Posts Tagged ‘Penzance’

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 […]

Gwelen Podcasts – In, On and Under the Sea in Mounts Bay

Posted on: 11th December 2021 No Comments

For some, the sea in Mounts Bay calls to them. This pull to be in or under the sea has been felt by many and was something we wanted to explore for the ‘Perspectives of Mounts Bay- In, On and Under the Sea’ podcast. We were thrilled to hear from intrepid diver James Wheeler, who […]

Gwelan Podcasts- Exploring Mounts Bay

Posted on: 11th October 2021 No Comments

This Summer Storylines were invited to collect memories and reflections about Mounts Bay to feed a series of podcasts to accompany Gwelen, a new artwork by award winning artist Emma Smith and residents of West Penwith. Having been born in Penzance and brought up in Mounts Bay, Storylines Sarah in particular, was excited to have an opportunity […]

A journey around Cornwall in 1907

Posted on: 8th December 2014 No Comments

It’s always a privilege to hear peoples stories and look at family photographs. The focus of this film is a very special family album that documents Cornwall in 1907 through a 3 month long journey of 2 cousins who came from the USA to Cornwall to visit their family. In this short film, cousins Margaret […]

Stories from West-Penwith- leading on from Penzance Literary Festival

Posted on: 25th July 2013 No Comments

Last weekend we hosted a session at the Penzance Literary Festival. It was great to show some of the stories we have collected to a different audience and lovely that the audience contributed some of their own memories and stories. For those that missed it, here are a couple of stories we showed. First is […]

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 […]

Mickie as a Land Girl…

Posted on: 2nd May 2013 No Comments

Today I went to see Mickie again to show her the films that I made after interviewing her last year and making copies of her photos. Myself and Angie were treated to tea and cake, in her finest cups and saucers, and plenty more wonderful stories from Mickie- her memory is incredible. Watching the stories […]

Magic Mickie part 2- stories of sneaking food to Italian prisoners, singing in the lorry & evenings at the winter gardens

Posted on: 27th December 2012 No Comments

A Land Army girl with plenty of gumption; Mickie drove a Land Army Lorry in Penzance. As I mentioned before Mickie’s memory is incredible and her stories both engaging and endearing. Here is the second film combining Mickie’s photographs (kindly dug out of the attic for us) with her voice talking us through the images. […]

Magic Mickie on the Land Army, Place House and romance

Posted on: 18th December 2012 1 Comment

I was lucky enough to meet Mickie on a couple of occasions, visiting her at her home in Penzance. Mickie’s memory is incredible. Her stories are endearing, touching, humorous and told beautifully. Always with an “I will” attitude, Mickie has some brilliant memories to tell and I could truly listen to her talk for hours! […]