Posts Tagged ‘memories’

Seeking memories of the Palais de Danse in St.Ives

Posted on: 16th April 2024 No Comments

Do you, or anyone you know, have memories of the Palais de Danse? Whether this be attending a dance, concert, cinema or as guest of Barbara Hepworth who had her second studio in the building. Or, if you can think of anything else, we’d love to hear from you.   The Palais de Danse, located opposite […]

Anna Pope recording memories of withy pot making

Withy Lore receives funding to document the withy pot craft

Posted on: 21st February 2024 No Comments

We are delighted to share the brilliant news that we have received funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, FEAST Cornwall, Cornwall Community Foundation, the St.Aubyn Foundation and the Fishmongers Company for the Withy Lore project. With thanks to this funding Storylines will be working with artist Anna Pope to capture, preserve and share stories and knowledge about the withy pot […]

Documenting Withy Pot Making

Posted on: 4th July 2023 No Comments

Over the past few months Sarah has enjoyed supporting talented jeweller Anna Pope through the Cultivator mentoring scheme. Anna wanted to learn more about how she could record, share and preserve the stories she was hearing through her project, Jewelwithy. The Jewelwithy project reflected Anna’s passion for the endangered craft of withy pot making. This […]

Mac Waters sharing memories of St.Austell

Memories of St.Austell from 4 Cornish Bards

Posted on: 7th March 2023 No Comments

Through our work we often meet people who are passionate about their heritage. This was certainly the case for our recent visit to the , where we had the pleasure of recording 4 Cornish bards. The aim of the recordings was to record memories of St.Austell, making a series of simple digital stories which could be […]

Memorial Hall Memories in St.Mabyn

Posted on: 20th December 2022 No Comments

We are always delighted to be asked to help record oral histories for community groups, and recently had the pleasure of spending time in St.Mabyn hearing about the Peace Memorial Hall. 100 years on from being built through public subscription, the building has witnessed many a community event. From gardening clubs to a doctor’s surgery, dances […]

Small boat, big story

Posted on: 29th June 2022 No Comments

What an honour it was to be invited to record the Robertson family’s memories of their survival following being shipwrecked by killer whales in the Pacific. The National Maritime Museum Cornwall are custodians of the Ednamair (the small dinghy in which the family were found) and a fascinating collection of smaller objects that were saved […]

Celebrating Grampound

Posted on: 26th June 2022 No Comments

Over the last couple of years Storylines have been supporting the Grampound with Creed Heritage Project to gather oral histories from locals and weave these together with photos from their archives to create a series of digital stories. A screening event in the village was the perfect opportunity to share these and invite the community […]

Screenings, Stories & Sharing in Bude

Posted on: 12th April 2022 No Comments

After spending the last year working on a series of toolkits with the Bude Climate Partnership, we’re delighted to use these to deliver a series of workshops over May and June 2022. The toolkits, which look enticing in their repurposed casing, will be used to help the community explore the area’s heritage, culture and environment, […]

Back to Bude for more Stories

Posted on: 14th January 2022 No Comments

After our initial visit to Bude when we were bowled over by the welcome we received and with the uniquely beautiful local landscape, we couldn’t wait to go back up to North Cornwall to unearth some more stories. In collaboration with the Bude Climate Partnership, we have been tasked with creating resources to help the […]

Gwelen Podcasts – The Sea from Land in Mounts Bay

Posted on: 11th January 2022 No Comments

As you move around the coastline of Mounts Bay, your view of the Mount and bay shifts. As the weather and the seasons change, it shifts even more. Some views, such as coming along the A30 through Crowlas when the Mount suddenly appears, are treasured by many… the sign of “Ah we’re home”. And some […]