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A guide to arts and culture in Cornwall with ideas to suit all ages, interests and budgets. Browse listings covering outstanding local workshops to world famous galleries, local theatre and film to the best live music venues.
Cornwall has been a natural home to inspiration, art and ideas since the early 19th century. So much so that, apart from London, you'll find nowhere in the whole country that's host to more working artists than Cornwall. Whilst the Tate St. Ives, the Barbara Hepworth Museum, The Minack Theatre and the Eden Project enjoy the beam of the international spotlight, outstanding local galleries and artists' workshops are everywhere, showcasing Cornwall's vibrant art scene.
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Miracle Theatre Company tours productions of classic works and new writing; funny, highly visual and intensely dramatic. It is one of Britain’s foremost outdoor theatre companies with a reputation for entertaining, intelligent, very funny and often startlingly original theatre that builds instant rapport with audience
Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, Eden is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes that nestle in a crater the size of 30 football pitches.
A huge gallery regularly used as a project space in which artists and curators test new ideas, The Exchange enables audiences to see work on a scale never before accessible in the region.
Using the natural world of woods and sea we have adventures, learn how the earth works, how to use tools, make fires, build dens, explore rockpools and the underwater world and have fun.
The Guild of Ten is an independent gallery selling contemporary crafts by leading Cornish makers. Just behind Truro Cathedral, the Guild shows jewellery, textiles, wood, glass, ceramics and cards.