J V Thomas – Camborne

It’s two years now since the centenary of the end of World War One. But our research on uncovering local stories continues. J.V. Thomas is the latest soldier to be profiled on our our dedicated website Heart of Conflict. John Vandersluys Thomas (known as J. V.) played rugby for Camborne before the war but was […]

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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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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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Suitcase exhibition at Truro Cathedral

We marked Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 at Truro Cathedral, Cornwall by putting 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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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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