CYB at Camborne Rugby

We’re in search of an experienced photographer…

We’re in search of an experienced photographer to work with us on our fantastic new project with Camborne Youth Band. This year – the 100th anniversary of World War One – Camborne Youth Band is travelling out to France and the Menin Gate in the footsteps of Cornishmen who went out there a century ago. We’re staging […]

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Sequins, decoupage and PVA glue

A great workshop today (Tuesday 22 May 2018) with the Elders’ Group at the Masbro Centre, Hammermith, London. This followed on from our visit to the Wallace Collection last month when we created boxes from gold cardboard. This time, led by Bridging Arts volunteer Katrina Williams, the group created decoupage wooden boxes.  The results were […]

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Chester Trelease – a global traveller

Chester Trelease travelled many thousands of miles in his short life: Chester’s story is one of those featured in our World War One project, Heart of Conflict. He was born in Michigan in 1889 where his father was working as a miner. By the age of eight he had returned with his family to Cornwall […]

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Walk and Talk on National Explosives Factory, Hayle

First up in our events around Hayle’s World War One heritage – a talk and walk by local historian Peter Channon exploring the National Explosives Factory, Hayle.  Both are free and open to all. Please do come along. The factory was one of the most important in the country during World War One. Before the conflict, it […]

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Air cadets and poetry

Had a really good meeting with Hayle Air Cadets last Friday (11 May 2018) as part of our World War One project Heart of Conflict – what a great group of young people. We talked about World War One in general – and then looked at the story of Frank Johns, a carpenter from St […]

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CYB at Camborne Rugby

History coming alive at Camborne RFC

Fantastic today (Saturday 12 May) to see Camborne RFC president Terry Williams present a rugby ball signed by Cornwall and Devon teams to Camborne Youth Band. The Band will take it back to the Western Front 100 years after three historic matches were played there between Cornwall and Devon teams after Camborne Rugby Club sent […]

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