‘schools work’ Category

The Rhoda Mary Project Film

Posted on: 17th August 2018 No Comments

In 2016 we were delighted to be asked to collaborate with the Rhoda Mary Project on a new community heritage project which sought to uncover stories about the Rhoda Mary and other Cornish merchant schooners. We have recently made this short film to tell the story of the project so far… The Rhoda Mary was […]

Devoran School get to know Rhoda Mary

Posted on: 20th July 2017 No Comments

Last Friday saw the turn of the younger members of the Devoran community to hear all about the iconic vessel, the Rhoda Mary, which was built close to their village. Our Memory Day in the autumn in Devoran Village Hall had provided us with rich pickings in terms of people willing to share their stories […]

The Legend of Dupath Well… rewritten!

Posted on: 10th March 2017 No Comments

Spring is nearly here and all around us primroses, snowdrops and daffodils are joyfully blooming… We have been tucked away editing these last few months and have just finished this rather humorous film, documenting the workshops we delivered with some very creative and talented children from Pensilva and Calstock Primary Schools. The workshops were part […]

Pigeons return to Trevanion Culverhouse

Posted on: 5th August 2016 No Comments

June saw Storylines and its suitcases travelling to yet another part of Cornwall as part of the ‘Landmark Travels’ Project. This time we returned to Wadebridge to find out all about Trevanion Culverhouse, a mediaeval pigeon house. Working with children from the Elder School we explored the life and rearing of pigeons during this time […]

Pasties & party hats in Praze- a community celebration

Posted on: 23rd June 2016 No Comments

Our picnic may have been rained off, but spirits were high yesterday as we celebrated the end of the ‘Linking Lifetimes‘ project in Praze. The napkin bunting, made by the group of children and adults, hung proudly from the ceiling of the Praze Institute and the story canvas took pride of place in the centre […]

Picnic in Praze- come celebrate with us!

Posted on: 15th June 2016 No Comments

Stories of celebrations were on everyone’s lips last week for the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project. Children and adults shared their memories of past celebrations before mapping out their own celebration to mark the end of this part of the project. Everyone was bursting with ideas for the event, which will be a community picnic, complete with […]

Puppet Performances at Dupath Well

Posted on: 13th May 2016 No Comments

We are pleased to announce that we have another exciting suitcase to add to our collection for the ‘Landmark Travels; Our Past in a Suitcase’ project. As well as suitcases celebrating the landmarks of Treffry Viaduct and Carn Euny, we now have one linked to Dupath Well near Callington. Mrs Rowe and her children of Warleggan […]

Objects have Stories too- ‘Linking Lifetimes’

Posted on: 2nd May 2016 No Comments

As the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project continues, it is wonderful to witness how comfortable children and adults has become in each others company, and observe the lovely sharing that has become central to the project. In April, adults and children came back together to share stories about their special objects or possessions. We had a classroom […]

Stories in Clay- ‘Linking Lifetimes’

Posted on: 2nd May 2016 No Comments

Since our last update on the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project, our lovely group of adults have continued their visits into Crowan Primary School, to exchange stories and collaborate with children. It has been great to see so many of the adults returning each session and the classroom has come alive with laugher, chatter and excitement. In […]

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 […]