‘Landmark Travels’ Category

The White Landscape- Students explore Carn Grey

Posted on: 7th March 2016

Last month we hosted an event at Trethurgy, bringing together students from Exeter & Falmouth Universities and local community members, to share, document and connect. Current students volunteers with Storylines, Tom and Ed, have written accounts of the day, so here’s how it went…   The White Landscape: a day of rain, a day of inspiration […]

Mementoes of Place… workshops around Cornwall

Posted on: 4th March 2016 No Comments

Over the past few months we have run a series of half-day workshops that enabled peoples to explore and document personal memories of place. Since the first session in Marazion, we have travelled around Cornwall with our suitcases, spending time at Wheal Martyn Museum, The Exchange in Wadebridge and 2 Quay Street in Lostwithiel. Each […]

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 […]

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 […]

Storylines welcomes 4 public history students

Posted on: 27th November 2015 No Comments

We are delighted to be joined by 4 new volunteers, all of whom are in their second year of a Public History degree at the University of Exeter. Over the next few months, Tom, Ed, Laurie and Lewis will be supporting the ‘Landmark Travels‘ project, and have already been involved in planning and delivering the ‘A […]

‘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 […]

‘A Visit to Luxulyan Valley’ FREE event

Posted on: 9th November 2015 No Comments

It’s not long now until ‘A Visit to Luxulyan Valley- A day of exploration & discovery for all ages at Treffry Viaduct.’ Spread the word and come and join us rain or shine!  

Plenty of stories at Trethurgy Memory Day

Posted on: 19th October 2015 No Comments

As part of the Landmark Travels project we recently held another Memory Day at Trethurgy Village Hall near St.Austell. We were delighted to have the beautiful blue ERF lorry travel across from Wheal Martyn for the occasion, and it certainly acted as a good signpost to get people in on the day. On display were a […]

Exploring Landmarks

Posted on: 14th October 2015 No Comments

Last week as part of the ‘Landmark Travels‘ Project we held a workshop at Marazion Community Centre to explore the significant landmarks that have featured in our own lives. Thank you to everyone who came along, especially those from afar who made the long journey to be with us. The workshop explored the physical ‘landmarks’ […]

Exchanging stories at Wadebridge Memory Day

Posted on: 25th September 2015 No Comments

Earlier this week we held a Memory Day in Wadebridge as part of the ‘Landmark Travels’ project. Wadebridge & District Museum had put together a wonderful display of local photographs and research, and there was a constant chatter of memories over the afternoon. Here are a few photographs… We now have a lovely long list of people […]