the wonderful artwork produced through our recent work with primary schools. Glad to see some local newspapers have picked up on it- http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Farmers-stories-inspire-art-exhibition-Cornwall/story-19547174-detail/story.html http://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/10559396.Farmers_stories_inspire_Cornish_children___s_art_exhibition/ The exhibition will be up at Heartlands in the visitors centre from Saturday 27th July- Friday 9th August. We hope to […]

Artwork, processions, singing and costumes at Lafrowda Day

Posted on: 23rd July 2013 No Comments

This Saturday was the colourful Lafrowda Day in St.Just, where we had some of the projects work exhibited in St.Just School hall. On the left (above) is a beautiful light box made with year 3 children from St.Just School. This installation was inspired by a series of digital stories made with farmers from around Cornwall. After […]

It’s all happening! Exhibitions, talks and displays…

Posted on: 15th July 2013 No Comments

Summer is here and ‘Tallys an Tir‘ is all go! Over the next couple of weeks we will be at a number of events, showing some of the work we have been collecting over the project. This includes a spot at the Penzance Literary Festival where we will be at the Open Shed between 2-3pm on […]

Field names and changing landscapes

Posted on: 4th July 2013 No Comments

  Good news! We now have a large printed tithe map of Manaccan Parish up in the snack shack at Kestle Barton. Courtesy of the Cornwall Records Office, this map shows past field names from the area, providing a fascinating incite into how the land was once used and the old field boundaries that existed. As part of […]