Posts Tagged ‘Artist’

‘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…

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 […]

Dancing on the farm with Altarnun school

Posted on: 10th October 2013 No Comments

Following a farm visit and series of follow-on workshops with Gemma Kempthorne from Trefranck farm, year 5 & 6 junior children choreographed and performed this brilliant piece of dance. Despite only having a morning back on the farm to film this, the children did a great job and enjoyed watching the film in their leavers […]

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 […]

It’s all happening! Exhibitions, talks and displays…

Posted on: 15th July 2013 No Comments

Summer is here and ‘Tallys an Tir‘ is all go! Over the next couple of weeks we will be at a number of events, showing some of the work we have been collecting over the project. This includes a spot at the Penzance Literary Festival where we will be at the Open Shed between 2-3pm on […]

Time on the farm… Art Week with South Petherwin School

Posted on: 16th May 2013 No Comments

Gemma, Ali, Kim and myself recently spent a fun filled 3 days working with South Petherwin School for their Art week. Here are a few more photographs of our time spent with the school. Day one involved a farm visit to Rosehip Barn at Trefranck Farm, where the children did some responsive movement work with […]

Weaving on sheep hurdles

Posted on: 25th April 2013 No Comments

Another great workshop at Rosehip Barn on Trefranck Farm this week. This time we welcomed Altarnun School to the farm, working with year 3 & 4 into the barn. Over the day the children learnt about the history of the farm/barn through the story of ‘The Cats of Trefranck,’ did some wonderful site-specific movement work […]

Fun at Rosehip Barn… The cats of Trefranck

Posted on: 19th April 2013 No Comments

This week we had a brilliant time at Rosehip Barn at Trefranck Farm, working with the children of South Petherwin school to respond to farm visits with movement and art. The children learnt about the history of the barn and the farm through this short story, told by Mrs.Tibbs chief mouse catcher on Bodmin Moor! […]

A Cornish Dialect alphabet at Lanivet school

Posted on: 26th March 2013 No Comments

Here are some more photos of the workshop we did on Cornish dialect with Lanivet primary school. Over the day we created clay models of local dialect words, making 2 alphabets that will be exhibited on special white blocks with letters on. A brilliant day, wonderful children and some great sculptures! Also a privilege to […]