The Poly

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

More information 5 March
Tuesday
10:30am

The Botanical Garden in Oils

WORKSHOPS: On this course students will learn how to paint a botanical garden scene in oils. The course will feature a detailed explanation of the oil painting process. Beginner/Intermediate Level

More information 5 March
Tuesday
01:00pm

Cornish Language Taster Session

WORKSHOPS: Explore the beauty of the Cornish language in our beginner-friendly interactive taster session, learn how to introduce yourself in Cornish and some other basics.

More information 13 March
Wednesday
03:00pm

The Holdovers (15)

FILMS: A curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school remains on campus during Christmas break to babysit a handful of students with nowhere to go.

More information 23 March
Saturday
02:00pm

Swap 'til you drop! Fundraiser for the Poly

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Bring your unwanted clothes and your friends to our Women’s Clothes Swap fundraiser to support The Poly’s charitable work. Tickets available in advance or on the door! All welcome 2-5pm.

More information 30 March
Saturday
04:30pm

Kernow Kino: A Celebration of Cornish Film

FILMS: This brand new collection of ten short films by local filmmakers reflect the rich diversity of Cornwall’s language, culture, heritage and communities.

More information 3 April
Wednesday
05:30pm

Wicked Little Letters (15)

FILMS: When people in Littlehampton begin to receive letters full of hilarious profanities, rowdy Irish migrant Rose is charged with the crime. Suspecting that something is amiss, the town's women investigate.

More information 4 April
Thursday
07:30pm

National Theatre Live: Vanya (15)

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

More information 4 April
Thursday
07:45pm

Weapons That Made The World: Piratical with Henry Austwick

TALKS: What weapons made Pirates the scourge of the 7 seas? Come and find out!

More information 5 April
Friday
08:00pm

Perfect Days (PG)

FILMS: Hirayama works as a cleaner in Tokyo's public toilets and seems content with a simple life. Outside his highly structured routine, he indulges his passion for music and books. He loves trees, and takes photos of them.

More information 8 April
Monday
11:00am

Quest for the Dragon’s Egg

THEATRE: Join our Knight as he sets out on a quest to obtain the ultimate Easter Egg- The Golden Egg of a Dragon! Ages 6+

More information 18 April
Thursday
08:00pm

I Could Never Go Vegan

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 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 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 9 May
Thursday
08:00pm

Evil Does Not Exist

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.

More information 13 May
Monday
11:00am

Costumed Life Drawing: Fantasy

WORKSHOPS: In this costumed life drawing session, we will be reaching new heights as after much planning we will be welcoming a tall Ent type creature into our space giving you the chance to work at a whole different scale of shape and proportion, but watch out there might be a goblin about!

More information 15 May
Wednesday
07:30pm

National Theatre Live: Nye (12A)

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 24 May
Friday
07:30pm

Phantom Parrot with 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 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 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.

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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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More FilmsFilms // Coming up

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9 March
Saturday
7:30pm

All of Us Strangers (15)

Adam has a chance encounter with a mysterious neighbor Harry, as a relationship develops between them, Adam is drawn back to his childhood home where his parents, appear to be living, just as they were on the day they died, 30 years before.

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More ComedyComedy // Coming up

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16 March
Saturday
3:00pm

Paul Foot: Dissolve

Multi-award-winning and trail-blazing comedian, Paul Foot, is back on tour with Dissolve, his most personal, surprising and ground-breaking show ever. 16+

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More MusicMusic // Coming up

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23 March
Saturday
8:00pm

The Moth & The Mic Concerts

Join us for an evening of the best in emerging talent from the Falmouth music scene hosted by John Cartwright (Smokin’ Pilchards).

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More TheatreTheatre // Coming up

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6 March
Wednesday
7:30pm

The Deathly Shallows

Aaaaaaargh! A Pirate Panto for charity by Healthcarers. Plundered jokes, buried talents and one eyed music. Please help them. Contains Adult humour

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More ExhibitionsExhibitions // Coming up

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27 February
Tuesday
10:00am

Cathy Eastment, Maggie Cochran & Maggie Reid: TRANSIENCE

The paintings in this exhibition encapsulate the transient nature of life and our responses to it. They are a reminder to hold onto these moments that fill us with joy and wonder.

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More TalksTalks // Coming up

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8 March
Friday
10:00am

Climate Change Is Happening: What affects climate change in Cornwall?

The effect of water, methane and farming. Two days of FREE presentations on climate change in Cornwall.

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More WorkshopsWorkshops // Coming up

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3 March
Sunday
10:00am

Single Sword Workshop

En garde! Stage Combat workshop, working with single sword.

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More Community ActivitiesCommunity Activities // Coming up

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23 March
Saturday
2:00pm

Swap 'til you drop! Fundraiser for the Poly

Bring your unwanted clothes and your friends to our Women’s Clothes Swap fundraiser to support The Poly’s charitable work. Tickets available in advance or on the door! All welcome 2-5pm.

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More FamilyFamily // Coming up

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8 April
Monday
11:00am

Quest for the Dragon’s Egg

Join our Knight as he sets out on a quest to obtain the ultimate Easter Egg- The Golden Egg of a Dragon! Ages 6+

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