The Poly

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

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About Us

Based in an iconic listed building in the heart of Falmouth we are a thriving charity, promoting engagement in the arts, sciences and Cornish history through film, live events, exhibitions, lectures and workshops. 

We are also the proud guardians of locally, nationally and internationally significant collections of heritage archives along with many of the works of Henry Scott Tuke.

Other collections and archive

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Our History

The Cornwall Polytechnic Society (the Poly) was formed in 1833, the inspiration of Anna Maria and Caroline, the teenage daughters of Robert Were Fox of G.C. Fox & Co, a prominent Falmouth firm of shipping agents, and joint owners of the Perran Foundry.

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The Charity

We are a thriving charity, promoting engagement in the arts, sciences and Cornish history through film, live events, exhibitions, lectures and workshops with our roots in artistic and technological innovation and local industry.

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Future Plans

Here we look at what the Future hold's for the Poly.

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Touch Theatre: Precious Little by Madeleine George

This September, Touch Theatre goes on tour again, this time with a comic drama that deals with adult themes. This play...

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David Lynch: The Art Life

Step inside the mind of David Lynch. Narrated by the man himself, this documentary is a compelling and exquisitely...

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Paul Ryan

A range of works from Paul Ryan, all involving painting and screen-print on found wood. ...

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T: 01326 319461
E: info@thepoly.org

Address:

The Poly, 24 Church Street, Falmouth, TR11 3EG

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© The Poly - The Poly is the trading name of the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society Limited, a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number 03909555 and registered charity number 1081199, with its registered office at 24 Church Street, Falmouth TR11 3EG