Posts Tagged ‘Luxulyan’

‘A Visit to the Luxulyan Valley’ event- exploring Treffry Viaduct

Posted on: 23rd November 2015 No Comments

Thank you to all the people who joined us at Treffry Viaduct yesterday for the ‘A Visit to Luxulyan Valley‘ event. It was a cold and changeable day, with sunshine, showers and even a rainbow which went from one side of the valley to the other! People of all ages were invited to explore the valley through the […]

The suitcase travels to Luxulyan Valley

Posted on: 15th June 2014 No Comments

What a brilliant 3 days we had recently with Luxulyan school children as part of the project ‘Landmark Travels; Your past in a suitcase.‘ After learning about the history of the valley and viaduct, we walked the old tramway from Ponts Mill, stopping to draw, discuss and collect. The weather was glorious and the walk through the […]

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.

Exploring the archives, a few photographs for those who missed last week

Posted on: 20th November 2012 No Comments

Last week the Royal Cornwall Museum kindly allowed us to explore some photographs from their archives. We had a great afternoon with some interesting memories, discussions and discoveries. For those that missed this, here are a few beautiful photographs that were kindly donated to us on the day by Hilary Trump from Gunwen. Many of […]

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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