Posts Tagged ‘art’

Artists capture Carn Grey

Posted on: 29th August 2016 No Comments

It’s not long now until the ‘A Landscape Layered with Stories’ Exhibition at Wheal Martyn Museum, and we are very excited to say the least! As well as prompting stories, landscapes also inspire artists, and we are happy to be including some responses from artists, many of which are students, within the exhibition. We have been fortunate to have the […]

The White Landscape- Students explore Carn Grey

Posted on: 7th March 2016

Last month we hosted an event at Trethurgy, bringing together students from Exeter & Falmouth Universities and local community members, to share, document and connect. Current students volunteers with Storylines, Tom and Ed, have written accounts of the day, so here’s how it went…   The White Landscape: a day of rain, a day of inspiration […]

‘Turning Seasons’ film

Posted on: 27th November 2014 No Comments

It’s always lovely when you manage to capture moments from workshops on film and something we always try and put together into a short film. So, after a series of workshops in 5 schools on the Lizard, followed by a day of creativity and celebration at Kestle Barton, here it is…

This is our Tree- India

Posted on: 16th November 2014 No Comments

In winter last year, I was fortunate to be able to spend 3 weeks at the Children’s Project Trust in India, working with the 32 children who lived and studied at this school. Turning our bedroom into a makeshift studio, we spent our time there sharing stories, working creatively and making digital stories. Aged between […]

Monika’s Story- Memories of the Bombing of Dresden

Posted on: 21st October 2014 1 Comment

Over the past couple of months, Ali has been busy working with Year 6 children in 3 Devon Primary Schools to produce creative writing and artwork in response to Michael Morpugo’s book ‘An Elephant in the Garden.‘ To support this work we were lucky enough to meet the wonderful Monika, to hear her story and make this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]