Camborne MP George Eustice with Estaires Mayor Bruno Ficheux

Keeping up links with French WW1 town

A very good visit to London last week (16 October 2019) from our friends from Estaires, northern France, including the Mayor, Bruno Ficheux. We have been keeping up links between Estaires and Cornwall ever since we discovered that the 25th Field Ambulance (in which many Cornish miners from Camborne and Redruth were serving) was based […]

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Knitting poppies

It was very good to team up with Tina Williams  of Barripper, near Camborne in Cornwall, over Remembrance Day 2019. Tina had the brilliant idea of encouraging people to crochet and knit poppies to be displayed at our exhibition PLAYING FOR CAMBORNE: MUSIC AND RUGBY IN WORLD WAR ONE AND NOW at Camborne Library (10 […]

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Fred Negus – the story

In Heart of Conflict, our work on Cornwall during World War One, we’ve uncovered many previously untold stories – including that of Fred Negus, one of the men from Dolcoath tin mine, near Camborne, who went straight out to the Western Front in 1914 and joined the 25th Field Ambulance, part of the  Royal Army […]

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Bridging Arts accounts 2018-19

We operate on a shoestring but we do produce annual accounts and a report which should be of interest to supporters.  Click on the following link to read our latest annual accounts and report: Bridging Arts Annual Report 2018-19 Very many thanks to all our supporters and our local Trustees who have worked so hard […]

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Our fundraising page….

We now have a dedicated fundraising page. Please pay any donations into this page. We’ll use this page to Crowdfund for one-off costs and exceptional projects. 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 (pictured above) – […]

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Feedback from dance sessions with older people

Thanks to a grant from Localgiving’s Magic Little Grants programme, we were able to stage dance/exercise sessions for up to 30 older people at the Masbro Centre, Hammersith, London. The Centre runs a befriending service for isolated and disadvantaged older people.These sessions were led by Italian dancer Simone Sistarelli. He started with simple warm up […]

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