Camborne Youth Band

Camborne Youth Band to travel to the Menin Gate

We are delighted to have received Heritage Lottery funding so we can work with Camborne Youth Band on plans to travel to the Menin Gate, Belgium, in August . This is part of our project, Heart of Conflict, marking the centenary of World War One in Cornwall. The Band has been invited to play at […]

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Pero Mandic

Crimson Harvest – war in the former Yugoslavia

Crimson Harvest was Bridging Arts’ first project. Staged for Refugee Week 2004 at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London, it presented the work of the Bosnian artist Pero Mandić. Mandić was well-known before the Bosnian war but lost everything in the conflict when he fled to Novi Sad in northern Serbia. His paintings of peace and war […]

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  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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Lithuanian workers near Camborne

Let’s Talk

An exciting new development in our project, Let’s Talk: postcards  in Arabic, in collaboration with the Diocese of Truro. Let’s Talk started in west Cornwall ten years ago and was aimed at bringing together migrant workers and local communities – who might otherwise might not meet or interact. We worked with the Diocese of Truro to develop this project […]

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Hayle estuary

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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