The Poly

24 Church St, Falmouth : 01326 319461
The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

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The Charity

We are a thriving charity, promoting engagement in the arts, sciences and Cornish history through film, live events, exhibitions, lectures and workshops with our roots in artistic and technological innovation and local industry. 

Our vision is to be Cornwall's foremost state of the art venue and community hub providing exciting, inclusive and innovative entertainment, learning and development opportunities in the arts, sciences and history. 

Our priorities are:

  1. To develop The Poly as a premier venue for entertainment, inspiration and education across the arts, sciences and local history
  2. To encourage and support artistic, creative and technological endeavour and innovation
  3. To establish a centre of excellence to showcase the Poly's collections, archives and support historical research
  4. To contribute to the economic well-being of the area

To help us achieve the goals set out in our priorities we will develop our building to create an accessible and inspiring space equipped with state of the art facilities, engage with local and visiting populations to maximise participation and footfall and collaborate with partners and community organisations.


Photo credits: © Elio Pena & Rebecca Radmore

The Poly

Winter Mountain: Cornish Album launch

Hailing from the wild and beautiful northern shores of Cornwall, UK Joe Francis AKA Winter Mountain blends melodic...

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North South Theatre: Pals

Join us on Armistice Day to commemorate those involved in World War One with this fabulous piece about the Great War,...

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I, Daniel Blake

A disabled man struggles with welfare red tape in Ken Loach's powerful, humane, award-winning drama. ...

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The Poly, 24 Church Street, Falmouth, TR11 3EG

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© The Poly - The Poly is the trading name of the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society Limited, a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number 03909555 and registered charity number 1081199, with its registered office at 24 Church Street, Falmouth TR11 3EG