The Poly

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

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Our Presidents

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Prof. Mike Jenks - President

An architect and former Head of the Oxford School of Architecture; also Professor Emeritus at Oxford Brookes University and the Founder Director of the Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development. Falmouth has been his home since 2008, and he is currently Chair of the Falmouth Civic Society.

His involvement with the Poly spans six years, two of which were as a Trustee. Key issues in which he will make a positive contribution include the regeneration of the building and the future of the Society in Falmouth and its potential more widely in Cornwall.

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David Peters - Vice President

Trustee 1985 - 1998
Chairman 1988 - 1998
President 1998 - 2005
Hon. Vice President 2005

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Dr. Anthony Phillips - Vice President

Board Member
Chairman 2004 - 2008
President 2008 - 2011
Hon. Vice President 2011
Co-curator of the Tuke Collection (raised over £100,000)

Squashbox Theatre: Tales from the Trees

A terrific tangle of puppetry, storytelling, live music and comedy, with a theme that embraces natural history, folklore...

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Near-ta Theatre: Christmas. Time.

Bringing bucketloads of Christmas spirit and festive cheer is a reworked version of Near-ta Theatre’s yuletide comedy,...

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W/M: Polar Abstraction

A collection of work by artists William Dawson and Miriam Davies living in Porthleven, Cornwall, influenced by the...

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