The Poly

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

What's On Calendar

Have a look at the calendar text here to see what's coming up.

The Poly Pottery

The pottery is a new addition to The Poly, based on the ground floor of the Poly annexe on New Street we have a resident potter and two kilns.

Workshops and Courses

Handbuilding Course

Wednesday evenings from 31st October - 5th December, 18.30 to 20.00, 6 sessions - £130.00

You will work through techniques such as pink pots, coil pots and slab making, as well as decoration techniques such as slip and glazing, burnishing etc. 

With demonstrations and guidance as you work from our resident potter, you'll be encouraged to work at your own pace and develop your pottery skills.

All equipment and tools provided, with additional clay available to purchase if required.

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Intermediate and advance level weekend courses will be starting in January, 2019


Firing Service

Coming in November we will be able to offer a firing service in one of our two kilns.  More information to follow.


Poly Pottery Tableware Range

Exclusive to The Poly Guild we now have a stunning range of tableware handmade in our onsite pottery.  The range is constantly being extended and updated so keep an eye out at The Guild.

WW1 // War Horse

A tale of loyalty, hope and tenacity set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World...

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The Children Act

This stately, moving drama follows Fiona (Emma Thompson - never better), a judge who is married to her work - as her own...

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Falmouth in World War 1

A chance to find out what like was like in Falmouth during the war, with photographs and artefacts from local archives....

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T: 01326 319461


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