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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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A perfect outing for the family where children love to run free on the lawns. Wander amidst rhododendrons and camellias; get lost in the maze, picnic on the award winning Best Picnic Spot. One of the most beautiful places in Cornwall.
Jo Downs handmade glass can be seen at her three galleries and her studio all based in Cornwall. You will surely be inspired by Joʼs beautiful art and giftware ranges.
Sterts is an open air covered amphitheatre on the edge of Bodmin moor between Liskeard and Launceston. From May – September Sterts offers a full programme of theatre, music and community events for all the family.
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
Photograph a stunning Cornish landscape or a fun ‘splash in the glass’ – enjoy learning digital photography whatever the weather. All year round, half and whole day tuition for all levels.