Posts Tagged ‘workshop’

Time on the farm… Art Week with South Petherwin School

Posted on: 16th May 2013 No Comments

Gemma, Ali, Kim and myself recently spent a fun filled 3 days working with South Petherwin School for their Art week. Here are a few more photographs of our time spent with the school. Day one involved a farm visit to Rosehip Barn at Trefranck Farm, where the children did some responsive movement work with […]

Fun at Rosehip Barn… The cats of Trefranck

Posted on: 19th April 2013 No Comments

This week we had a brilliant time at Rosehip Barn at Trefranck Farm, working with the children of South Petherwin school to respond to farm visits with movement and art. The children learnt about the history of the barn and the farm through this short story, told by Mrs.Tibbs chief mouse catcher on Bodmin Moor! […]

A Cornish Dialect alphabet at Lanivet school

Posted on: 26th March 2013 No Comments

Here are some more photos of the workshop we did on Cornish dialect with Lanivet primary school. Over the day we created clay models of local dialect words, making 2 alphabets that will be exhibited on special white blocks with letters on. A brilliant day, wonderful children and some great sculptures! Also a privilege to […]

Getting creative with field names…

Posted on: 18th March 2013 No Comments

One thing that always fascinates me is the names that farmers give their fields. Often passed down through generations and outlined in old deeds, these names provide incites into the past use of fields. Sometimes the history of a field is passed along with the name… sometimes it is lost, leaving mysterious names, often in […]

Some schools work so far…

Posted on: 15th March 2013 No Comments

We are now about half way through our artist led workshops in Cornish primary schools. Each workshop we have, or will, run uses local farming stories as a starting point for learning and creativity. We decided to do something different in each school, adapting to the area, stories, and schools, with some brilliant results. The first […]

We hope to see you this saturday…

Posted on: 18th October 2012 No Comments

Remembering ‘Family, Farming & Tradition’

Posted on: 1st October 2012 No Comments

A great year with lots of memories. Here are just a few highlights from the project… Really interesting to find out field names, often passed down through generations, they tell stories of past land usage. Here we had a large aerial photograph printed and invited farmers to come an name their fields- each number corresponds […]