Posts Tagged ‘photos’

Coronation Cottages- a story by Trevor Dalley

Posted on: 9th December 2013 No Comments

A while back we held a recording session in the recording studio at Penryn Campus to help people who had written stories and poems to record these at a professional quality. It was lovely to hear so many wonderful stories about life in Cornwall… One of the stories recorded on this day was by Cornish […]

Documenting farming families- the photographs of John Head

Posted on: 9th November 2013 No Comments

When doing community based storytelling project such as ‘Tallys an Tir’ you never know what you are going to discover or who you will meet. Early on in our collaboration with Kestle Barton in Manaccan, we were lucky enough to be introduced to John Head; a 4th generation vet whose veterinary practice ‘Head & Head’ is […]

Some photos from ‘Tir & Mor’ in St.Mawes

Posted on: 2nd November 2013 No Comments

Following our work in the Roseland area, linked with St.Mawes and St.Just in Roseland Heritage Group, we played a selection of material collected over the project at an evening screening event. These films were then screened over the Roseland festival in St.Mawes. Thank you to all of those who helped make this happen and came […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tune in to BBC Radio Cornwall at 4:15pm Weds 4th September…

Posted on: 3rd September 2013 No Comments

It was a great event this weekend at ‘Kestle Barton’ and we had a brilliant turn out- with plenty of stories, laughs and people catching up. We also had a visit from Tiffany Truscott from BBC Radio Cornwall who interviewed some of the people involved with the project- this will be on the show tomorrow […]

Down at RoseHip Barn- dancing around the farm

Posted on: 23rd August 2013 No Comments

Yesterday I spent the day working with the Kempthorne family, collecting some more visuals for the short film about the families memories of the beautiful L-shaped barn on the farm- RoseHip barn. It’s always a pleasure spending time on the farm. Gemma’s movements are amazing to watch and lend themselves to good footage & photos […]

Exhibition photographs- Children’s artwork inspired by farming stories

Posted on: 29th July 2013 No Comments

All that hard work by children, teaching staff and the ‘Tallys an Tir‘ team has been brought together and is now being exhibited in style at Heartlands (pool) this week. The lovely bright space in the visitors centre made for a great backdrop for the exhibition, and Heartlands focus on Cornwall’s heritage makes for a fitting venue. […]

Field names and changing landscapes

Posted on: 4th July 2013 No Comments

  Good news! We now have a large printed tithe map of Manaccan Parish up in the snack shack at Kestle Barton. Courtesy of the Cornwall Records Office, this map shows past field names from the area, providing a fascinating incite into how the land was once used and the old field boundaries that existed. As part of […]

Agricultural Display at the Cornwall Centre

Posted on: 21st June 2013 No Comments

Still a few more days left to go and see the display of agricultural photos, documents and stories at the Cornwall Centre in Redruth. This display brings together material from both the Cornwall Records Office/Cornwall Centre, and ‘Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land.’