Posts Tagged ‘Cornish’

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Schooner Stories- Schools Workshop

Posted on: 28th March 2023 1 Comment

Storylines was delighted to be welcomed back into Devoran School recently for a schools workshop exploring Cornish merchant schooners. Year 6 learnt about these vessels through a series of digital stories, doing some excellent listening and note taking. Here’s just one of the digital stories we made with the fabulous Robbie and Maureen Tatlow who had […]

Gwelan Podcasts- Myth, Language and Legend in Mounts Bay

Posted on: 28th February 2022 No Comments

As part of the Gwelan podcasts, with artist Emma Smith, we continued our exploration of Mounts Bay, this time through the lens of myth, legend and language. We start with a poem from Angie Butler, who lives in Penzance. An avid book reader, as a child, with first dibs on the books which came through […]

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 […]

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 […]

Suitcases continue their journey around Cornwall

Posted on: 15th May 2015 No Comments

We are very happy to announce that ‘Landmark Travels; Our past in a suitcase‘ will be visiting more communities and schools, thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Cornwall Heritage Trust. This project will unearth the stories, traditions and histories connected with landmarks throughout Cornwall. It follows on from a pilot project […]

A journey around Cornwall in 1907

Posted on: 8th December 2014 No Comments

It’s always a privilege to hear peoples stories and look at family photographs. The focus of this film is a very special family album that documents Cornwall in 1907 through a 3 month long journey of 2 cousins who came from the USA to Cornwall to visit their family. In this short film, cousins Margaret […]

‘Turning Seasons’ film

Posted on: 27th November 2014 No Comments

It’s always lovely when you manage to capture moments from workshops on film and something we always try and put together into a short film. So, after a series of workshops in 5 schools on the Lizard, followed by a day of creativity and celebration at Kestle Barton, here it is…

‘Turning Seasons’ on the Lizard

Posted on: 3rd October 2014 No Comments

This week we have been busy creating seasonal outfits and instruments with infant children from 5 primary schools on the lizard, in preparation for a special harvest procession that will take place at 2pm on the 24th October 2014 in the Orchard at Kestle Barton. These workshops are part of a new project ‘Turning Seasons,’ which […]

Audrey Causts’ ‘Tales of a Cornish Maid’

Posted on: 1st September 2014 No Comments

During the ‘Tallys a Tir’ project, we collected stories from around Cornwall… some were written, some recalled and some passed down through generations. For those whom had written stories, we managed to secure a slot in the professional recording studio at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus, allowing these to be read out and recorded. […]

Landmark Travels- Our Past in a Suitcase

Posted on: 6th March 2014 1 Comment

This week Ali, Kim and I begun work on a new and exciting pilot project in partnership with the Cornwall Heritage Trust. Below is a bit about this…. They may look battered and tired but three very special old suitcases will soon be travelling around schools and communities in Cornwall.  Schools are being invited to […]