Posts Tagged ‘schools’

Exhibition and film screening at Wheal Martyn “Stories are good for your soul”

Posted on: 16th September 2016 1 Comment

After many, many months of hard work recording, editing, planning, building and layering, the evening finally arrived when we could unveil the exhibition and screen the film that honoured all the stories collected on Carn Grey rock. On Friday 9th September Wheal Martyn Museum in St Austell played host to well over 60 very excited […]

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 […]

Inspired by wartime stories… Memory Quilts & Diaries

Posted on: 22nd December 2014 No Comments

Using Michael Morpurgo’s book ‘An Elephant in the Garden‘ and Monika’s true story of the bombing of Dresden as inspiration, year 6 children from 3 Devon Primary Schools worked with Storylines’ Ali to produce some brilliant creative writing and artwork. In the workshops the children discussed the book and its main theme of Remembrance and […]

The Big Draw at Kestle Barton

Posted on: 29th October 2014 No Comments

To conclude our workshops for ‘Turning Seasons,’ infant children from 5 primary schools on the Lizard (from the Keskowethyans Trust) visited Kestle Barton for a day of creativity, fun, noise and colour. For the morning of this final event, we participated in The Big Draw event (the World’s biggest drawing festival). This begun with an exploration of the beautiful […]

Monika’s Story- Memories of the Bombing of Dresden

Posted on: 21st October 2014 1 Comment

Over the past couple of months, Ali has been busy working with Year 6 children in 3 Devon Primary Schools to produce creative writing and artwork in response to Michael Morpugo’s book ‘An Elephant in the Garden.‘ To support this work we were lucky enough to meet the wonderful Monika, to hear her story and make this […]

Landmark Travels- Our Past in a Suitcase

Posted on: 6th March 2014 1 Comment

This week Ali, Kim and I begun work on a new and exciting pilot project in partnership with the Cornwall Heritage Trust. Below is a bit about this…. They may look battered and tired but three very special old suitcases will soon be travelling around schools and communities in Cornwall.  Schools are being invited to […]

‘Tallys an Tir’ Education Resources now online…

Posted on: 23rd January 2014 1 Comment

We are excited to launch a new online platform, containing a series of digital farming stories, and corresponding activities for children aged between 7-11 years old. These resources are all FREE and have been devised by artists Ali Roscoe, Kim Pilgrim and Sarah Chapman, with the support of the charity Farming and Countryside Education (FACE). […]

Crying the neck, Cornish feasts & corn dolly’s at Gunwen

Posted on: 2nd October 2013 No Comments

What a brilliant 3 days we had over our recent event at Gunwen Chapel in Luxulyan. The event kicked off with a crying the neck ceremony with the 3 local primary schools, Luxulyan, Lanivet and Lanlivery, followed by corn dolly making with Kath Strang. The same evening, another crying the neck ceremony was led by […]

Get creative with us at RoseHip Barn, St.Clether

Posted on: 10th September 2013 No Comments

Farmers Stories inspire children’s artwork- Exhibition coming up…

Posted on: 24th July 2013 No Comments

This Friday we are setting up an exhibition of some of the wonderful artwork produced through our recent work with primary schools. Glad to see some local newspapers have picked up on it- http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Farmers-stories-inspire-art-exhibition-Cornwall/story-19547174-detail/story.html http://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/10559396.Farmers_stories_inspire_Cornish_children___s_art_exhibition/ The exhibition will be up at Heartlands in the visitors centre from Saturday 27th July- Friday 9th August. We hope to […]