History of Crowan Church windows

During the months of the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve been putting together a blog about the stained glass windows at St Crewenna’s Church, Crowan, Cornwall. Each has a powerful story involving local people and their lives: their themes resonate today.  Some of the people who created – and who are remembered –  in these windows are […]

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Heart of Conflict: Cornwall’s World War One

Heart of Conflict has been uncovering stories about World War One in Cornwall since 2014, the centenary of the start of the war. We’ve been liaising with local historians, volunteers and community groups to gather stories and material to showcase and display. We’ve staged exhibitions at  the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro the Cornish Studies Library […]

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Marking the genocide in Srebrenica

We were pleased to be able to participate in Holocaust Memorial Day (January 2020) at Truro Cathedral. We first started to work on the tragedy of genocide nearly 15 years ago. We held an exhibition and a series of events entitled Srebrenica Now in July 2005 to mark the 10th anniversary of the genocide in […]

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Crimson Harvest – war in the former Yugoslavia

Crimson Harvest was Bridging Arts’ first project in Refugee Week 2004 at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London. It presented the work of the Bosnian artist Pero Mandić. Mandić was well-known before the Bosnian war but lost everything in the conflict when he fled to Novi Sad, northern Serbia. His paintings of peace and war explore both […]

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Dancing at John Betts’ House in Hammersmith

Our dance and exercise sessions with residents at John Betts House, Hammersmith have just finished for the autumn (2o19)…. They were led by Italian dancer Simone Sistarelli…..  John Betts House, run by Hammersmith United Charities, has wonderful gardens (above). There are more than 40 flats where residents can live independently. Those who regularly attended the […]

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