Posts Tagged ‘project’

Stories in Salcombe- 3 days on the Quay

Posted on: 24th October 2017 No Comments

‘Guardians of the Reef’ our Heritage Lottery Funded project gathering and sharing stories of the ever changing shellfishing industry along the coastal villages of South Devon, got underway last week. We started off in Salcombe, nationally renowned for its superb crabs, and spent 3 days in our temporary recording studio (one of the fisherman’s stores […]

‘Guardians of the Reef’ begins…

Posted on: 11th October 2017 No Comments

We are pleased to announce that thanks to a £10,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), we will be spending the next year discovering and sharing stories of shellfishing as part of the ‘Guardians of the Reef’ project. As with many industries, shellfishing has changed dramatically within living memory and it is these changes […]

Seeking Merchant Schooner Memories

Posted on: 19th September 2016 7 Comments

Storylines are excited to be embarking on a new venture and we are now on the hunt for stories of merchant topsail schooners from Cornwall and beyond. We are delighted to be delivering the project in partnership with the Rhoda Mary Project and are beginning with an informal gathering at Devoran Village Hall on Sunday 16 October, 2-5pm. We […]

Picnic in Praze- come celebrate with us!

Posted on: 15th June 2016 No Comments

Stories of celebrations were on everyone’s lips last week for the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project. Children and adults shared their memories of past celebrations before mapping out their own celebration to mark the end of this part of the project. Everyone was bursting with ideas for the event, which will be a community picnic, complete with […]

Delving into personal archives… the recordings commence!

Posted on: 22nd January 2016 No Comments

The ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project in Praze is now in full swing, and we are looking forward to bringing the community group and children from Crowan Primary School together in a couple of weeks. Of course the children have already listening to stories from the adults they will meet through recordings of school days that were […]

Memories of school days in Praze. Linking Lifetimes continues

Posted on: 6th November 2015 No Comments

To begin our story exchange in Praze, children from Crowan school decided they would like to know more about peoples school days. The children thought very carefully about what questions they could ask (they are now seasoned story-explorers so asking good questions has become a skill!) and created prompt cards that we could use with […]

How old is old?! Linking Lifetimes continues

Posted on: 6th November 2015 No Comments

When does someone become ‘old’? How about very old?! This is the question we started off with for our recent Linking Lifetimes workshop at Crowan school. Children personal responses were added on the age hoop to give us a starting point for what turned out to be a very interesting discussion about age. What words do we […]

Story Explorers on the loose- Story collection boxes pop up in Praze

Posted on: 23rd October 2015 No Comments

As the ‘Linking Lifetimes’ project continues, children from Crenver class (year 5&6) at Crowan Primary School have been exploring different ways of collecting and sharing stories. In our last workshop we wrote the following press release as a class, and delivered some very special story- collection boxes around the community… STOP PRESS! Story Explorers need you stories Children […]

Exchanging stories at Wadebridge Memory Day

Posted on: 25th September 2015 No Comments

Earlier this week we held a Memory Day in Wadebridge as part of the ‘Landmark Travels’ project. Wadebridge & District Museum had put together a wonderful display of local photographs and research, and there was a constant chatter of memories over the afternoon. Here are a few photographs… We now have a lovely long list of people […]

Storylines on show at Praze Fair Show

Posted on: 16th July 2015 No Comments

What a pleasure it was to be part of the Praze Fair Show last weekend. We met some lovely people of all ages and heard a few stories too! Our suitcase with its new legs took pride of place, and we were happily set-up next to a lady selling homemade cakes… dangerous and delicious! Thank […]