‘Press & Publicity’ Category

Story Explorers on the loose- Story collection boxes pop up in Praze

Posted on: 23rd October 2015 No Comments

As the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project continues, children from Crenver class (year 5&6) at Crowan Primary School have been exploring different ways of collecting and sharing stories. In our last workshop we wrote the following press release as a class, and delivered some very special story- collection boxes around the community… STOP PRESS! Story Explorers need you stories Children […]

‘Linking Lifetimes’ project begins in Praze-an-Beeble

Posted on: 3rd July 2015 No Comments

We are excited to announce that, with thanks to an ‘Awards for All’ grant from the Big Lottery, we are now embarking on a new pilot project, ‘Linking Lifetimes.’ This exciting Storylines project will explore how primary schools can benefit from a deeper involvement with the wider community, providing new opportunities to enrich the lives […]

Suitcases continue their journey around Cornwall

Posted on: 15th May 2015 No Comments

We are very happy to announce that ‘Landmark Travels; Our past in a suitcase‘ will be visiting more communities and schools, thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Cornwall Heritage Trust. This project will unearth the stories, traditions and histories connected with landmarks throughout Cornwall. It follows on from a pilot project […]

Landmark Travels- Our Past in a Suitcase

Posted on: 6th March 2014 1 Comment

This week Ali, Kim and I begun work on a new and exciting pilot project in partnership with the Cornwall Heritage Trust. Below is a bit about this…. They may look battered and tired but three very special old suitcases will soon be travelling around schools and communities in Cornwall.  Schools are being invited to […]

Harvest celebrations and stories at Gunwen…

Posted on: 16th September 2013 No Comments

Not long not until our 3 day event at Gunwen Chapel. There is plenty planned and lots of exciting performances/music in the mix. See the poster for details and please share the news.

Tune in to BBC Radio Cornwall at 4:15pm Weds 4th September…

Posted on: 3rd September 2013 No Comments

It was a great event this weekend at ‘Kestle Barton’ and we had a brilliant turn out- with plenty of stories, laughs and people catching up. We also had a visit from Tiffany Truscott from BBC Radio Cornwall who interviewed some of the people involved with the project- this will be on the show tomorrow […]

Down at RoseHip Barn- dancing around the farm

Posted on: 23rd August 2013 No Comments

Yesterday I spent the day working with the Kempthorne family, collecting some more visuals for the short film about the families memories of the beautiful L-shaped barn on the farm- RoseHip barn. It’s always a pleasure spending time on the farm. Gemma’s movements are amazing to watch and lend themselves to good footage & photos […]

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 […]

So many memories at Helston Folk Museum

Posted on: 4th February 2013 2 Comments

A huge thanks to everyone who came to the Memory Day we held in collaboration with Helston Folk Museum and Kestle Barton last Saturday. The museum had selected some fascinating objects and photographs to display from their archive, inspiring some brilliant storytelling and reminiscing. We had a great turn out and, as ‘The Dark Rooms’ […]

‘Tallys an Tir’ in the local media

Posted on: 12th December 2012 2 Comments

Watch and listen out for us in local press. For those that missed it here is a press clipping following the project go-ahead. We were also on BBC radio Cornwall a month ago talking about the project with Tiffany Truscott.  Happily, Tiffany is now keen to follow the project and keep radio Cornwall listeners informed […]