Posts Tagged ‘digital story’

Boat trip Hallsands

A Trip to Sea- Learning about Landmarks

Posted on: 24th August 2018 No Comments

We’ve written a lot about landmarks in the past, but never from the perspective of being at sea. So we were excited to join Jonny and Tony recently for a trip along the coast from Hallsands as part of the ‘Guardians of the Reef‘ project. Our aim was to document some of the names of […]

My Body, My Story

Posted on: 20th October 2017 No Comments

Over the weekend of 13th – 15th October , Totnes in Devon did something that it is so good at doing… it held a grassroots, community event. You might think there is nothing unusual about that, but this event was the BODYKIND FESTIVAL… the world’s first ever festival of body acceptance! And Storylines was there! […]

‘Revealing City Hall: One Building, 1265 Voices’

Posted on: 4th July 2017 No Comments

As we have learned through our recent project ‘Landmark Travels- Our Past in a Suitcase,’ buildings are often steeped in stories. Historic buildings are at the heart of many Cornish towns and villages, providing a backdrop to 21st Century life. For some these buildings go largely un-noticed, for others they have played a key part […]

The Rhoda Mary and other Ferris boats

Posted on: 16th June 2017 2 Comments

We are delighted to share this film in which 4 members of the Ferris family discuss their family boatbuilding heritage, as well as present day links to the industry. Stories of the Rhoda Mary, a famed West Country schooner, as well as tales about it’s designer William ‘Foreman’ Ferris, have passed down the generations, and this […]

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, […]

School children inspired by local landscape stories

Posted on: 18th August 2016 No Comments

If you have never visited Carn Grey, just outside the village of Trethurgy in the Clay Country, then we strongly advise you do! Here, an ancient rock perches on the edge of a disused granite quarry, providing the most amazing 360 degree views of the landscape, which… as all landscapes are… is layered with wonderful […]

Lets sing! A film for ‘Breathing Space Singers’

Posted on: 27th October 2015 No Comments

Earlier this year Storylines was commissioned to tell the story of ‘Breathing Space Singers’- an exciting new pilot project that was being led by singing leader Pip Wright. Breathing Space Singers enables people with lung health conditions to get together weekly and learn good breathing habits, making the most of their lung capacity through singing. Sarah went […]

Mary Lang – Sailing on the last of the windjammers in the 1930s

Posted on: 25th September 2015 1 Comment

We recently had the pleasure of making a short film that tells the stories of 3 women, for the current exhibition at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall titled ‘Mermaids: Women at Sea.’ This exhibition is exploring the hidden histories of women at sea, and runs from 14th September 2015 – 21st February 2016, so if you haven’t […]

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 […]