The Poly

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

More information 23 April
Tuesday
11:00am

Papercut Greetings Cards

WORKSHOPS: Emma from The Paper Otter will teach her papercutting technique, then show you how to create beautiful colourful greetings cards to impress your loved ones with!

More information 26 April
Friday
03:00pm

I Could Never Go Vegan (12A)

FILMS: I could never go vegan. Five words uttered around the world by many a non-vegan, but why? On a quest for the truth, a filmmaker sets out on a journey to find out the leading arguments facing the vegan movement.

More information 27 April
Saturday
08:00pm

Beyond The Raging Sea (PG)

FILMS: The gripping account of two athletes who embark on the World’s Toughest Row— 3,000 miles across the Atlantic— takes a harrowing turn, mirroring the ordeal of displaced persons crossing dangerous seas.

More information 29 April
Monday
06:30pm

Wayward: The Price of Life with Jenny Kleeman

TALKS: A fascinating discussion with Jenny Kleeman about the people who put a price on our lives, how and why these numbers are calculated, and what this means for our humanity. Part of The Wayward Book Festival 2024.

More information 3 May
Friday
06:30pm

Wayward: Song of the Huntress with Lucy Holland

TALKS: Join us in conversation with Lucy Holland about her powerful new novel and the historical influences behind it. Part of The Wayward Book Festival 2024.

More information 4 May
Saturday
01:00pm

Wayward: Save Me From The Waves with Jessica Hepburn

TALKS: An inspirational story of physical and mental endurance which starts on the streets of London and culminates on top of the world, fuelled by song. Part of The Wayward Book Festival 2024.

More information 9 May
Thursday
08:00pm

Evil Does Not Exist (12A)

FILMS: Takumi and his daughter Hana live in a village close to Tokyo. The serenity of the place is about to be disrupted by the imminent arrival of a glamping site, which will endanger both the ecological balance of the plateau and their way of life. With Pre-recorded intro from Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi.

More information 15 May
Wednesday
07:30pm

National Theatre Live: Nye (15)

FILMS: Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS.

More information 18 May
Saturday
07:30pm

Buried Pleasure

THEATRE: A rumbunctious adventure of dance, live music and storytelling. Dancing Pirates, voice of the Sirens, and Creatures of the deep.

More information 22 May
Wednesday
07:30pm

Wildlife Around the Cornish Coast & Swanpool Nature Reserve

FILMS: Join us at The Poly for two back-to-back films about Cornish wildlife made by local filmmaker Robert Mahoney.

More information 23 May
Thursday
07:30pm

Back to Black (15)

FILMS: A celebration of the most iconic - and much missed - homegrown star of the 21st century, BACK TO BLACK tells the extraordinary tale of Amy Winehouse.

More information 24 May
Friday
07:30pm

Phantom Parrot with Zoom Q&A (12A)

FILMS: When a human rights activist, returning to the UK, has his electronic devices confiscated by border authorities, it highlights an unsettling programme of state surveillance.

More information 25 May
Saturday
07:30pm

Sherlock’s Excellent Adventure

THEATRE: Follow Sherlock Holmes and his incomparable sidekick Dr John Watson on this riveting, hitherto unpublished case ...

More information 29 May
Wednesday
07:30pm

Macbeth: Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma (12A)

FILMS: Macbeth is coming. A couple corrupted by their relentless lust for power have blood on their hands. Witness the gripping tale of greed, murder, deception, and superstition in cinemas for a limited time only. Once you cross the line, you can never turn back.

More information 1 June
Saturday
07:30pm

Peri-meno...What Now? 2.0 What We Learnt!!

THEATRE: Solo Perimenopause comedy show about fannies, fury, flushes, frivolity and ferociously fabulous females. Ages 16+

More information 5 June
Wednesday
07:30pm

Much Ado About Dying (15) with Director Q&A

FILMS: Simon's uncle David calls him with a message of doom: “I think I may be dying.” David is a total drama queen, a former actor and Shakespeare-lover. Simon's life is upended as he tries to assist his uncle in achieving a peaceful end amidst a cascade of mishaps.

More information 14 June
Friday
07:30pm

The Matrix (15)

FILMS: A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

More information 7 November
Thursday
07:30pm

Pleading Stupidity

THEATRE: The hilarious and unbelievable true story of two bumbling Aussie boys' calamitous bank robbery, and the stories left behind in their wake.

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The Poly Makers Guild

Shop inspiring works by local artists and artisans, including jewellery, ceramics, glass and prints in our makers Guild.

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Solskinn Coffee & Cocktail Haus

Head to our cosy bar for incredible food, cocktails and speciality coffee. Open during Poly daytime hours, late on Friday and Saturday evenings, and alongside Poly events.

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Falmouth History Archive

The Falmouth History Archive is led by a friendly and committed group of volunteers who have a wealth of knowledge about Falmouth and its history.

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24 April
Wednesday
7:30pm

Origin (12A)

Author Isabel Wilkerson writes her seminal book "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" while coping with personal tragedy.

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More ComedyComedy // Coming up

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17 May
Friday
7:30pm

Chippy by Henry Darke

A bawdy, brawling, Cornish comedy, served from the local Chippy.

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More MusicMusic // Coming up

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2 May
Thursday
7:30pm

Keith James – The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Keith James gives you a concert of Cohen’s amazing material in the most intimate and sensitive way imaginable, exposing the solitary inner strength of his greatest songs in their original perfect form.

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More TheatreTheatre // Coming up

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27 April
Saturday
3:00pm

National Theatre Live: Vanya (15)

Andrew Scott brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.

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More ExhibitionsExhibitions // Coming up

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16 April
Tuesday
10:00am

The Poly's Spring Open Exhibition 2024

Our annual curated art show, which will exhibit a wide range of work from a variety of disciplines in our Grade II* listed building.

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More TalksTalks // Coming up

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23 April
Tuesday
2:30pm

Falmouth in Victorian Times 1837 – 1901 with Jill Harris

An illustrated presentation of this period in Falmouth's past including many from the records found in the Poly History Archive

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More WorkshopsWorkshops // Coming up

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23 April
Tuesday
11:00am

Papercut Greetings Cards

Emma from The Paper Otter will teach her papercutting technique, then show you how to create beautiful colourful greetings cards to impress your loved ones with!

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More Community ActivitiesCommunity Activities // Coming up

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2 May
Thursday
7:30pm

Wayward: Pub Quiz

Join us for the Wayward Pub Quiz - a not-entirely-bookish quiz hosted by Above the Bookshop. Part of The Wayward Book Festival 2024.

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More FamilyFamily // Coming up

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29 May
Wednesday
11:00am

Pieces of Eight

Two pirate crews have arrived at their secret meeting place to parlay and decide to whom the treasure belongs... Not all is as it seems and swords are drawn, pistols are waved, and chaos ensures. Followed by a chance to come, and have a closer look and meet some of the pirates! 6+

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