Posts Tagged ‘memory day’

The Rhoda Mary Project Film

Posted on: 17th August 2018 1 Comment

In 2016 we were delighted to be asked to collaborate with the Rhoda Mary Project on a new community heritage project which sought to uncover stories about the Rhoda Mary and other Cornish merchant schooners. We have recently made this short film to tell the story of the project so far… The Rhoda Mary was […]

Remembering Merchant Schooners

Posted on: 1st November 2016 No Comments

We were delighted to be joined by so many people at our recent ‘Merchant Schooner Memories’ event which was held at the fabulous Devoran Village Hall. Kicking off a new community project, in partnership with the Rhoda Mary Project, we held the Memory Day in hope of finding people with stories and personal links to these iconic vessels. With […]

Plenty of stories at Trethurgy Memory Day

Posted on: 19th October 2015 No Comments

As part of the Landmark Travels project we recently held another Memory Day at Trethurgy Village Hall near St.Austell. We were delighted to have the beautiful blue ERF lorry travel across from Wheal Martyn for the occasion, and it certainly acted as a good signpost to get people in on the day. On display were a […]

Exchanging stories at Wadebridge Memory Day

Posted on: 25th September 2015 No Comments

Earlier this week we held a Memory Day in Wadebridge as part of the ‘Landmark Travels’ project. Wadebridge & District Museum had put together a wonderful display of local photographs and research, and there was a constant chatter of memories over the afternoon. Here are a few photographs… We now have a lovely long list of people […]

Share your memories of Wadebridge & District with us…

Posted on: 9th September 2015 No Comments

Next up for the ‘Landmark Travels’ project… 

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 […]

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 […]

Kicked!

Posted on: 4th March 2013 No Comments

Here’s another great short story by farmer Brindley Hosken. Whenever I showed visitors around my milking parlour, usually their first question was, “do you ever get kicked.” The answer surprisingly was, not very often.  I was kicked in the leg once and knocked down into the shi**y straw. This was probably my own fault for […]

So many memories at Helston Folk Museum

Posted on: 4th February 2013 2 Comments

A huge thanks to everyone who came to the Memory Day we held in collaboration with Helston Folk Museum and Kestle Barton last Saturday. The museum had selected some fascinating objects and photographs to display from their archive, inspiring some brilliant storytelling and reminiscing. We had a great turn out and, as ‘The Dark Rooms’ […]

A chance to explore the archives at Helston Folk Museum

Posted on: 14th January 2013 No Comments