The Poly

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The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

More information 20 May
Monday
07:30pm

The Sisters Brothers

FILMS: John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix star in Jacques Audiard’s (A Prophet, Rust and Bone, Dheepan) English language debut, a subtle and darkly funny Western about the adventures of two brothers sent to kill a prospector accused of stealing from a crime boss.

More information 24 May
Friday
07:30pm

FECCLES: Almost, Maine

THEATRE: The Northern Lights are blazing above the snowy town of Almost, Maine. Under the night sky, the inhabitants of Almost are falling and out of love in magical ways. Join us in Almost for FECCLES Drama's rendition of John Cariani's famously sweet anthology play.

More information 27 May
Monday
07:30pm

The White Crow

FILMS: Dance perfection meets political defection in director Ralph Fiennes’ intoxicating account of the young life of Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War.

More information 29 May
Wednesday
03:00pm

Science Adventures

THEATRE: In their top secret lab, the science fictionaries are trying to create the Ultimate Book of Science Stories! They are searching for the fizziest, flashiest, most marvellous science adventures, using experiments to make sure only the top tales make it into the Ultimate Book!

More information 30 May
Thursday
07:30pm

Thomas Bowes // Bach Pilgrimage 2019

MUSIC: Thomas Bowes is one of the UK’s most versatile and accomplished violinists – as a soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster and artistic director. His concerto appearances in the UK, Germany and the USA have included highly praised performances of the concertos of Elgar, Britten, Szymanowski and Walton.

More information 31 May
Friday
07:30pm

Eighth Grade

FILMS: Making his feature-film debut, writer/director Bo Burnham delivers a keenly observed and achingly funny portrait of the insecurities and absurdities of being 13 in a world where one’s private experience is lived publicly online. While Eighth Grade depicts the seeming impossibility of making it through middle school alive, it also celebrates the debut of its star, Elsie Fisher, whose dynamic portrayal feels both incredibly specific and heartbreakingly universal.

More information 1 June
Saturday
07:30pm

The Little Mermaid

FILMS: We're bringing this Disney classic back to the big screen in this special screening of The Little Mermaid, a film picked by you in our Facebook poll!

More information 3 June
Monday
07:30pm

Wild Rose

FILMS: Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, Rose-Lynn (Buckley in a seriously knockout performance) is bursting with raw talent, pure cheek and a dream to escape Glasgow for life as a country singer in Nashville. Forced by her mum (Julie Walters) to face up to her responsibilities, Rose-Lynn gets a cleaning job for the posh Susannah (Sophie Okonedo), who soon becomes an unlikely champion for the wannabe star...

More information 4 June
Tuesday
12:30pm

Poly Parents: Wild Rose

FILMS: We believe that mums and dads shouldn't have to miss out on great cinema, which is why we are now offering special daytime screenings just for them on the first Tuesday of the month. Bring your under 3 for free and we'll create a friendly, half-lit and low sound atmosphere to keep them calm while you enjoy the film with a complimentary tea or coffee.

More information 7 June
Friday

Eating Animals Documentary & ‘Pea Souk’ Pop-Up Restaurant

FILMS: Come join us for a night of vegan delights & thought-provoking cinema, narrated and produced by Oscar-winning actor Natalie Portman.

More information 8 June
Saturday
07:30pm

Mid90s

FILMS: Jonah Hill makes his directorial debut with this spiky coming-of-age story set in 1990s Los Angeles about a teenage boy who finds his scene when he meets an eclectic group of skateboarders.

More information 10 June
Monday
07:30pm

What They Had

FILMS: Summoned home to wintery Chicago by her brother Nicky, Bridget (Hilary Swank) has to contend with her mother Ruth (Blythe Danner), who’s losing a fight with late-stage Alzheimer’s, and her overbearing father Burt, who has taken a deep dive into denial.

More information 13 June
Thursday
07:30pm

Fisherman's Friends

FILMS: Kicking off the 2019 Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival we've got this real-life heartwarming tale of a group of Cornish fishermen whose sea shanties took them to the top of the charts.

More information 17 June
Monday
07:30pm

Amazing Grace

FILMS: This extraordinary documentary of a truly remarkable figure in American music lets you witness Aretha Franklin as you've never seen her before. Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another, this soul shaking, transcendent film captures the energy of Aretha’s performance in a way that is nothing short of electrifying.

More information 19 June
Wednesday
07:30pm

Styx

FILMS: The Western world's indifference to the refugee crisis is put under the spotlight in this tense moral thriller about a woman on a solo sailing trip who encounters a sinking boat of refugees. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Wolfgang Fischer (work commitments permitting).

