Posts Tagged ‘community’

Clay Country Kemeneth book

Posted on: 9th April 2021 No 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 […]

Storylines connects with PK Porthcurno and Sennen School

Posted on: 26th October 2020 No Comments

Storylines is delighted to be collaborating with PK Porthcurno to deliver an off- shoot of the Kemeneth project to children from year 2, 3 and 4 at Sennen School. Using some of the fascinating archival objects and documents from PK Porthcurno as a starting point, Storylines have been busy creating some very special packs, which […]

Kemeneth Project story-sharing packs

Posted on: 11th August 2020 No Comments

Storylines are delighted to share that we have received funding for the Kemeneth Project from FEAST and the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund. Kemeneth, which means community in Cornish, began in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, inspired by stories of communities pulling together. The project will correspond with people by […]

Kemeneth Covid Stories

Posted on: 25th May 2020 No Comments

The Kemeneth project was inspired by the stories of community and kindness we are hearing as we adapt to life with Covid-19. Here are a couple of lovely stories that people shared with us which we hope you enjoy…   A Community of Stars I met my Cornish husband online some 16 years ago… he’d been […]

Capturing Oral Histories on the Roseland

Posted on: 21st December 2018 No Comments

It’s been all hands to the deck, or should we say all ears to the walls, as we launched into the ‘A Window in Time’ project in St.Mawes and St.Just on the Roseland this month. We started by delivering a very enjoyable training session to members of the St.Just and St.Mawes Heritage Group, arming them […]

Starling Gatherings in Four Lanes

Posted on: 17th December 2018 No Comments

To honour the stories we have been collecting from the starlings of Four Lanes we wanted to involve the participants in the making of a communal artwork, which would celebrate their memories and could be shared amongst the congregations. With this in mind we arranged a series of sessions in Four Lanes Methodist Chapel and […]