Posts Tagged ‘Community project’

Tattoo Tales now at the National Maritime Museum

Posted on: 14th April 2017 No Comments

After all our hard work capturing people’s Tattoo Tales, it’s great to see the digital stories, images and quotes integrated into the ground-breaking exhibition now on at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, ‘TATTOO British Tattoo Art Revealed.’ Through capturing peoples tattoo stories, it’s been possible to explore how tattoos are entwined with people’s life stories, […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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, […]

Past farming in the Gunwen area

Posted on: 5th November 2013 No Comments

In this short film Ivan, Hilary & Margaret reminisce about some of their old photographs, taken in Luxulyan area. Photos and memories focus on past farming in the area, illustrating just how much farming has changed within living memory. Some amazing archive photographs of the area and some lovely stories to accompany these.

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 […]

A brilliant month of celebrations

Posted on: 23rd September 2013 No Comments

As ‘Tallys an Tir’ is coming towards it’s final stages we have had a great month, enjoying a series of celebratory events that brought together material collected and produced during the project for all to see. The past 2 weekends we were at RoseHip Barn on Trefranck Farm in St.Clether and then Gunwen Chapel in […]