Dir: Isao Takahata – JAPAN – 137mins (U)
Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko) revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork, decades in the making.
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter (voiced by James Caan) and his wife (voiced by Mary Steenburgen), a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady .
Dr Sandra Rothwell is the Chief Executive of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership. Initially establishing and now driving forward the Partnership to lead on private sector-led economic growth and success in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, she is responsible for the implementation of the £1bn Strategic Economic Plan for the area which includes the 2013-20 EU Programmes.
Come and spend an evening with the longest running editor of any soap opera in the world! Vanessa Whitburn was Editor of The Archers for 23 years. She retired in 2013 after a distinguished career in both radio and television drama. Headline grabbing stories during her time as Editor included Brian Aldridge’s affair with Siobhan, Ed Grundy’s fathering of Emma’s child while she was about to marry his brother Will – the press called this story ‘Who’s the Daddy?’, the imprisonment of Susan Carter for helping her brother escape from a prison van and the death of Nigel Pargetter.
This summer night is packed full of talented musicians and digital media students from Falmouth University. With performances from The Chorus Choir, Pumped Up Kids, Charlie Carter, Last Cigarettes, Chloe Dea, Tinkerbell and The Lost Boys, and many more, this is a ‘not-to-be-missed’ night! The only thing that is cheap about the evening is the ticket price.
Come and join us for a Salon dedicated to the games played between the sexes.
The evening will be hosted by a classy Scary Little Girl, and on arrival you will be offered a tangy Cocktail to get you in the mood for a feisty night ahead.
The evening will include:
songs by Kate Bush, Kirsty Maccoll and Dolly Parton played on the uke-a-lady!;
“I wear MY sort of clothes…..” Katherine Hepburn, Hollywood and the feminised suit’ a short talk by Dr Kate Strasdin, Senior lecturer in Histories & Theories of Fashion Design, Fashion & Textiles Institute, Falmouth University;
readings from authors who have entered the fray in the battle between the sexes, such as Virginia Wolf, Joanna Russ and Angela Carter;
screening of the Katherine Hepburn classic 1949 comedy Adam’s Rib.
This exhibition celebrating the life of Howard Spring has been curated by the Falmouth History Archive
Howard Spring was a bestselling author who spent much of his life in Falmouth and was chairman of the Royal Cornwall P
olytechnic Society from 1953-1962. During his time, he had a major influence on the post war development and continued success of the RCPS.
State of Play is David’s fourth exhibition at the Poly. Featuring his familiar oil paintings, from postcard size to large canvas’s of both figurative, seascapes and abstract. His work has a vibrant spontaneity and elemental freedom of brushstroke, which forcefully captures the dramatic weather conditions prevalent around the Cornish coast.
Laura Menzies and Jim Carter present a joint exhibition of painting and sculpture concerned with omens and their relationship with transformative processes.
Laura Menzies’ work operates as a personal register of marks formed from constructs of memory, emotion and indirect references to place. Her paintings suggest a world that we all encounter visually or sensationally, and are imbued with a strong sense of time, depth and ambiguity.
Now you can have a FREE cup of Tea or Coffee when you come and see any of our Matinee Film Screenings (biscuits subject to availability)!
*Offer valid with a valid cinema ticket only. One per person, per film. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.
A celebration of the stars of a golden age of cinema in an intimate evening of storytelling, performance, presentations and most importantly film.
In these salons we will celebrate the relationship between glamorous filmic art that challenged the audiences of its day ...more
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. To book a private function please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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