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The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

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Talks // Coming up // Falmouth History Archive // Funding the Ladder: The Passmore Edwards Legacy
3 October

Falmouth History Archive // Funding the Ladder: The Passmore Edwards Legacy


An illustrated talk outlining the story of the life and good works of John Passmore Edwards, the Blackwater boy who had a lifelong ambition “to be useful”.  Find out how he used his fortune for public benefit and influenced social change with Dean Evans, author of the Holyer an Gof Award winning book, Funding the Ladder - The Passmore Edwards Legacy”.

Poly Bar | Tickets £6 / £5 (inc. £1 Poly fund)

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Falmouth History Archive Open Session

Come in and browse our archives, share information with us and find out more about the history of Falmouth. ...

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Falmouth History Archive // Local Church Histories

The history of Falmouth's churches — royal favours, reunions, scholars, scoundrels, eccentric behaviours and more. ...

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Final Portrait

An enthralling and beautifully mannered labour-of-love of a film from writer/director Stanley Tucci. Geoffrey Rush plays...

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