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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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Visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is a unique experience, offering a remarkable insight into the work and outlook of one of Britain's most important twentieth century artists.
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.
The Sculpture Workshop in Wadebridge is now offering the opportunity for anyone to create a unique and highly personal sculpted head in clay.
Situated on Porthmeor Beach, Tate St Ives celebrates the modernist legacy of the town’s international artists’ colony. Embraces the best of international modern and contemporary art.
Hall for Cornwall is a thriving theatre in the heart of Truro, Cornwall with a full programme of everything from classical to rock concerts, and pantomime to touring productions from the West End.