Posts Tagged ‘traditions and stories of the land’

Wild Penwith- Memories of the land

Posted on: 18th January 2013 No Comments

In 2011 we helped the Cornwall Wildlife Trust to interview local farmers at a Memory Day in Pendeen. The aim of this was to capture the local farming community’s knowledge of rough land management practices and how these have changed over the years. These included memories of wildlife in the area, stories of grazing the […]

‘Tallys an Tir’ in the local media

Posted on: 12th December 2012 2 Comments

Watch and listen out for us in local press. For those that missed it here is a press clipping following the project go-ahead. We were also on BBC radio Cornwall a month ago talking about the project with Tiffany Truscott.  Happily, Tiffany is now keen to follow the project and keep radio Cornwall listeners informed […]

Caught in headlamps… getting lost on a Country road

Posted on: 9th December 2012 No Comments

From Pendeen to Bodmin Moor, this project takes us all over Cornwall. Embarrassingly getting lost on back roads has become a regular occurrence… “take 2 lefts, past the gate on you right, past 2 fields and near the steam…” sometimes perhaps that’s not all too surprising! Still, getting lost does has in advantages, who knows […]

Exploring the archives at the Royal Cornwall Museum

Posted on: 23rd October 2012 No Comments

As we discovered during ‘Family, Farming & Tradition’ there are so many amazing photographs stored within the Royal Institution of Cornwall collections at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro. Once again we are collaborating with the museum and welcoming people to explore the archives and share your memories. If you are interested in coming along […]

Cows cows cows!

Posted on: 22nd October 2012 No Comments

The last few weeks we have been enjoying visiting local Cornish farmers to carry out further interviews and collect photographs and footage to help us make a series of digital stories for our forthcoming schools work. Digital stories are essentially short films (typically under 3 minutes) that feature the voice of storyteller (in our case […]

Tallys an Tir Begins

Posted on: 18th October 2012 No Comments

Return to Kestle film

Posted on: 10th October 2012 No Comments

A wonderful film of Boaden Lyne, a retired farmer who was born and raised on a remote West Cornish farmstead, returning to the newly restored farmhouse complex, and recalling his childhood memories of growing up in a place as wild and unchanged as Kestle Barton.

We hope to capture similar lovely stories of the area in our collaboration with Kestle Barton.

A Film by Shaven Ape for Kestle Barton.

Funding Success

Posted on: 27th September 2012 2 Comments