Posts Tagged ‘Cornwall’

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 […]

Oral History Training with Storylines

Posted on: 12th January 2021 No Comments

Over the past year Storylines have been working with the Hypatia Trust as part of the Women of Cornish Music- Past and Present project, which is uncovering and celebrating the contributions of women to Cornwall’s musical heritage. As a team of passionate women we were delighted to be involved in a project that will rebalance […]

Covid Stories from all the Generations

Posted on: 7th January 2021 No Comments

Since the first lockdown in Spring 2020 we have had the joy of collaborating with the Penlee Family Project, a fabulous intergenerational community support group based in Pool. To help the project continue to engage with their community remotely, and with thanks to additional funding from the Cornwall Community Foundation, Storylines created a series of […]

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 […]

Story-Sharing Packs for all ages

Posted on: 3rd August 2020 No Comments

In these times of Covid-19 we have all had to adapt and restructure our lives. Storylines has been no different, so instead of doing face to face interviews and intimate creative workshops to gather stories we have had to explore new avenues of working. We were introduced to Terry of the fantastic Penlee Family Project […]

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 […]

Stitching Stories in Four Lanes

Posted on: 7th February 2019 No Comments

Creatively interpreting a collection of gathered stories is always an exciting part of the work we do at Storylines. It’s a way of making stories accessible to many more people, instigating new conversations and providing opportunities for contributors to have fun and explore unexpected ways of documenting their memories. Our recent workshops with the Starlings […]