Posts Tagged ‘thank you’

Pasties & party hats in Praze- a community celebration

Posted on: 23rd June 2016 No Comments

Our picnic may have been rained off, but spirits were high yesterday as we celebrated the end of the ‘Linking Lifetimes‘ project in Praze. The napkin bunting, made by the group of children and adults, hung proudly from the ceiling of the Praze Institute and the story canvas took pride of place in the centre […]

Thanks to FEAST and the Heritage Lottery Fund

Posted on: 3rd November 2013 No Comments

‘Tallys an Tir‘ has been an amazing project and it couldn’t have happened without the funding and support from the Heritage Lottery Fund and FEAST Cornwall. Here is a short film made about FEAST’s work-

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 […]

Photos from ‘This Land’ at Kestle Barton

Posted on: 5th September 2013 No Comments

What a great weekend we had at Kestle Barton last weekend. A HUGE thank you to everyone who has put so much work into collecting/donating material and to Kestle Barton for being so supportive and giving so much time & energy to the project. Further thanks to Helston Folk Museum for providing some of the […]

Heather’s Story- Always a pleasure…

Posted on: 11th February 2013 No Comments

Heather's Story- Childhood memories of farming in Cornwall from StoryLines on Vimeo. Here is another digital story that we have made by editing down an oral history interview and linking this with images. This is the story of Heather Rogers, a livestock farmer from near St.Ives. This story gives a taster of Heathers life on […]

So many memories at Helston Folk Museum

Posted on: 4th February 2013 2 Comments

A huge thanks to everyone who came to the Memory Day we held in collaboration with Helston Folk Museum and Kestle Barton last Saturday. The museum had selected some fascinating objects and photographs to display from their archive, inspiring some brilliant storytelling and reminiscing. We had a great turn out and, as ‘The Dark Rooms’ […]

Dialect of a Cornish farmer

Posted on: 20th January 2013 No Comments

John's Story- dialect of a Cornish Farmer from StoryLines on Vimeo. Here is the 1st of 10 digital stories which have been made as part of ‘Tallys an Tir.’ In this John talks through some dialect words that he has grown up using farming around St.Wenn. Thank you John for your time and photographs.

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! […]

Artist Louise McClary spending time on Halonoweth Farm

Posted on: 13th November 2012 No Comments

Louise McClary ( is an artist who lives and works near Manaccan. Louise attended our oral history training last week and is now armed with a recorder to go and interview a local farming family she knows. Here is a slideshow of photographs Louise has sent over with descriptions- Weighing the cows before the butcher […]

Oral History training at Kestle Barton

Posted on: 9th November 2012 No Comments

Thank you to everyone who attended the oral history training workshop at Kestle Barton this week. We had a great mix of people, all local to the area, including artists, farmers and community members. Everyone is now set to interview local farmers and people linked with the local landscape… Let the recordings begin!!