Posts Tagged ‘Cornish’

Suitcases continue their journey around Cornwall

Posted on: 15th May 2015 No Comments

We are very happy to announce that ‘Landmark Travels; Our past in a suitcase‘ will be visiting more communities and schools, thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Cornwall Heritage Trust. This project will unearth the stories, traditions and histories connected with landmarks throughout Cornwall. It follows on from a pilot project […]

A journey around Cornwall in 1907

Posted on: 8th December 2014 No Comments

It’s always a privilege to hear peoples stories and look at family photographs. The focus of this film is a very special family album that documents Cornwall in 1907 through a 3 month long journey of 2 cousins who came from the USA to Cornwall to visit their family. In this short film, cousins Margaret […]

‘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…

‘Turning Seasons’ on the Lizard

Posted on: 3rd October 2014 No Comments

This week we have been busy creating seasonal outfits and instruments with infant children from 5 primary schools on the lizard, in preparation for a special harvest procession that will take place at 2pm on the 24th October 2014 in the Orchard at Kestle Barton. These workshops are part of a new project ‘Turning Seasons,’ which […]

Audrey Causts’ ‘Tales of a Cornish Maid’

Posted on: 1st September 2014 No Comments

During the ‘Tallys a Tir’ project, we collected stories from around Cornwall… some were written, some recalled and some passed down through generations. For those whom had written stories, we managed to secure a slot in the professional recording studio at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus, allowing these to be read out and recorded. […]

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 […]

‘Tallys an Tir’ Education Resources now online…

Posted on: 23rd January 2014 1 Comment

We are excited to launch a new online platform, containing a series of digital farming stories, and corresponding activities for children aged between 7-11 years old. These resources are all FREE and have been devised by artists Ali Roscoe, Kim Pilgrim and Sarah Chapman, with the support of the charity Farming and Countryside Education (FACE). […]

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 […]

Coronation Cottages- a story by Trevor Dalley

Posted on: 9th December 2013 No Comments

A while back we held a recording session in the recording studio at Penryn Campus to help people who had written stories and poems to record these at a professional quality. It was lovely to hear so many wonderful stories about life in Cornwall… One of the stories recorded on this day was by Cornish […]

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, […]