Posts Tagged ‘story’

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 […]

Encountering the Clay Country: A Day of Study in Rescorla

Posted on: 4th February 2016 2 Comments

Over the past year, we have been busy running workshops, conducting oral history interviews and holding a variety of events for the ‘Landmark Travels’ project. A recent event hosted by the Institute of Cornish Studies was a Clay Study Day. A big thank you to one of our current volunteers, Tomas van den Heuvel, for this brilliant […]

‘A Visit to the Luxulyan Valley’ event- exploring Treffry Viaduct

Posted on: 23rd November 2015 No Comments

Thank you to all the people who joined us at Treffry Viaduct yesterday for the ‘A Visit to Luxulyan Valley‘ event. It was a cold and changeable day, with sunshine, showers and even a rainbow which went from one side of the valley to the other! People of all ages were invited to explore the valley through the […]

Lets sing! A film for ‘Breathing Space Singers’

Posted on: 27th October 2015 No Comments

Earlier this year Storylines was commissioned to tell the story of ‘Breathing Space Singers’- an exciting new pilot project that was being led by singing leader Pip Wright. Breathing Space Singers enables people with lung health conditions to get together weekly and learn good breathing habits, making the most of their lung capacity through singing. Sarah went […]

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 […]

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 […]

Making times for stories…

Posted on: 19th July 2015 1 Comment

We have recently spent our Tuesday afternoons piloting a series of workshops with a fantastic group of adults in Marazion. Fuelled by copious amounts of tea and cake, we all went on an unforgettable journey, exploring different ways of sharing and representing personal memories. We were all very sad to say goodbye to this lovely […]

Storylines on show at Praze Fair Show

Posted on: 16th July 2015 No Comments

What a pleasure it was to be part of the Praze Fair Show last weekend. We met some lovely people of all ages and heard a few stories too! Our suitcase with its new legs took pride of place, and we were happily set-up next to a lady selling homemade cakes… dangerous and delicious! Thank […]

Suitcases continue their journey around Cornwall

Posted on: 15th May 2015 No Comments

We are very happy to announce that ‘Landmark Travels; Our past in a suitcase‘ will be visiting more communities and schools, thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Cornwall Heritage Trust. This project will unearth the stories, traditions and histories connected with landmarks throughout Cornwall. It follows on from a pilot project […]

A journey around Cornwall in 1907

Posted on: 8th December 2014 No Comments

It’s always a privilege to hear peoples stories and look at family photographs. The focus of this film is a very special family album that documents Cornwall in 1907 through a 3 month long journey of 2 cousins who came from the USA to Cornwall to visit their family. In this short film, cousins Margaret […]