Posts Tagged ‘CAVA’

A chance to record your stories/poems for ‘Tallys an Tir’

Posted on: 23rd May 2013 No Comments

We have decided to hold a day for audio recordings on Monday 3rd June at Tremough Campus in Penryn and are welcoming anyone with short stories/poems that they would like to record, to get in touch. There are some great storytellers and poets in Cornwall and a few people have expressed to us that they […]

“Oak, oak oak, come’on”

Posted on: 14th May 2013 No Comments

Yesterday we presented some of the work collected during ‘Tallys an Tir’ as part of the ‘Studying Memory & Place‘ event at the Cornwall Centre in Redruth. We had a good turn-out with some great storytelling. Our relationships with animals featured in most of these stories, including horses which would wait outside the pub for their […]

Reed combing in Manaccan

Posted on: 7th May 2013 No Comments

Throughout the project people have kindly donated and shared their photographs with us. Here are some images of reed combing and a short description, with thanks to local Chris Harris. If you have any memories of working with this set-up then please get in touch. Above are photos (probably late 1970’s) of the system, still […]

Gool Peran Lowen!

Posted on: 5th March 2013 No Comments

Happy St.Pirans Day! Hopefully you are eating something local and celebrating St.Pirans Day in style. No culinary plans? Why not try chef Sanjay Kumar’s Cornish recipe for chip shop battered Hogs pudding and St.Pirans special of criss-crossed Pilchards. When it comes to reminiscing about the glorious past of Cornish feeding habits it is very hard to ignore […]

Sheep shearing at Methleigh

Posted on: 28th January 2013 No Comments

All photos copyright of Sarah C Chapman Over 2010-2011 I was fortunate to photograph many different aspects of Cornish farming. Whilst spending the day scanning negatives for ‘Tallys an Tir’ I remembered these images of sheep shearing at Methleigh Farm in Porthleven that I never got around to digitizing or printing. It was amazing how […]

Cows cows cows!

Posted on: 22nd October 2012 No Comments

The last few weeks we have been enjoying visiting local Cornish farmers to carry out further interviews and collect photographs and footage to help us make a series of digital stories for our forthcoming schools work. Digital stories are essentially short films (typically under 3 minutes) that feature the voice of storyteller (in our case […]

Remembering ‘Family, Farming & Tradition’ the exhibitions

Posted on: 1st October 2012 No Comments

In 2010 we had 5 great exhibitions around Cornwall at the Royal Cornwall Museum, the Eden Project, the Exchange, Penlee House Gallery and Museum and Lesnewth Church. Thanks for everyone who came along. Here are some photographs of some of these…

Remembering ‘Family, Farming & Tradition’

Posted on: 1st October 2012 No Comments

A great year with lots of memories. Here are just a few highlights from the project… Really interesting to find out field names, often passed down through generations, they tell stories of past land usage. Here we had a large aerial photograph printed and invited farmers to come an name their fields- each number corresponds […]

Leading on from ‘Family, Farming and Tradition’

Posted on: 28th September 2012 No Comments

‘Family, Farming and Tradition’ took place over 2010 and was led by the Cornish Audio Visual Archive (CAVA) and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It as a fantastic year with lots of brilliant stories and contributions from the Cornish farming community. Once again thank you to everyone who got involved. A reminder to anyone […]