I Packed This Myself – suitcase exhibition

In I Packed This Myself  we worked with migrant workers and farming communities in Cornwall. We started in 2006 by working with workers from eastern Europe, working on the land in west Cornwall: at that time, many were isolated and faced discrimination. They were mostly housed in caravans on farms, due to local housing shortages. […]

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Poetry marking Hayle’s history

This poetry was written in autumn 2018 in Hayle, Cornwall, a century after the guns finally fell silent on the Western Front. Click here to download Keen writers – some experienced, some trying their hand for the first time – gathered at three workshops led by respected local author Jenny Alexander. They created poems to […]

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WHATEVER IT TAKES – web gallery

We’re just drawing up plans for our Whatever It Takes skateboards, created in 2012 as part of a competition for a Cornish skateboard design. The competition was backed by professional skateboarder Nick Jensen who believes that art and skating are closely linked.  As well as painting a board for the exhibition himself, he invited fellow […]

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A snapshot of ‘dancercise’

‘Dancercise’ is hard to say…. but the name says it all. Here are photos of a recent session at the Masbro Centre, Hammersmith, London. Dancer Simone Sistarelli is working with the Elders’ group. The idea was to teach people a few simple movements that they could practice at home daily. They could practice the movements […]

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Web gallery – PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE

PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE: MUSIC AND RUGBY IN WORLD WAR ONE AND NOW An exhibition funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, originally staged at Heartlands, Pool. Click on the images below to view.  

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French school helps rekindle a 100-year-old friendship

It was a real privilege to be in Estaires, northern France, to mark the centenary of World War One. Students at the College du Sacre-Coeur helped us to bring together the French descendants of the family that billeted a young Cornish soldier in 1914-15 with his granddaughters Alison Pooley and Carmen Saunders.  Leslie was one of […]

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