Posts Tagged ‘Cornwall’

Exhibition and film screening at Wheal Martyn “Stories are good for your soul”

Posted on: 16th September 2016 1 Comment

After many, many months of hard work recording, editing, planning, building and layering, the evening finally arrived when we could unveil the exhibition and screen the film that honoured all the stories collected on Carn Grey rock. On Friday 9th September Wheal Martyn Museum in St Austell played host to well over 60 very excited […]

Pigeons return to Trevanion Culverhouse

Posted on: 5th August 2016 No Comments

June saw Storylines and its suitcases travelling to yet another part of Cornwall as part of the ‘Landmark Travels’ Project. This time we returned to Wadebridge to find out all about Trevanion Culverhouse, a mediaeval pigeon house. Working with children from the Elder School we explored the life and rearing of pigeons during this time […]

Pasties & party hats in Praze- a community celebration

Posted on: 23rd June 2016 No Comments

Our picnic may have been rained off, but spirits were high yesterday as we celebrated the end of the ‘Linking Lifetimes‘ project in Praze. The napkin bunting, made by the group of children and adults, hung proudly from the ceiling of the Praze Institute and the story canvas took pride of place in the centre […]

Puppet Performances at Dupath Well

Posted on: 13th May 2016 No Comments

We are pleased to announce that we have another exciting suitcase to add to our collection for the ‘Landmark Travels; Our Past in a Suitcase’ project. As well as suitcases celebrating the landmarks of Treffry Viaduct and Carn Euny, we now have one linked to Dupath Well near Callington. Mrs Rowe and her children of Warleggan […]

The White Landscape- Students explore Carn Grey

Posted on: 7th March 2016

Last month we hosted an event at Trethurgy, bringing together students from Exeter & Falmouth Universities and local community members, to share, document and connect. Current students volunteers with Storylines, Tom and Ed, have written accounts of the day, so here’s how it went…   The White Landscape: a day of rain, a day of inspiration […]

Mementoes of Place… workshops around Cornwall

Posted on: 4th March 2016 No Comments

Over the past few months we have run a series of half-day workshops that enabled peoples to explore and document personal memories of place. Since the first session in Marazion, we have travelled around Cornwall with our suitcases, spending time at Wheal Martyn Museum, The Exchange in Wadebridge and 2 Quay Street in Lostwithiel. Each […]

Visit to Wadebridge for Landmark Travels

Posted on: 24th February 2016 1 Comment

In late January, Storylines went up North! Well, North Cornwall to be precise, on the search for more stories, this time as part to the Landmark Travels Project. We certainly packed it in over the 3 days we were there, staying in Edmonton for a couple of nights to cut down on travelling. The constant […]

A big day for the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project

Posted on: 19th February 2016 No Comments

It was a big day for the Linking Lifetimes earlier this month… After a few story-exchanges between adults & children, our lovely community group was welcomed into Crowan Primary School for an afternoon of story-sharing with the children of Year 5 & 6. We began with a game in which the children had to match […]

Encountering the Clay Country: A Day of Study in Rescorla

Posted on: 4th February 2016 2 Comments

Over the past year, we have been busy running workshops, conducting oral history interviews and holding a variety of events for the ‘Landmark Travels’ project. A recent event hosted by the Institute of Cornish Studies was a Clay Study Day. A big thank you to one of our current volunteers, Tomas van den Heuvel, for this brilliant […]

Memories of school days in Praze. Linking Lifetimes continues

Posted on: 6th November 2015 No Comments

To begin our story exchange in Praze, children from Crowan school decided they would like to know more about peoples school days. The children thought very carefully about what questions they could ask (they are now seasoned story-explorers so asking good questions has become a skill!) and created prompt cards that we could use with […]