Posts Tagged ‘Roseland’

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 […]

Discovering the past through objects and stories

Posted on: 19th December 2013 No Comments

Earlier this year we delivered a series of workshops to children from St.Mawes Primary School, using agricultural objects from Helston Folk Museum as starting points for learning and creativity. In the first session, children were given mystery objects and became archivists for the day, trying to work out the past use of the objects and […]

Some photos from ‘Tir & Mor’ in St.Mawes

Posted on: 2nd November 2013 No Comments

Following our work in the Roseland area, linked with St.Mawes and St.Just in Roseland Heritage Group, we played a selection of material collected over the project at an evening screening event. These films were then screened over the Roseland festival in St.Mawes. Thank you to all of those who helped make this happen and came […]

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- […]

Interviews on the Roseland

Posted on: 29th April 2013 No Comments

Last week we visited St.Just in Roseland to follow up our recent Memory Walk with some individual interviews with local people. Over the day we did a selection of recordings about the area and collected some brilliant old photographs to accompany these. These included an interview with a resident who is nearly an impressive 100! […]

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! […]

Funding Success

Posted on: 27th September 2012 2 Comments

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