Posts Tagged ‘oral history’

Clay Country Kemeneth book

Posted on: 9th April 2021 No Comments

We’ve absolutely loved receiving people’s memories and reflections of the Clay Country Kemeneth (community), contributed through the story-sharing packs we sent out last year, and have now finished putting together this special community book. These books have been posted out to everyone who contributed and we have been delighted to hear how well received these […]

Malcolm’s Memories on the Longships Lighthouse & Sennen

Posted on: 7th February 2021 No Comments

We sure have missed sitting down with people to record their memories, but what a delight it was to spend time listening to Malcolm’s childhood spent living on various lighthouses and his fathers stint on the Longships Lighthouse off Lands End. Combining some of this conversation with some of Malcolm’s photos we’ve put together this […]

Oral History Training with Storylines

Posted on: 12th January 2021 No Comments

Over the past year Storylines have been working with the Hypatia Trust as part of the Women of Cornish Music- Past and Present project, which is uncovering and celebrating the contributions of women to Cornwall’s musical heritage. As a team of passionate women we were delighted to be involved in a project that will rebalance […]

Film Screenings on the Roseland

Posted on: 16th October 2019 No Comments

Over the past year we have had the pleasure of working with the St.Just and St.Mawes Heritage Group on the Heritage Lottery Funded Project, ‘A Window in Time- Roseland Remembers’. Using the buildings at the heart of St.Mawes and St.Just as a starting point we have uncovered some wonderful stories about village life and the […]

Remembering Roseland- Memory Walks in St.Mawes & St.Just

Posted on: 3rd July 2019 No Comments

To build on the oral histories we had collected in St Mawes and St Just for the A Window in Time: Roseland Remembers Project, we arranged 2 days of Memory Walks where we guided local people around the historic square of St Just and the seafront parade of shops and dwellings in St Mawes. Memory Walks are […]

Capturing Oral Histories on the Roseland

Posted on: 21st December 2018 No Comments

It’s been all hands to the deck, or should we say all ears to the walls, as we launched into the ‘A Window in Time’ project in St.Mawes and St.Just on the Roseland this month. We started by delivering a very enjoyable training session to members of the St.Just and St.Mawes Heritage Group, arming them […]

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 […]

Landscapes layered with Stories- Carn Grey

Posted on: 17th May 2016 No Comments

From the top of Carn Grey Rock it is possible to see for miles and miles in all directions… when it’s not foggy that is! Last week we set out to record peoples’ memories of the landscape surrounding Carn Grey, taking small groups of people up to perch on the large granite Carn, gaze over […]

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 […]

Doing his homework, whilst travelling backwards on a tractor…

Posted on: 23rd November 2013 No Comments

Rex's Story 'From Horses to Tractors' memories of a farmer in St.Martin, Cornwall from StoryLines on Vimeo. Here is a brilliant digital story, made from a recording between Rex Hosking and artist Louise McClary, who both live and work in St.Martin. In this short story Rex share some of his memories of farming in St.Martin, […]