Posts Tagged ‘Storylines’

Withy Lore kicks off with sharing and making

Posted on: 4th March 2024 No Comments

Following our recent funding success for the Withy Lore project, we were delighted to welcome withy pot makers from around the South -West to our first project event. Kindly hosted by the Royal Cornwall Museum, this event was focused on providing space for those interested in the withy pot craft to come together, share, learn […]

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 […]

holding withy pots

Having a go at making a withy pot

Posted on: 19th December 2023 No Comments

Over the past year we have been working with Anna Pope to shape an exciting new project which aims to explore and celebrate the withy pot craft. We’ve spent a lot of time listening to the community and have recently submitted funding applications to (hopefully!) make this project happen. After the relief of having tackled […]

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 […]

recording an oral history

Thoughts on… Oral History

Posted on: 3rd June 2023 No Comments

At the heart of our work is deep listening. We often do this through conducting oral history recordings. Recording someone’s memories and reflections is a true privilege and there is huge value in both the process and the recording itself. We have recently been conducting a lot of oral history recordings for different organisations and […]

Gwelan Podcasts in the Guardian

Posted on: 2nd January 2023 No Comments

When putting digital stories and podcasts out into the world you never know who is going to listen and what impact they might have. It was a lovely surprise to see the Gwelan podcast discussed in a recent Guardian piece on ‘8 Great UK winter walks.’ Listening to the Gwelan podcast as she walks, the […]

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Our Bude, Our Stories workshops

Posted on: 7th July 2022 No Comments

Workshops Following on from our time in Bude last summer finding out about the numerous and exciting initiatives blossoming in the town and interviewing locals, the past couple of months have seen us delivering a series of workshops here. These climate change workshops used the toolkits we created in partnership with the Bude Climate Partnership. The […]

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, […]

Bude Toolkits

Posted on: 13th March 2022 3 Comments

In collaboration with the Bude Climate Partnership, we were tasked with creating a series of toolkits to help the community explore the area’s heritage, culture and environment, and understand the impacts of climate change here. At the heart of these are stories (of course!) which act as starting points for sharing, discussion and inspiration. We’ve […]