Posts Tagged ‘Praze’

On display at Praze Fair Show

Posted on: 10th August 2016 No Comments

July 9th saw the annual Praze Fair show in the village of Praze an Beeble. It’s reputed to be the oldest one day show in Cornwall and Storylines was there. Even though the weather was miserable it felt like a fitting end to our ‘Linking Lifetimes’ Project and a great opportunity to showcase all the […]

Pasties & party hats in Praze- a community celebration

Posted on: 23rd June 2016 No Comments

Our picnic may have been rained off, but spirits were high yesterday as we celebrated the end of the ‘Linking Lifetimes‘ project in Praze. The napkin bunting, made by the group of children and adults, hung proudly from the ceiling of the Praze Institute and the story canvas took pride of place in the centre […]

Picnic in Praze- come celebrate with us!

Posted on: 15th June 2016 No Comments

Stories of celebrations were on everyone’s lips last week for the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project. Children and adults shared their memories of past celebrations before mapping out their own celebration to mark the end of this part of the project. Everyone was bursting with ideas for the event, which will be a community picnic, complete with […]

Stories in Clay- ‘Linking Lifetimes’

Posted on: 2nd May 2016 No Comments

Since our last update on the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project, our lovely group of adults have continued their visits into Crowan Primary School, to exchange stories and collaborate with children. It has been great to see so many of the adults returning each session and the classroom has come alive with laugher, chatter and excitement. In […]

A big day for the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project

Posted on: 19th February 2016 No Comments

It was a big day for the Linking Lifetimes earlier this month… After a few story-exchanges between adults & children, our lovely community group was welcomed into Crowan Primary School for an afternoon of story-sharing with the children of Year 5 & 6. We began with a game in which the children had to match […]

Delving into personal archives… the recordings commence!

Posted on: 22nd January 2016 No Comments

The ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project in Praze is now in full swing, and we are looking forward to bringing the community group and children from Crowan Primary School together in a couple of weeks. Of course the children have already listening to stories from the adults they will meet through recordings of school days that were […]

Memories of school days in Praze. Linking Lifetimes continues

Posted on: 6th November 2015 No Comments

To begin our story exchange in Praze, children from Crowan school decided they would like to know more about peoples school days. The children thought very carefully about what questions they could ask (they are now seasoned story-explorers so asking good questions has become a skill!) and created prompt cards that we could use with […]

Story Explorers on the loose- Story collection boxes pop up in Praze

Posted on: 23rd October 2015 No Comments

As the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project continues, children from Crenver class (year 5&6) at Crowan Primary School have been exploring different ways of collecting and sharing stories. In our last workshop we wrote the following press release as a class, and delivered some very special story- collection boxes around the community… STOP PRESS! Story Explorers need you stories Children […]

Stories from all ages for Linking Lifetimes…

Posted on: 13th October 2015 1 Comment

The Linking Lifetimes project is now in full flow and we have been busy collecting stories from both adults and children in Praze. After a whole day exploring stories, in all their forms, year 5 & 6 children from Crowan school have been granted the status of Story Explorers! Armed with their Story-Explorer packs and […]

The ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project begins…

Posted on: 22nd July 2015 1 Comment

Yesterday we had our first taster session for the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project in Praze-an-Beeble. Thank you to those who came long to find out more, it was a pleasure to meet you all and hear some stories. Over the next few months we will be running a series of workshops with adults in Praze, looking at […]