The Poly

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

More information 17 October
Wednesday
07:30pm

WW1 // They Shall Not Grow Old

FILMS: SOLD OUT NEW DATE ANNOUNCED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND: TUESDAY 23rd OCTOBER 2018 Internationally renowned director Peter Jackson (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings) combines his personal fascination with the period and his Academy Award-winning directorial skills to bring the First World War to life in a way never seen before.

18 October
Thursday
07:00pm

Cornish Slates

FILMS: Free, non-competitive and open to all. A 90-minute programme of Cornish produced short films followed by a chance to network in the bar afterwards. An opportunity to get our heads together, celebrate Cornish film and perhaps start future collaborations.

More information 19 October
Friday
07:30pm

Kinofilm at The Poly: Women in Film

FILMS: Kinofilm Festival comes to The Poly! We're kicking off the weekend with these shorts celebrating women in film, covering the pressures of expectation and the tyranny of ageism; the pursuit of nirvana, romance gone sour, and erotic fantasies colliding with tawdry reality; dreams of escape and a better life colliding with ugly reality, in a specially-curated programme of films from women filmmakers from the UK and around the world.

More information 20 October
Saturday
11:00am

Kinofilm at The Poly: Animation

FILMS: Gather round and tune in for some tales of adventures in the clouds and under the sea; of lost turtles finding their way home, and birds learning to fly in most unusual ways. We’ve got a selection of films from nine countries around the world, chosen especially to entertain family audiences. We're sure you'll enjoy them!

More information 20 October
Saturday
02:00pm

Kinofilm at The Poly: LGBT

FILMS: There's young love and sexual experimentation, tourism and flirtation, punk rock, magic, morticians, awkward mornings after and embarrassing maternal interference in our LGBT programme.

More information 31 October
Wednesday
06:30pm

The Poly Pottery - Handbuilding course

WORKSHOPS: Taught by our Master Potter, Karl Owens, this 6 week course is ideal for beginners and the more experienced ceramicist. Learn a wide range of techniques in our very own on site Pottery.

8 November
Thursday
10:00am

Oil Painting with Sarah Wimperis

WORKSHOPS: Learn a wide range of oil painting techniques from nationally known but locally based artist Sarah Wimperis. Suitable for all - enjoy 4 fun workshops on the 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th of November.

More information 8 November
Thursday
01:00pm

Watercolours Painting with Sarah Wimperis

WORKSHOPS: Learn a wide range of watercolour painting techniques from nationally known but locally based artist Sarah Wimperis. Suitable for all - enjoy 4 fun workshops!

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From established names to the next generation

Truly local crafts including jewellery, ceramics, glass and prints at The Poly Guild.

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Relax with a pre-show drink

Come for a pre-show drink in our new bar, with wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. Open 30 minutes before each performance and for interval drinks.

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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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17 October
Wednesday
7:30pm

WW1 // They Shall Not Grow Old

SOLD OUT NEW DATE ANNOUNCED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND: TUESDAY 23rd OCTOBER 2018 Internationally renowned director Peter Jackson (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings) combines his personal fascination with the period and his Academy Award-winning directorial skills to bring the First World War to life in a way never seen before.

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More ComedyComedy // Coming up

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2 November
Friday
7:30pm

The Alasdair Beckett-King Mysteries

Alasdair Beckett-King is a legendary comedian, in that there is little historical evidence he exists. But he does exist. He was Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2017 and his debut show tackles the conundrums of impending extinction and vegan flimflam. Come and see it, please.

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More MusicMusic // Coming up

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24 October
Wednesday
7:30pm

Jazz at The Poly: The Extraordinarily Ordinary Gentlemen with Sarah Wearne-McDonagh

Classic organ trio swing mixed with straightahead jazz, and with a twist of contemporary groove. The Extraordinarily Ordinary Gentlemen with Sarah Wearne-McDonagh will be playing a mix of classic material from likes of Grant Green, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Smith, and Eddie Harris, as well as a few more recent and original tunes, these leading West Country players will kick out the jams with this first monthly Poly jazz night!

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More TheatreTheatre // Coming up

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3 November
Saturday
7:30pm

'Owdyado Theatre: Twisted Tales

Twisted Tales is a hilariously dark triple bill of riotous comedies that reveal the darkness under the domestic,the lengths people will go to for love & how to wash blood stains out of a carpet. Inspired by cult classics including The Twighlight Zone and BBC’s ‘Inside Number Nine’ expect a comic thriller of a night with not one, not two, but three short plays guaranteed to leave you on the edge of your seat. This is the hugely popular ‘Owdyado Theatre’s fifth touring show and gathers together three distinct and distinguished writing voices. Join us for an anarchic night of Twisted Tales and consider “how far would you go to get what you want?

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8 October
Monday
10:00am

Paul & Taz Jowett

Paul & Taz are both Falmouth based artists working in two different mediums Paul is a woodturner on The Register of Professional Woodturners and a member of the Made in Cornwall scheme Working with mostly locally sourced native timbers to create one off pieces. Inspiration comes from seeing the grain in the timber and using it to its best effect, also from ancient and modern ceramics. Taz graduated from Falmouth college of Art in 1996 with a BA(hons) in Illustration Since leaving college she took a great interest in all aspects of ancient art, from cave paintings to ceramics, native masks to stone carvings. With a varied selection of painting styles on paper and canvas, she uses acrylics, gouache, natural pigment emulsions and mixed media.

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More TalksTalks // Coming up

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22 October
Monday
7:30pm

An Evening with Kate Adie

Kate Adie, the author and broadcaster, well known for her long service as the BBC's Chief News Correspondent, will be in conversation with Falmouth University’s Head of Journalism Andy Chatfield. Kate Adie presents From Our Own Correspondent on BBC Radio 4 and is the author of several bestselling books. She became a familiar figure through her work as BBC Chief News Correspondent. She is considered to be among the most reliable reporters, as well as one of the first British women, sending dispatches from danger zones around the world.

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