Posts Tagged ‘Gunwen’

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.

Crying the neck, Cornish feasts & corn dolly’s at Gunwen

Posted on: 2nd October 2013 No Comments

What a brilliant 3 days we had over our recent event at Gunwen Chapel in Luxulyan. The event kicked off with a crying the neck ceremony with the 3 local primary schools, Luxulyan, Lanivet and Lanlivery, followed by corn dolly making with Kath Strang. The same evening, another crying the neck ceremony was led by […]

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 […]

Harvest celebrations and stories at Gunwen…

Posted on: 16th September 2013 No Comments

Not long not until our 3 day event at Gunwen Chapel. There is plenty planned and lots of exciting performances/music in the mix. See the poster for details and please share the news.

The Cornish Tradition of ‘Crying the Neck’

Posted on: 21st May 2013 No Comments

Memories of Crying the Neck in Zennor, Cornwall from StoryLines on Vimeo. Here is another digital story, made as part of ‘Tallys an Tir,‘ that brings together old cine film footage with the voice of farmer John Bennallick from St.Wenn. The ‘Crying the Neck‘ ceremony is really interesting when thinking about our relationship with the […]

Memories in the rain!

Posted on: 15th April 2013 No Comments

The weather was against us last week for our 2 Memory Walks… rain, rain and more rain! Despite this we still had a lovely time visiting St.Just in Roseland and Gunwen to help record peoples memories. First off we had a walk in St.Just in Roseland, led by local Peter Teague… There was a brilliant turn […]

Mysterious objects and Cornish phrases!

Posted on: 1st March 2013 No Comments

Thank you to everyone who came to the Storytelling event at Gunwen Chapel this week. Another thank you to those who brought along such interesting objects to share, Sheila for reading out some of her poems and Margaret for her Cornish phrases. One more thank you to local chef Sanjay for bringing in some delicious […]

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 […]

We hope to see you this saturday…

Posted on: 18th October 2012 No Comments

Funding Success

Posted on: 27th September 2012 2 Comments

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