Camborne veterans’ World War One banner

Very many thanks to David Thomas, of Kresen Kernow (Cornwall’s archives) in Redruth, for letting me know that an historic banner, belonging to Camborne Old Contemptibles, is hanging in Camborne Church. Camborne had an active branch of the Old Contemptibles, an organisation set up across the country in the years after World War One to […]

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Our new migration map

Searching the world for work …. Our new map for schools, community groups and churches is ready to go.  The very first place that it’s on display is St Mary’s Church, Penzance. This church already had a map there encouraging visitors to mark their countries of origin with a pin. Our new map takes things […]

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Young Trustees Movement Champion

Every small charity depends on the dynamism of its Trustees and we’re lucky to have Leonora Rae on the team at Bridging Arts. Leonora, who works in Charity Business Development at EdenTree Investment Management, joined the Board last year and has brought her insights and experience of the sector to our meetings. Leonora is also […]

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Zoom workshop for a Cornish Primary School

We were thrilled to run our first Zoom workshop on journeys and migration at St John’s Catholic Primary School in Camborne, Cornwall. Our special guest, Mirabela Robatzchi originally from Romania but now living in Helston, joined us and talked about the distances (geographical, cultural and social) that she had travelled in her life. Due to […]

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Our fundraising page….

If you’re thinking of making a donation. … please pay it into our dedicated fundraising page.  It’s the easiest way for us to process the funds and claim much-needed GiftAid. 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 […]

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History of Crowan Church windows

During the COVID-19 lockdown we’ve been putting together a blog about the stained glass windows at St Crewenna’s Church, Crowan, Cornwall.  This historic building is shut at the moment so it’s a good moment to reflect on the windows. Each has a powerful story involving local people and their lives: their themes resonate today.  Some […]

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