Posts Tagged ‘oral history’

Listening to Chattering Starlings

Posted on: 5th December 2018 No Comments

There’s a local saying in the village of Four Lanes just outside Camborne that they are ‘one step nearer to heaven’. It’s not surprising when you see the view, 750 feet above sea level with glorious vistas of surrounding countryside and distant views to the coast. It’s also an area long associated with starlings who […]

Landscapes layered with Stories- Carn Grey

Posted on: 17th May 2016 No Comments

From the top of Carn Grey Rock it is possible to see for miles and miles in all directions… when it’s not foggy that is! Last week we set out to record peoples’ memories of the landscape surrounding Carn Grey, taking small groups of people up to perch on the large granite Carn, gaze over […]

Visit to Wadebridge for Landmark Travels

Posted on: 24th February 2016 1 Comment

In late January, Storylines went up North! Well, North Cornwall to be precise, on the search for more stories, this time as part to the Landmark Travels Project. We certainly packed it in over the 3 days we were there, staying in Edmonton for a couple of nights to cut down on travelling. The constant […]

Doing his homework, whilst travelling backwards on a tractor…

Posted on: 23rd November 2013 No Comments

Rex's Story 'From Horses to Tractors' memories of a farmer in St.Martin, Cornwall from StoryLines on Vimeo. Here is a brilliant digital story, made from a recording between Rex Hosking and artist Louise McClary, who both live and work in St.Martin. In this short story Rex share some of his memories of farming in St.Martin, […]

Women of the land

Posted on: 7th October 2013 No Comments

This weekend was ‘Myrhes Kernow- Daughters of Cornwall,’ a conference led by the Institute of Cornish Studies and held at Penryn. There were some really interesting talks over the day, and some great stories of inspirational women. Farming is often depicted as a masculine industry, however women have played a key role in the running of […]

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.

Photos from ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton

Posted on: 5th September 2013 No Comments

What a great weekend we had at Kestle Barton last weekend. A HUGE thank you to everyone who has put so much work into collecting/donating material and to Kestle Barton for being so supportive and giving so much time & energy to the project. Further thanks to Helston Folk Museum for providing some of the […]

Exciting preparations for ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton and the Keskerdh an Kammva-dro

Posted on: 8th August 2013 No Comments

Preparation is in full flow for the final ‘Tallys an Tir’ events, and they’re shaping up to be really exciting. These celebratory events will showcase a selection of the material that local groups have been collecting, as well as having a range of exciting activities for people to take part in. Next on the calendar […]

A chance to record your stories/poems for ‘Tallys an Tir’

Posted on: 23rd May 2013 No Comments

We have decided to hold a day for audio recordings on Monday 3rd June at Tremough Campus in Penryn and are welcoming anyone with short stories/poems that they would like to record, to get in touch. There are some great storytellers and poets in Cornwall and a few people have expressed to us that they […]