Long Distance Love story from Cornwall

An interview by BBC Cornwall’s Debbie McCrory with Bridging Arts director Susan Roberts about a Long Distance Love story featured in our work on World War One.  Young miner Leslie Pentecost of Camborne went off to the Western Front in 1914 soon after meeting Lillie Uren. He corresponded with Lillie throughout the war, only returning […]

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Laying a wreath at Sailly-sur-la-Lys, France

A snapshot here of Dave Wilton (euphonium) of Camborne Youth Band,  in Sailly-sur-la-Lys, northern France during Camborne Youth Band’s historic visit to the World War One battlefields of France and Belgium this August. Dave Wilton, who serves in Devon and Cornwall Police at Camborne, lays a wreath on the grave of Thomas Penhorwood. Penhorwood was […]

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Postcards, letters and poppies from young Camborne students

A selection from the lovely display of postcards, letters and poppies created by pupils at St John’s Catholic Primary School, Camborne, Cornwall.  They formed part of our exhibition PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE: MUSIC AND RUGBY IN WORLD WAR ONE AND NOW, which was on display in the glass atrium from 11 October to 6 November 2018 […]

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Film – PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE EXHIBITION

Here’s a link to the film that accompanies our exhibition PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE: MUSIC AND RUGBY IN WORLD WAR ONE AND NOW.  Click here to view. The exhibition was open from 11 October to 6 November 2018 at Heartlands, Pool, Cornwall. Very many thanks to Mark Newman and Sandy Easterbrook for taking this footage.

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Workshops at St John’s Catholic Primary School, Camborne

Wonderful workshops today (Friday 5 October 2018) at St John’s Catholic Primary School, Camborne.  Younger children created poppies and the older classes learned more about World War One and started to write letters and postcards to men (and women) who went off to war.  All classes were so full of enthusiasm and interest.   Click on […]

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