Long Distance Love story from Cornwall

An interview by BBC Cornwall’s Debbie McCrory with Bridging Arts director Susan Roberts about a Long Distance Love story featured in our work on World War One.  Young miner Leslie Pentecost of Camborne went off to the Western Front in 1914 soon after meeting Lillie Uren. He corresponded with Lillie throughout the war, only returning […]

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Laying a wreath at Sailly-sur-la-Lys, France

A snapshot here of Dave Wilton (euphonium) of Camborne Youth Band,  in Sailly-sur-la-Lys, northern France during Camborne Youth Band’s historic visit to the World War One battlefields of France and Belgium this August. Dave Wilton, who serves in Devon and Cornwall Police at Camborne, lays a wreath on the grave of Thomas Penhorwood. Penhorwood was […]

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Our new fundraising page….

We now have a dedicated fundraising page that we’re planning to use for Crowdfunding for one-off costs. Traditionally, we’ve depended on grant funding to finance the bulk of our projects. But recently our work – particularly around the centenary of World War One – has taken off in so many unexpected directions that cannot be […]

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Postcards, letters and poppies from young Camborne students

A selection from the lovely display of postcards, letters and poppies created by pupils at St John’s Catholic Primary School, Camborne, Cornwall.  They formed part of our exhibition PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE: MUSIC AND RUGBY IN WORLD WAR ONE AND NOW, which was on display in the glass atrium from 11 October to 6 November 2018 […]

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PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE opening – photogallery

Many thanks to Aidan Botha, of Heartlands, Pool, for this wonderful selection of photographs from the opening of our exhibition PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE: MUSIC AND RUGBY IN WORLD WAR ONE, which was on display from 11 October to 6 November 2018 at Heartlands.

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