‘Project progress’ Category

On display at Praze Fair Show

Posted on: 10th August 2016 No Comments

July 9th saw the annual Praze Fair show in the village of Praze an Beeble. It’s reputed to be the oldest one day show in Cornwall and Storylines was there. Even though the weather was miserable it felt like a fitting end to our ‘Linking Lifetimes’ Project and a great opportunity to showcase all the […]

Mementoes of Place… workshops around Cornwall

Posted on: 4th March 2016 No Comments

Over the past few months we have run a series of half-day workshops that enabled peoples to explore and document personal memories of place. Since the first session in Marazion, we have travelled around Cornwall with our suitcases, spending time at Wheal Martyn Museum, The Exchange in Wadebridge and 2 Quay Street in Lostwithiel. Each […]

Visit to Wadebridge for Landmark Travels

Posted on: 24th February 2016 1 Comment

In late January, Storylines went up North! Well, North Cornwall to be precise, on the search for more stories, this time as part to the Landmark Travels Project. We certainly packed it in over the 3 days we were there, staying in Edmonton for a couple of nights to cut down on travelling. The constant […]

A big day for the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project

Posted on: 19th February 2016 No Comments

It was a big day for the Linking Lifetimes earlier this month… After a few story-exchanges between adults & children, our lovely community group was welcomed into Crowan Primary School for an afternoon of story-sharing with the children of Year 5 & 6. We began with a game in which the children had to match […]

Delving into personal archives… the recordings commence!

Posted on: 22nd January 2016 No Comments

The ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project in Praze is now in full swing, and we are looking forward to bringing the community group and children from Crowan Primary School together in a couple of weeks. Of course the children have already listening to stories from the adults they will meet through recordings of school days that were […]

‘A Visit to the Luxulyan Valley’ event- exploring Treffry Viaduct

Posted on: 23rd November 2015 No Comments

Thank you to all the people who joined us at Treffry Viaduct yesterday for the ‘A Visit to Luxulyan Valley‘ event. It was a cold and changeable day, with sunshine, showers and even a rainbow which went from one side of the valley to the other! People of all ages were invited to explore the valley through the […]

Memories of school days in Praze. Linking Lifetimes continues

Posted on: 6th November 2015 No Comments

To begin our story exchange in Praze, children from Crowan school decided they would like to know more about peoples school days. The children thought very carefully about what questions they could ask (they are now seasoned story-explorers so asking good questions has become a skill!) and created prompt cards that we could use with […]

Plenty of stories at Trethurgy Memory Day

Posted on: 19th October 2015 No Comments

As part of the Landmark Travels project we recently held another Memory Day at Trethurgy Village Hall near St.Austell. We were delighted to have the beautiful blue ERF lorry travel across from Wheal Martyn for the occasion, and it certainly acted as a good signpost to get people in on the day. On display were a […]

Exploring Landmarks

Posted on: 14th October 2015 No Comments

Last week as part of the ‘Landmark Travels‘ Project we held a workshop at Marazion Community Centre to explore the significant landmarks that have featured in our own lives. Thank you to everyone who came along, especially those from afar who made the long journey to be with us. The workshop explored the physical ‘landmarks’ […]

Stories from all ages for Linking Lifetimes…

Posted on: 13th October 2015 1 Comment

The Linking Lifetimes project is now in full flow and we have been busy collecting stories from both adults and children in Praze. After a whole day exploring stories, in all their forms, year 5 & 6 children from Crowan school have been granted the status of Story Explorers! Armed with their Story-Explorer packs and […]