Media: Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land

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  • Video Thumbnail"I'll do it' is Mickie's attitude in life... In this story Mickie recalls her journey of becoming a Land Girl in Penzance and her time working on the land. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall.
  • Video ThumbnailJohn is a farmer in St.Wenn in Cornwall. In this story he talks through some local dialect words. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall. This project was a collaboration between Storylines and the Institute of Cornish Studies.
  • Video ThumbnailDuring a farm visit to Rosehip Barn at Trefranck Farm in St.Clether, children learnt about the history of the farm through the digital story 'The Cats of Trefranck' (see other films by us) and explored the farm through movement, art and storytelling. The children then worked with choreographer and dancer Gemma Kempthorne, whose family runs the farm, to choreograph a dance based on the movement they saw around the farm, as well as the stories they had heard about it's past. This film features the choreographed group dance, as well as the children's moving interpretation of the grain dryer that was once in the barn. The end section shows year 3 & 4 weaving stories onto sheep hurdles. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall.
  • Video ThumbnailJohn Head is a 4th generation vet whose veterinary practice 'Head & Head' is still running in Helston today. Over the 1990's John spent time documenting the farming families he visited in his role as a vet, producing an extensive and valuable collection of black and white portrait photographs. In the first section of this film John shares his family history and some of his more personal memories of being a vet. These include learning from his father, the changes he has seen within the veterinary field and farming industry, and his motivation for photographing the farming families he spent time with. In the second portion of the film, John gets together with a group of farmers whom he photographed in the 1990's. Together the group reminisce about the characters and farms that feature in John's photographs; sharing stories about farming in the Manaccan/St.Martin area. This film was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land' and was screened at 'This Land' at Kestle Barton, alongside an exhibition of films, photographs & objects made in collaboration with local farmers and community members over 2012-13. This project was a collaboration between Storylines and the Institute of Cornish Studies.
  • Video ThumbnailSteve is a livestock farmer in St.Breward on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. In this story he talks about his memories of working with livestock here, as well as farming the land now. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall.
  • Video ThumbnailThis digital story was made from a recording between Rex Hosking and artist Louise McClary, as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land.' In this short story Rex share some of his memories of farming in St.Martin, Cornwall. These include memories of using a haypole, childhood on a farm, a tractor that could plough a field on its own! This film was part of the exhibition/event, 'This Land' at Kestle Barton, 2013. 'This Land' brought together films, photographs & objects made in collaboration with local farmers and community members over 2012-13.
  • Video ThumbnailJohn lives and farms near St.Wenn in mid-Cornwall. In this story John explains the tradition of Crying the Neck which takes place towards the end of Harvest time each year. The footage in this film is from Zennor in 1970 and shows a ceremony conducted by the Old Cornwall Societies. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall. This project was a collaboration between Storylines and the Institute of Cornish Studies.
  • Video ThumbnailArthur farmed in Pendeen in West Cornwall. In this story he talks through some of his field names and the meanings behind them. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall.
  • Video ThumbnailIn this short story Mrs.Tibbs, chief mouse catcher at Trefranck Farm, tells us how the farm barn has changed. Mrs.Tibbs talks us through all the animals that used to live in the barn, re-telling stories that have been passed down from her great grandparents, grandparents and father. This story was made at Rosehip Barn for 'Tallys an Tir' and used in work with local schools to get them thinking about the changes to farming.
  • Video ThumbnailIn this story Mickie recalls how she first became a lorry driver for the Land Army and shares some of her memories of driving around Cornwall in wartime. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall.
  • Video ThumbnailIn this story Heather, a farmer in St.Ives Cornwall, talks about the changes she has witnessed to the weather over her lifetime working the land. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall. This project was a collaboration between Storylines and the Institute of Cornish Studies.
  • Video ThumbnailHeather is a jolly farmer from St.Ives, Cornwall. In this story Heather reminisces about growing up on the farm, the beginning of her flock with Maisy the sheep and the changes she has witnessed over her lifetime. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall. This project was a collaboration between Storylines and the Institute of Cornish Studies.
  • Video ThumbnailHarry is a dairy farmer in Zennor near St.Ives, Cornwall. In this story he talks about some of the changes he has witnessed within his lifetime and the long history of farming the local landscape. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall. This project was a collaboration between Storylines and the Institute of Cornish Studies.
  • Video ThumbnailIn this short film, Fleetwood Butland reminisces about some of his old photographs, taken in the Roseland area (Cornwall) over his lifetime. Photos include those of local farms, the boatyard in St.Just-in-Roseland and wartime on the Roseland. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall. This project was a collaboration between Storylines and the Institute of Cornish Studies.
  • Video ThumbnailThis film tells a families memories of their barn, situated on their family farm, where the family have been since 1703. Memories include hand milking in the shippon, hundreds of chickens in the rafters, the nights spent doing the night shift at lambing time, and finally on the barns recent conversion into 'RoseHip Barn' (Trefranck farm), a community space and place for dance and the arts. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall.
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  • Video ThumbnailIn this short film, a small group of people local to St.Mawes on the Roseland, explore St.Mawes castle, sharing their memories of the coastal fortress. Stories include childhood games and antics, working in the castle, local scandals, and fates in the grounds. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall.
  • Video ThumbnailIn this poem Brain Harris reminisces about his younger years spent around the Ashton area in South-West Cornwall. This humorous poem uses a range of local Cornish dialect. This digital story was made as part of 'Tallys an Tir,' a Heritage Lottery Funded project working with communities and primary schools in Cornwall.
  • Video ThumbnailThis digital story was made from a recording between Marleen Hosking and artist Louise McClary, as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land.' In this short story Louise and Marleen discus their relationship to their local landscape in St.Martin-in-Meneage. Marleen also remembers her past growing flowers on the farm and the changes she has seen. This film was exhibited at 'This Land' at Kestle Barton, alongside other films, photographs & objects made in collaboration with local farmers and community members over 2012-13.
  • Video ThumbnailThis film combines cine film footage of 'crying the neck' in Zennor in 1970; a ceremony which takes place towards the end of Harvest time each year. The footage is accompanied by the written memories of Caroline, who you will see carrying the corn.
  • Video ThumbnailThis digital story was made from a recording between Ray Lyne and Karen Townshend, as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land.' In this short story Ray shares some of his memories of harvest time in Manaccan, Cornwall. This film was included in the event, 'This Land' at Kestle Barton, 2013. 'This Land' brought together films, photographs & objects made in collaboration with local farmers and community members over 2012-13.
  • Video ThumbnailThis digital story was made from a recording between Michael Blee and Derek Carter, as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land.' In this short story Michael talks to Derek about harvest time, in particular threshing. This film was part of the exhibition/event, 'This Land' at Kestle Barton, 2013. 'This Land' brought together films, photographs & objects made in collaboration with local farmers and community members over 2012-13.
  • Video ThumbnailThis digital story was made from a recording between Bill Bryant and Victoria Whitehouse, as part of 'Tallys an Tir; Traditions & Stories of the Land.' In this short story Bill shares some of his memories of farming in St.Martin, including hist first tractor. This film was part of the exhibition/event, 'This Land' at Kestle Barton, 2013. 'This Land' brought together films, photographs & objects made in collaboration with local farmers and community members over 2012-13.

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