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Learning about Cornish Hedging

Posted on: 12th July 2024 No Comments

We have recently had the pleasure of meeting Helen from the Cornwall Rural Education and Skills Trust (CREST) and begun exploring how we might collaborate. CREST is an exciting new organisation that advocates and celebrates ancient rural crafts that use the natural landscape materials of Cornwall and facilitates the passing on of heritage skills. This […]

Seeking memories of the Palais de Danse in St.Ives

Posted on: 16th April 2024 No Comments

Do you, or anyone you know, have memories of the Palais de Danse? Whether this be attending a dance, concert, cinema or as guest of Barbara Hepworth who had her second studio in the building. Or, if you can think of anything else, we’d love to hear from you.   The Palais de Danse, located opposite […]

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Pub Stories with Small Acts

Posted on: 16th October 2023 No Comments

Part of Storylines work involved supporting others to record and share oral history. A while back we supported the brilliant Katie and Simon from Small Acts through bespoke oral history training. The oral histories they captured were from brewers, publicans, communities and pub campaigners in Cornwall, exploring the enduring role of pubs in our lives […]

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Thoughts on… Oral History

Posted on: 3rd June 2023 No Comments

At the heart of our work is deep listening. We often do this through conducting oral history recordings. Recording someone’s memories and reflections is a true privilege and there is huge value in both the process and the recording itself. We have recently been conducting a lot of oral history recordings for different organisations and […]

SSE Graduation at the Eden Project

Posted on: 2nd December 2022 No Comments

Over this past year Storylines Sarah has joined an inspiring group of social entrepreneurs on the SSE Trade Up programme. A graduation event held at the Eden Project was a great way to end the programme and celebrate everyone’s journey. Anyone who knows us knows that we are terrible at shouting about our work and […]

Celebrating Grampound

Posted on: 26th June 2022 No Comments

Over the last couple of years Storylines have been supporting the Grampound with Creed Heritage Project to gather oral histories from locals and weave these together with photos from their archives to create a series of digital stories. A screening event in the village was the perfect opportunity to share these and invite the community […]

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 […]