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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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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Migrant workers

I Packed This Myself

I Packed This Myself is a project developed by Bridging Arts with the support of the Diocese of Truro and other groups in rural Cornwall.  It aims to bring together migrant workers and local communities. Every year, seasonally, thousands of workers from overseas come to Cornwall. These workers can face hostility and resentment. In rural Cornwall, […]

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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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Camborne Youth Band group May 2018

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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