Posts Tagged ‘exhibition’

Documenting farming families- the photographs of John Head

Posted on: 9th November 2013 No Comments

When doing community based storytelling project such as ‘Tallys an Tir’ you never know what you are going to discover or who you will meet. Early on in our collaboration with Kestle Barton in Manaccan, we were lucky enough to be introduced to John Head; a 4th generation vet whose veterinary practice ‘Head & Head’ is […]

Some archive photos of farming in Manaccan

Posted on: 19th October 2013 No Comments

Over the weekend of ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton, I was happy to meet Sandra, who’s family had farmed Rosemorder Farm in Manaccan for generations. Sandra had brought with her some amazing family photographs, which have now been scanned for archive. Here are just a few…

Crying the neck, Cornish feasts & corn dolly’s at Gunwen

Posted on: 2nd October 2013 No Comments

What a brilliant 3 days we had over our recent event at Gunwen Chapel in Luxulyan. The event kicked off with a crying the neck ceremony with the 3 local primary schools, Luxulyan, Lanivet and Lanlivery, followed by corn dolly making with Kath Strang. The same evening, another crying the neck ceremony was led by […]

Photos from ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton

Posted on: 5th September 2013 No Comments

What a great weekend we had at Kestle Barton last weekend. A HUGE thank you to everyone who has put so much work into collecting/donating material and to Kestle Barton for being so supportive and giving so much time & energy to the project. Further thanks to Helston Folk Museum for providing some of the […]

The winnowing machine arrives…

Posted on: 28th August 2013 No Comments

Today Chris Jenkin dropped over their winnowing machine for the ‘This Land’ event that will take place at Kestle Barton this weekend. The Landrivick Winnowing Machine is possibly more than 120 years old. The beautiful wooden contraption would have been used to separate grain from chaff as well as to get rid of pests from stored grain. Winnowing would […]

Exciting preparations for ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton and the Keskerdh an Kammva-dro

Posted on: 8th August 2013 No Comments

Preparation is in full flow for the final ‘Tallys an Tir’ events, and they’re shaping up to be really exciting. These celebratory events will showcase a selection of the material that local groups have been collecting, as well as having a range of exciting activities for people to take part in. Next on the calendar […]

Exhibition photographs- Children’s artwork inspired by farming stories

Posted on: 29th July 2013 No Comments

All that hard work by children, teaching staff and the ‘Tallys an Tir‘ team has been brought together and is now being exhibited in style at Heartlands (pool) this week. The lovely bright space in the visitors centre made for a great backdrop for the exhibition, and Heartlands focus on Cornwall’s heritage makes for a fitting venue. […]

Farmers Stories inspire children’s artwork- Exhibition coming up…

Posted on: 24th July 2013 No Comments

This Friday we are setting up an exhibition of some of the wonderful artwork produced through our recent work with primary schools. Glad to see some local newspapers have picked up on it- http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Farmers-stories-inspire-art-exhibition-Cornwall/story-19547174-detail/story.html http://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/10559396.Farmers_stories_inspire_Cornish_children___s_art_exhibition/ The exhibition will be up at Heartlands in the visitors centre from Saturday 27th July- Friday 9th August. We hope to […]

Artwork, processions, singing and costumes at Lafrowda Day

Posted on: 23rd July 2013 No Comments

This Saturday was the colourful Lafrowda Day in St.Just, where we had some of the projects work exhibited in St.Just School hall. On the left (above) is a beautiful light box made with year 3 children from St.Just School. This installation was inspired by a series of digital stories made with farmers from around Cornwall. After […]

It’s all happening! Exhibitions, talks and displays…

Posted on: 15th July 2013 No Comments

Summer is here and ‘Tallys an Tir‘ is all go! Over the next couple of weeks we will be at a number of events, showing some of the work we have been collecting over the project. This includes a spot at the Penzance Literary Festival where we will be at the Open Shed between 2-3pm on […]