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Oral History Training with Storylines

Posted on: 12th January 2021 No Comments

Over the past year Storylines have been working with the Hypatia Trust as part of the Women of Cornish Music- Past and Present project, which is uncovering and celebrating the contributions of women to Cornwall’s musical heritage. As a team of passionate women we were delighted to be involved in a project that will rebalance […]

Covid Stories from all the Generations

Posted on: 7th January 2021 No Comments

Since the first lockdown in Spring 2020 we have had the joy of collaborating with the Penlee Family Project, a fabulous intergenerational community support group based in Pool. To help the project continue to engage with their community remotely, and with thanks to additional funding from the Cornwall Community Foundation, Storylines created a series of […]

What’s in that pocket? Intergenerational Exchange Books

Posted on: 11th November 2020 No Comments

During this challenging time we have been very blessed to have had continuous collaboration with Penlee Family Project in Pool who have asked us to further contribute to their Library of Us project. This time we made very different books and POCKETS was the name of the game! Everyone loves delving into a pocket to […]

Story-Sharing Packs for all ages

Posted on: 3rd August 2020 No Comments

In these times of Covid-19 we have all had to adapt and restructure our lives. Storylines has been no different, so instead of doing face to face interviews and intimate creative workshops to gather stories we have had to explore new avenues of working. We were introduced to Terry of the fantastic Penlee Family Project […]

A big thanks to the Cornwall School of Social Entrepreneurs

Posted on: 12th October 2015 No Comments

                          Over the last year Sarah from Storylines, has been supported by the Cornwall School of Social Entrepreneurs programme. This has provided Storylines with valuable support and guidance around the business side of running a social enterprise, as well as a small grant that has allowed us to […]

Mary Lang – Sailing on the last of the windjammers in the 1930s

Posted on: 25th September 2015 1 Comment

We recently had the pleasure of making a short film that tells the stories of 3 women, for the current exhibition at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall titled ‘Mermaids: Women at Sea.’ This exhibition is exploring the hidden histories of women at sea, and runs from 14th September 2015 – 21st February 2016, so if you haven’t […]

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 […]