More information 21 June
Friday
08:00pm

CheChelos at The Poly

MUSIC: Chechelos is Argentina’s latest popular music revelation. An innovative approach to Argentinian Folklore presenting two cellos performing their own songs & lyrics as well as their own arrangements of folklore's classics. They have nationalized the instrument and built a bridge between traditional Peñas and theatre.

More information 22 June
Saturday
07:30pm

Jazz at The Poly: June

MUSIC: Born in Cape Town Philip Clouts has loved South African jazz from childhood. The music has influenced his playing and composition and led to his part in developing a synthesis of the funky township music and European harmonies of his new life in Dorset.

More information 24 June
Monday
07:30pm

Thunder Road

FILMS: Jim Cummings writes, directs and stars in as an emotionally unstable cop in this darkly funny mix of comedy and tragedy, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW.

More information 28 June
Friday
07:30pm

Diamantino

FILMS: Throwing fascism, colonialism and gender into a cinematic blender, Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt serve up a candyfloss farce that’s an absurdist delight.

More information 29 June
Saturday
07:30pm

Pick of the Litter

FILMS: Pick of the Litter follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. The stakes are high and not every dog can make the cut. Only the best of the best. The pick of the litter.

More information 1 July
Monday
07:30pm

Woman at War

FILMS: Halla leads a quiet, routine existence. But her upbeat exterior hides a secret double life as a committed environmental activist, waging a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry to protect the stunning highland landscape that is under threat. As she takes down drones, explodes pylons, and fires crossbows, she receives unexpected news - her dreams of becoming a mother may be fulfilled sooner than she thinks. What will come first - her eco crusade, or the future of a daughter she has yet to meet?

More information 1 July
Monday
07:30pm

Poly Parents: Woman at War

FILMS: Halla leads a quiet, routine existence. But her upbeat exterior hides a secret double life as a committed environmental activist, waging a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry to protect the stunning highland landscape that is under threat. As she takes down drones, explodes pylons, and fires crossbows, she receives unexpected news - her dreams of becoming a mother may be fulfilled sooner than she thinks. What will come first - her eco crusade, or the future of a daughter she has yet to meet?

More information 8 July
Monday
07:30pm

Sometimes Always Never

FILMS: Sharp of suit and vocabulary, Bill Nighy is winningly deadpan as Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan, whose eldest son Michael stormed out of the house after a particularly heated round of the popular board game, never to return.

More information 13 July
Saturday
07:30pm

Gigspanner Big Band

MUSIC: As a trio, Gigspanner, formed by fiddle player Peter Knight (ex-Steeleye Span), has established a reputation as one of the most genuinely ground-breaking forces on the British folk scene, inspiring Maverick magazine to write "Gigspanner are pushing at the boundaries, expanding the possibilities and in the process making some of the most beautiful music the genre has to offer". Their show sold out last year, so be sure to get your tickets early!

More information 15 July
Monday
07:30pm

Rafiki

FILMS: Romantic sparks fly between the daughters of two opposing politicians in Wanuri Kahiu’s neon-bright story of forbidden love. The first Kenyan film to screen at Cannes, Rafiki follows the story of two teenage girls, Kena and Ziki, whose friendship blossoms into romance.

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Come for a pre-show drink in our new bar, with wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. Open 30 minutes before each performance and for interval drinks.

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More FilmsFilms // Coming up

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20 May
Monday
7:30pm

The Sisters Brothers

John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix star in Jacques Audiard’s (A Prophet, Rust and Bone, Dheepan) English language debut, a subtle and darkly funny Western about the adventures of two brothers sent to kill a prospector accused of stealing from a crime boss.

More information Check times : Book
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More MusicMusic // Coming up

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30 May
Thursday
7:30pm

Thomas Bowes // Bach Pilgrimage 2019

Thomas Bowes is one of the UK’s most versatile and accomplished violinists – as a soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster and artistic director. His concerto appearances in the UK, Germany and the USA have included highly praised performances of the concertos of Elgar, Britten, Szymanowski and Walton.

More information Check times : Book
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More TheatreTheatre // Coming up

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24 May
Friday
7:30pm

FECCLES: Almost, Maine

The Northern Lights are blazing above the snowy town of Almost, Maine. Under the night sky, the inhabitants of Almost are falling and out of love in magical ways. Join us in Almost for FECCLES Drama's rendition of John Cariani's famously sweet anthology play.

More information Check times : Book
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More ExhibitionsExhibitions // Coming up

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20 May
Monday
10:00am

'Maybe' by Jo Fleming and Vicki Gillow

Maybe, a joint exhibition by Vicki Gillow and Jo Fleming. ‘Maybe, I’ll walk for a while? No idea where. Maybe here, maybe there.” “To reach a destination, sit, and truly look. My practice is defined by this ability to be in a space and the need to react with complete honesty to what I see.” Victoria Gillow

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