Posts Tagged ‘creative’

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Listening to Chattering Starlings

Posted on: 5th December 2018 No Comments

There’s a local saying in the village of Four Lanes just outside Camborne that they are ‘one step nearer to heaven’. It’s not surprising when you see the view, 750 feet above sea level with glorious vistas of surrounding countryside and distant views to the coast. It’s also an area long associated with starlings who […]

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 […]

Artists capture Carn Grey

Posted on: 29th August 2016 No Comments

It’s not long now until the ‘A Landscape Layered with Stories’ Exhibition at Wheal Martyn Museum, and we are very excited to say the least! As well as prompting stories, landscapes also inspire artists, and we are happy to be including some responses from artists, many of which are students, within the exhibition. We have been fortunate to have the […]

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 […]