Skateboards on display at Camborne Library, Cornwall

Hard to believe that WHATEVER IT TAKES, our competition for a Cornish skateboard design, was launched eight years ago in 2012. The skateboards are still inspiring young artists – currently on display at Camborne Library, in Cornwall. For more about the project, click here. For a web gallery of some of the original boards, click […]

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Skateboard reunion

It was great to see artist Pete Kirby last week (27 September 2020) for the first time for some years. Pete  – now lecturing at Falmouth University –  came to collect the wonderful deck he created for our skateboard design competition in 2012. For more details of Pete’s board, click here. For images from the […]

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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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Sari competition winner follows a dream

  It was a fresh and lovely drawing of a mango that started Shilpa Bilimoria’s journey towards setting up her own fashion label. Shilpa entered a competition that we ran for a British Sari design in 2007. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the contest – the British Sari Story – marked the 60th anniversary […]

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British Sari Story at Canary Wharf

Our first competition for British designs for the sari launched in 2007: the British Sari Story.   A travelling exhibition evolved. Here winning designs are on display in the lobby of Canary Wharf, London, in 2009.

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