Posts Tagged ‘community’

Back to Bude for more Stories

Posted on: 14th January 2022 No Comments

After our initial visit to Bude when we were bowled over by the welcome we received and with the uniquely beautiful local landscape, we couldn’t wait to go back up to North Cornwall to unearth some more stories. In collaboration with the Bude Climate Partnership, we have been tasked with creating resources to help the […]

Gwelen Podcasts – The Sea from Land in Mounts Bay

Posted on: 11th January 2022 No Comments

As you move around the coastline of Mounts Bay, your view of the Mount and bay shifts. As the weather and the seasons change, it shifts even more. Some views, such as coming along the A30 through Crowlas when the Mount suddenly appears, are treasured by many… the sign of “Ah we’re home”. And some […]

Gwelen Podcasts – In, On and Under the Sea in Mounts Bay

Posted on: 11th December 2021 No Comments

For some, the sea in Mounts Bay calls to them. This pull to be in or under the sea has been felt by many and was something we wanted to explore for the ‘Perspectives of Mounts Bay- In, On and Under the Sea’ podcast. We were thrilled to hear from intrepid diver James Wheeler, who […]

Gwelan Podcasts- Exploring Mounts Bay

Posted on: 11th October 2021 No Comments

This Summer Storylines were invited to collect memories and reflections about Mounts Bay to feed a series of podcasts to accompany Gwelen, a new artwork by award winning artist Emma Smith and residents of West Penwith. Having been born in Penzance and brought up in Mounts Bay, Storylines Sarah in particular, was excited to have an opportunity […]

Our adventure in Bude begins…

Posted on: 8th July 2021 No Comments

Last Friday Storylines had the privilege of visiting Bude, a first for all of us. The visit will be the first of many as we embark on a new and exciting project with the Bude Climate Partnership to capture  memories and reflections that explore the heritage, culture and environment of the Bude area. We met […]

Clay Country Kemeneth book

Posted on: 9th April 2021 3 Comments

We’ve absolutely loved receiving people’s memories and reflections of the Clay Country Kemeneth (community), contributed through the story-sharing packs we sent out last year, and have now finished putting together this special community book. These books have been posted out to everyone who contributed and we have been delighted to hear how well received these […]

Malcolm’s Memories on the Longships Lighthouse & Sennen

Posted on: 7th February 2021 No Comments

We sure have missed sitting down with people to record their memories, but what a delight it was to spend time listening to Malcolm’s childhood spent living on various lighthouses and his fathers stint on the Longships Lighthouse off Lands End. Combining some of this conversation with some of Malcolm’s photos we’ve put together this […]

Sennen School Stop Motion film

Posted on: 27th January 2021 No Comments

We thought it would be nice to make a little film to share some of the children’s responses to the Kemeneth project packs we delivered to Sennen School in winter 2020. We’ve loved going through children’s responses and it’s been brilliant to be able to collaborate with PK Porthcurno and learn more about the local history […]

Children Consider Kindness and Communication

Posted on: 14th January 2021 No Comments

It’s not that long ago that people communicated via telegram to countries around the world via submarine cables that landed in at Porthcurno and Sennen that would revolutionise global communication. It’s staggering to think about how fast our means of communication have changed and the perfect time to reflect on this as the pandemic forces […]

Children at Sennen School reflect on lockdown

Posted on: 6th January 2021 No Comments

As we enter another lockdown, we are tucked away opening envelopes filled with children’s responses to the first lockdown. This past year has been a challenging one to say the least and it’s so important to process what we’re going through, reflect together and share our stories. Whatever our age, we are all impacted by […]