The Poly

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

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 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THEATRE: Follow Sherlock Holmes and his incomparable sidekick Dr John Watson on this riveting, hitherto unpublished case ...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 6 June
Thursday
08:00pm

Love Lies Bleeding (15)

FILMS: Gym manager Lou falls for Jackie, a bodybuilder who is passing through town en route to a competition in Las Vegas

More information 8 June
Saturday
06:30pm

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

WORKSHOPS: Discover Modern Calligraphy in this beginner-friendly workshop. Learn letter forming with a traditional dip pen and create personalized gift tags and bookmarks. All materials provided (includes a glass of Prosecco!).

More information 12 June
Wednesday
08:00pm

Drylongso (4K Restoration) (15)

FILMS: A rediscovered treasure of 1990s DIY filmmaking, Cauleen Smith’s Drylongso embeds an incisive look at racial injustice within a lovingly handmade buddy movie/murder mystery/romance.

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 11 July
Thursday
08:00pm

Being Ola

FILMS: “Being Ola” is a moving, heartwarming film that celebrates the significance of equality and belonging as a basis for daring to embrace the one you really are.

More information 24 July
Wednesday
03:30pm

Falmouth’s First Town Hall, 1725 -1866

TALKS: This is the story of one of the oldest buildings in Falmouth, the Old Town Hall in High Street.

More information 24 October
Thursday
06:00pm

Walter Langley’s Paintings of Women & Children

TALKS: This talk focuses on Walter Langley’s depictions of women and children in Newlyn, Cornwall in the late 19th century. Talk by Catherine Wallace.

More information 6 November
Wednesday
07:30pm

Soft Machine

MUSIC: Soft Machine return to The Poly to delight audiences with their unique sound with old and new musical adventures.

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.

More information 7 December
Saturday
08:00pm

Martin Harley: Acoustic Roots

MUSIC: Martin Harley has been making music and touring the world for over two decades. His sound has never been more down to earth. Exploring roots, blues and slide guitar in a style The Guardian referred to as ‘Spellbinding’.

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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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Uppe Cafe & Bar

Head to our new Bar & Cafe for light bites, cocktails and 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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22 May
Wednesday
7:30pm

Wildlife Around the Cornish Coast & Swanpool Nature Reserve

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

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More ComedyComedy // Coming up

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1 June
Saturday
7:30pm

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

Solo Perimenopause comedy show about fannies, fury, flushes, frivolity and ferociously fabulous females. Age guidence 16+

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More MusicMusic // Coming up

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31 May
Friday
7:30pm

Will Keating: Album Launch

Award winning singer song-write Will Keating launches his long awaited second album in his home town of Falmouth. With a mixture of Traditional, self penned, & Contemporary Cornish songs, this album celebrates Cornwalls rich history and heritage.

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More TheatreTheatre // Coming up

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24 May
Friday
7:30pm

National Theatre Live: Nye (15)

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.

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More ExhibitionsExhibitions // Coming up

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21 May
Tuesday
10:00am

CONCINNITY

An assortment of artistic approaches is brought together to interrogate what photography is in the 21st century.

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More TalksTalks // Coming up

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6 June
Thursday
6:00pm

A History of Witchcraft in Cornwall

Pellers, charmers & Cunning Folk – A history of Witchcraft in Cornwall. A talk by Keith Wallis exploring Cornish Witches. Recommedended age rating 16+.

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More WorkshopsWorkshops // Coming up

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30 May
Thursday
10:30am

CLAYHEM!

Clayhem! is 3hrs of model making and world building. In this workshop you will learn to make characters, props, animals and scenery using modeling clay (plasticine). Working together, we will then create a plasticine world using all our models. Ages 5 - 13

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9 August
Friday
6:30pm

Any Questions?

BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? visits a different part of the country each week with a panel of four speakers who answer questions from the audience.

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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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