Posts Tagged ‘Family’

Seeking Merchant Schooner Memories

Posted on: 19th September 2016 6 Comments

Storylines are excited to be embarking on a new venture and we are now on the hunt for stories of merchant topsail schooners from Cornwall and beyond. We are delighted to be delivering the project in partnership with the Rhoda Mary Project and are beginning with an informal gathering at Devoran Village Hall on Sunday 16 October, 2-5pm. We […]

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 […]

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 […]

Memories & celebrations at RoseHip Barn…

Posted on: 27th September 2013 No Comments

A couple of weeks ago we had some film screenings and exhibition of the work created in the St.Clether area, working with local primary schools and the Kempthorne family from Trefranck Farm. This short film contains memories of the barn, and reflections for future plans. The farm itself has been in the family since 1703, […]

Get creative with us at RoseHip Barn, St.Clether

Posted on: 10th September 2013 No Comments

Down at RoseHip Barn- dancing around the farm

Posted on: 23rd August 2013 No Comments

Yesterday I spent the day working with the Kempthorne family, collecting some more visuals for the short film about the families memories of the beautiful L-shaped barn on the farm- RoseHip barn. It’s always a pleasure spending time on the farm. Gemma’s movements are amazing to watch and lend themselves to good footage & photos […]

Interviews on the Roseland

Posted on: 29th April 2013 No Comments

Last week we visited St.Just in Roseland to follow up our recent Memory Walk with some individual interviews with local people. Over the day we did a selection of recordings about the area and collected some brilliant old photographs to accompany these. These included an interview with a resident who is nearly an impressive 100! […]

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 […]

Sitting on a cow! Photos from another era…

Posted on: 4th December 2012 No Comments

There’s not much that hasn’t changed in dairy farming… the breed of milking cow, the number of cows on each farm and how the cows were milked. Traveling back in time, not only would dairy cows have all had names, Daisy and Buttercup being common choices, but they would also have had horns! These beautiful […]

A chance to explore the archives at the Royal Cornwall Museum

Posted on: 23rd October 2012 No Comments

As we discovered during ‘Family, Farming & Tradition’ there are so many amazing photographs stored within the Royal Institution of Cornwall collections at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro. Once again we are collaborating with the museum and welcoming people to explore the archives and share your memories. If you are interested in coming along […]