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Heart of Conflict: Cornwall’s World War One

Since 2014, we’ve been uncovering stories about World War One in Cornwall. The project is called Heart of Conflict. We’ve been liaising with local historians, volunteers and community groups to gather stories and material to showcase and display. We’ve worked with local groups and put on exhibitions at the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, and the […]

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Let’s Talk

We are just working on an exciting new development in our project, Let’s Talk. This started in west Cornwall about ten years ago and aimed to bring together migrant workers and local communities – who might otherwise not have much contact. We worked with the Diocese of Truro to develop this project and kept a blog […]

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Bridging Arts blog

Regular updates on our activities and projects. Click here for more and sign up on the blog for email alerts.

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Stitch

  STITCH looks at the ways fabric, pattern needlework and embroidery shape people’s lives. Working with different groups, we were together able to break down social and cultural barriers and bring very different groups of people together – people who might otherwise never meet, in fact.  We worked with Muslim women in Wandsworth and the Royal School […]

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Heroes of Hayle: poetry to mark the end of World War One

We’re delighted to have received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to take work forward in Hayle to look at World War One history there in this centenary year of the end of the war. This is part of our project, Heart of Conflict, looking at Cornwall during World War One. Heroes of Hayle: […]

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Oliver Dorman took an ad of a professional skateboarder as the starting point for his oil painting.

Whatever It Takes

Whatever It  Takes  started with a competition for a Cornish skateboard,  launched in 2012. It was developed with Nick Jensen, one of the country’s top skateboarders. A  free exhibition at Heartlands, Cornwall put prize-winners on display for two months in autumn 2012. We worked with Claire Arymar, Neighbourhood Manager for Pengegon estate and surrounding areas, and Cornwall Community Action Network […]

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