Posts Tagged ‘Farming’

Memories of the Roseland

Posted on: 29th October 2013 No Comments

Over the course of this project we have collected a variety of recordings and photographs within 5 communities in Cornwall. In the Roseland we spent time with a selection of people who had lived in the area their entire lifetimes, one who was 99 years old. Here are some of the films created from these interviews- […]

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…

Dancing on the farm with Altarnun school

Posted on: 10th October 2013 No Comments

Following a farm visit and series of follow-on workshops with Gemma Kempthorne from Trefranck farm, year 5 & 6 junior children choreographed and performed this brilliant piece of dance. Despite only having a morning back on the farm to film this, the children did a great job and enjoyed watching the film in their leavers […]

Women of the land

Posted on: 7th October 2013 No Comments

This weekend was ‘Myrhes Kernow- Daughters of Cornwall,’ a conference led by the Institute of Cornish Studies and held at Penryn. There were some really interesting talks over the day, and some great stories of inspirational women. Farming is often depicted as a masculine industry, however women have played a key role in the running of […]

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 […]

Memories & celebrations at RoseHip Barn…

Posted on: 27th September 2013 No Comments

A couple of weeks ago we had some film screenings and exhibition of the work created in the St.Clether area, working with local primary schools and the Kempthorne family from Trefranck Farm. This short film contains memories of the barn, and reflections for future plans. The farm itself has been in the family since 1703, […]

A brilliant month of celebrations

Posted on: 23rd September 2013 No Comments

As ‘Tallys an Tir’ is coming towards it’s final stages we have had a great month, enjoying a series of celebratory events that brought together material collected and produced during the project for all to see. The past 2 weekends we were at RoseHip Barn on Trefranck Farm in St.Clether and then Gunwen Chapel in […]

Harvest celebrations and stories at Gunwen…

Posted on: 16th September 2013 No Comments

Not long not until our 3 day event at Gunwen Chapel. There is plenty planned and lots of exciting performances/music in the mix. See the poster for details and please share the news.

Get creative with us at RoseHip Barn, St.Clether

Posted on: 10th September 2013 No Comments

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 […]