Spotlight on suitcase art

A closer look at the paintings in our exhibition suitcase presenting items brought to the UK by workers from eastern Europe who came to pick flowers in west Cornwall.  Artist Glyn Goodwin has done an amazing job. This suitcase is currently on display at Parc Eglos Primary School in Helston, Cornwall.

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A factory suitcase

Very good to see ‘A Factory Suitcase’ by the artist Ross Tibbles once more on display. It’s pictured above at Truro Cathedral for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 and is now at Parc Eglos School in Helston, Cornwall (left). Ross created this suitcase more than ten years ago when he was a 3D design student at […]

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Suitcases on a school stage in Helston

At Parc Eglos Primary School, Helston, for the fourth day running this week – this time in the afternoon. We managed to set up a pop-up exhibition in the school hall. It’s amazing what you can do using old cardboard suitcases as plinths, easels as signs for signage and brightly coloured fabric to draw the […]

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Three days in Helston and making progress in Romanian

At Parc Eglos Primary School, Helston, Cornwall, again today (12/1/22) for the third day running to talk to students about migration and teach a few phrases of Romanian. The idea? So that the children could welcome any newcomers without English to their school. It might have seemed a bit ambitious to teach Romanian in 20 […]

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Conversation in Romanian and thoughts about packing

A second day of workshops at Parc Eglos Primary School in Helston, west Cornwall. Yesterday we worked with the early years. This morning (11 January 2022) we worked with Year 4 students, first an assembly with the full cohort of 120 then two separate classrooms where we learned a bit of Romanian with the help […]

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I PACKED THIS MYSELF – materials available

We’re just starting to roll out our I PACKED THIS MYSELF in schools and community groups. We have a brand new set of materials, including these lovely cardboard cut outs so that people can create their own suitcases to think about the journeys that they might have to make in life. Anyone might need to […]

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