Posts Tagged ‘archives’

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 […]

Exchanging stories at Wadebridge Memory Day

Posted on: 25th September 2015 No Comments

Earlier this week we held a Memory Day in Wadebridge as part of the ‘Landmark Travels’ project. Wadebridge & District Museum had put together a wonderful display of local photographs and research, and there was a constant chatter of memories over the afternoon. Here are a few photographs… We now have a lovely long list of people […]

Discovering the past through objects and stories

Posted on: 19th December 2013 No Comments

Earlier this year we delivered a series of workshops to children from St.Mawes Primary School, using agricultural objects from Helston Folk Museum as starting points for learning and creativity. In the first session, children were given mystery objects and became archivists for the day, trying to work out the past use of the objects and […]

Doing his homework, whilst travelling backwards on a tractor…

Posted on: 23rd November 2013 No Comments

Rex's Story 'From Horses to Tractors' memories of a farmer in St.Martin, Cornwall from StoryLines on Vimeo. Here is a brilliant digital story, made from a recording between Rex Hosking and artist Louise McClary, who both live and work in St.Martin. In this short story Rex share some of his memories of farming in St.Martin, […]

Some photos from ‘Tir & Mor’ in St.Mawes

Posted on: 2nd November 2013 No Comments

Following our work in the Roseland area, linked with St.Mawes and St.Just in Roseland Heritage Group, we played a selection of material collected over the project at an evening screening event. These films were then screened over the Roseland festival in St.Mawes. Thank you to all of those who helped make this happen and came […]

Some archive photos of farming in Manaccan

Posted on: 19th October 2013 No Comments

Over the weekend of ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton, I was happy to meet Sandra, who’s family had farmed Rosemorder Farm in Manaccan for generations. Sandra had brought with her some amazing family photographs, which have now been scanned for archive. Here are just a few…

Women of the land

Posted on: 7th October 2013 No Comments

This weekend was ‘Myrhes Kernow- Daughters of Cornwall,’ a conference led by the Institute of Cornish Studies and held at Penryn. There were some really interesting talks over the day, and some great stories of inspirational women. Farming is often depicted as a masculine industry, however women have played a key role in the running of […]

Photos from ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton

Posted on: 5th September 2013 No Comments

What a great weekend we had at Kestle Barton last weekend. A HUGE thank you to everyone who has put so much work into collecting/donating material and to Kestle Barton for being so supportive and giving so much time & energy to the project. Further thanks to Helston Folk Museum for providing some of the […]

Exciting preparations for ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton and the Keskerdh an Kammva-dro

Posted on: 8th August 2013 No Comments

Preparation is in full flow for the final ‘Tallys an Tir’ events, and they’re shaping up to be really exciting. These celebratory events will showcase a selection of the material that local groups have been collecting, as well as having a range of exciting activities for people to take part in. Next on the calendar […]

Agricultural Display at the Cornwall Centre

Posted on: 21st June 2013 No Comments

Still a few more days left to go and see the display of agricultural photos, documents and stories at the Cornwall Centre in Redruth. This display brings together material from both the Cornwall Records Office/Cornwall Centre, and ‘Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land.’