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 from Helston, joined us and talked about the distances (geographical, cultural and social) that she had travelled in her life. Due to COVID-19, only about 50 children were […]

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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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I PACKED THIS MYSELF cut-out suitcases to download at home

Bored at home in self-isolation? Our brilliant designer David Cross has re-sized our I PACKED THIS MYSELF cardboard cut-out cases to A4, so it should be possible to print one out double-sided on a home printer. If you have card, even better, but it will work on paper. Usually these cases are printed at A3 […]

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WORKSHOPS – migration and workers from overseas

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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Suitcase exhibition at Truro Cathedral

Good to mark Holocaust Memorial Day today at Truro Cathedral, Cornwall. We put parts of our suitcase exhibition on display for the first time for some years. It’s still as relevant as on the day we first started work….  The Guardian featured it a decade ago now…. click here.   This exhibition is called I PACKED THIS […]

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