Dancing at John Betts’ House in Hammersmith

Great to start a series of dance and exercise sessions with a pretty large group of residents at John Betts House, Hammersmith, with Italian dancer Simone Sistarelli….. This was the first session. There’ll be more in the autumn. John Betts House, run by Hammersmith United Charities, has wonderful gardens (pictured). There are more than 40 […]

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On the agenda in 2019

We’re delighted to have a National Lottery Heritage grant to finish off all the work we’ve been doing in Cornwall over the past four years. Camborne Town Council is backing our plan to re-stage the exhibition in the town to mark Remembrance Day this year. We’ll be publishing a booklet with all the history that […]

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Playing For Camborne: top Youth Band visits the Western Front

A highlight of 2018 was Camborne Youth Band’s trip to France and Belgium. The young musicians took a 100-year-old bugle back to the Western Front belonging to Fred Negus, a Cornishman who signed up in 1914.  His great great grandson is in the Band. This was part of our Heritage Lottery funded project, Heart of […]

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Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk started in west Cornwall ten years ago. It aimed to bring together migrant workers and local communities  who might otherwise might not meet or interact. We worked with the Diocese of Truro and kept a blog about the work which eventually grew into various exhibitions and workshops with schools. Let’s Talk was a simple idea. […]

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Heart of Conflict: Cornwall’s World War One

Heart of Conflict has been uncovering stories about World War One in Cornwall since 2014, the centenary of the start of the war. We’ve been liaising with local historians, volunteers and community groups to gather stories and material to showcase and display. We’ve staged exhibitions at  the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro the Cornish Studies Library […]

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