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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 […]

fashion and climate change

New toolkit to explore fashion and climate change

Posted on: 15th April 2024 No Comments

Our work with the Bude Climate Partnership continues with us devising a further toolkit to be used within the project’s community engagement. The focus of this latest toolkit is fashion, inspired by the fabulous Lauren who we worked with last year to the make this digital story… Using Lauren’s story as a springboard for sharing, […]

Spending time in nature with George

Posted on: 15th April 2024 No Comments

Our relationship with nature is a theme which we regularly explore through our work. Whether it be making withy pots or sea swimming, there are huge benefits to being connected to the environment. As part of our work with the Bude Climate partnership, we have been creating a series of digital stories and toolkits to […]

A trip back in time with Cornwall College media students

Posted on: 18th March 2024 1 Comment

Walking to the old net loft on the edge of Mullion harbour, with freshly cut tamarisk piled outside and Barry Mundy’s deep Cornish voice coming from within, it would be easy to believe that we’d been transported back in time. This was the scene which greeted media students from Cornwall College in Camborne, as they […]

Withy pot makers pass on skills to younger generation

Posted on: 11th March 2024 No Comments

Following on from the first Withy Lore event, which saw withy pot makers from around the South-West come together to share and make, we were delighted to welcome a younger generation to the project. Passing on skills In the past withy pot makers would have passed the skill of pot making down the generations. It […]

Withy Lore kicks off with sharing and making

Posted on: 4th March 2024 No Comments

Following our recent funding success for the Withy Lore project, we were delighted to welcome withy pot makers from around the South -West to our first project event. Kindly hosted by the Royal Cornwall Museum, this event was focused on providing space for those interested in the withy pot craft to come together, share, learn […]

Anna Pope recording memories of withy pot making

Withy Lore receives funding to document the withy pot craft

Posted on: 21st February 2024 No Comments

We are delighted to share the brilliant news that we have received funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, FEAST Cornwall, Cornwall Community Foundation, the St.Aubyn Foundation and the Fishmongers Company for the Withy Lore project. With thanks to this funding Storylines will be working with artist Anna Pope to capture, preserve and share stories and knowledge about the withy pot […]

Stories from the Bude Area Community Jury on Climate Change

Posted on: 7th February 2024 1 Comment

It seems that Bude is always ahead of the curve when it comes to talking about the climate, with its many innovative community projects. So, it was not surprising to hear that the Bude Climate Partnership was to run a Community Jury on Climate Change in the autumn of 2023. Storylines were delighted to witness […]

holding withy pots

Having a go at making a withy pot

Posted on: 19th December 2023 No Comments

Over the past year we have been working with Anna Pope to shape an exciting new project which aims to explore and celebrate the withy pot craft. We’ve spent a lot of time listening to the community and have recently submitted funding applications to (hopefully!) make this project happen. After the relief of having tackled […]

budehaven students holding puppets to tell story of Bude Storm Tower

Puppets tell the story of Bude Storm Tower in a new community film

Posted on: 4th December 2023 No Comments

Since our recent delivery of the Compass Point resources we devised, over 600 local children have been busily engaged with the past, present and future of Bude Storm Tower. This only left one piece of the jigsaw to complete… the film telling the story of the Storm Tower, as seen through the eyes of a […]