Posts Tagged ‘museum’

Tracing Global Storylines

Posted on: 3rd April 2018 No Comments

After our successful collaboration last year with the National Maritime Museum Cornwall (NMMC) capturing the stories behind people’s tattoos for Tattoo Tales, we were delighted when the museum asked us to work on their new temporary exhibition, Titanic Stories: Contemporary Voices. The NMMC commissioned us to find 5 people who had moved from overseas and […]

Shellfishing Stories go on display at Salcombe Museum

Posted on: 23rd March 2018 No Comments

This week we have been at Salcombe Museum hanging the ‘Shellfishing Stories’ exhibition which will be available to view from March 26th- October 31st 2018. This exhibition captures the dramatically changing face of shellfishing in South Devon through the stories of local shellfishermen and women, many of whose families have fished for generations. The stories […]

Remembering Wadebridge film screening & exhibition

Posted on: 17th November 2016 No Comments

It’s not long now until the opening of our exhibition of stories from Wadebridge and the surrounding area, which launches with the screening of a series of short films at the John Betjeman centre on Saturday 3rd December from 2-4pm. Everyone is welcome to this free event, where there will be an opportunity for further memory sharing and […]

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 […]

Discovering the past through objects and stories

Posted on: 19th December 2013 No Comments

Earlier this year we delivered a series of workshops to children from St.Mawes Primary School, using agricultural objects from Helston Folk Museum as starting points for learning and creativity. In the first session, children were given mystery objects and became archivists for the day, trying to work out the past use of the objects and […]