Brilliant Britain - Episode 5
09 December 2013, 10:55
Holly Harwood and Dan Norris explore Cornwall from Land’s End to Polzeath, where they will be trying their hand at some surfing and visiting some inspiring Big Lottery Fund-supported projects along the way.
Azook is a not-for-profit community interest company that aims to strengthen cultural confidence and social cohesion through Sense of Place – a programme that produces learning materials to help teachers in Cornwall deliver the curriculum in a distinct and diverse way – and cornishmemory.com, the online archive of images, film and sound providing access to the Cornish community’s cultural heritage.
Cornwall Blind Association
Improving the lives of the visually impaired around Cornwall for more than 150 years, Cornwall Blind Association is the only local charity that aims to improve the lives of the visually impaired through assessment and other services that can help them become more independent in their day to day lives.
More Information: http://www.cornwallblind.org.uk
The Wave Project
This wonderful surfing charity aims to improve the emotional wellbeing of young people through surfing activities. The charity receives referrals from healthcare professionals, counsellors and youth workers for their surf therapy programmes.
More Information: http://www.waveproject.co.uk
The Sensory Trust
The Sensory Trust makes places more accessible for everyone – regardless of age, ability or social circumstances. The charity works to bring social and health benefits to as many people in the community as possible, while encouraging richer connections between people and place to strengthen communities in Cornwall.
More Information: http://www.sensorytrust.org.uk
Surf Action supports military veterans and their families using surf activities to help those affected with post-traumatic stress disorders, physical injuries and those struggling to adjust back to civilian life. The charity offers holistic support including practical, social and environmental support.
More Information: http://www.surfaction.co.uk
SPLASH Festival Falmouth
The annual SPLASH festival in Falmouth is a “creative explosion of sight and sound” and has put on a number of events including supper clubs, junior bake-offs and Q&As with everyone from Rick Stein to poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion.
More Information: http://www.falmouth.co.uk/see-and-do/splash
In the Indie Kitchen, we bring you delicious cakes and the latest tracks from up-and-coming bands with live music sessions straight from a farm house kitchen in Cornwall. The Paper Shades are a popular folk duo that have garnered rave reviews with their stunning harmonies and shimmering tunes.