The Poly

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

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 Business Supporters

Why support The Poly?

The Poly is charity at the heart of the community - aiming to create positive partnerships with other organisations that want to contribute and encourage creativity and innovation, as well as offering enjoyable experiences and increased wellbeing. As a creative hub, one of The Poly’s core values is to nurture local artistic talent in our community, from all backgrounds and disciplines. By supporting The Poly, you can help us offer even more opportunities to local people.  

Each year, The Poly:

  • Hosts over 300 events, including theatre, comedy, music, talks and film screenings
  • Holds more than 40 art exhibitions in its Spring and Main Gallery, featuring the work of over 100 artists
  • Showcases the work of over 80 local artists/makers in its Guild Shop   
  • Attracts audiences well in excess of 11,000 people
  • Involves over 600 participants in workshops and community projects
  • Holds weekly pottery classes throughout the year and offers kiln firing, supplies and studio space for local potters
  • Attracts over 36,000 users to its beautiful Grade II* Listed building
In addition, The Poly has:
  • Re-introduced the prestigious RCPS Medal Awards, which date back to the 1800s and celebrate Cornish excellence in the Arts, Industry and Science  

By working in partnership with us, your business can:

  • Enhance its image through an association with The Poly - a charitable organisation at the heart of the arts, science and innovation in Cornwall since 1833
  • Be at the forefront of the newly reinstated RCPS Medal Awards
  • Build on ‘brand values’ through association with The Poly
  • Place your brand in front of our customers in a cost-effective manner
  • Develop direct links into the community
  • Enhance its image through association with specific projects that are at the heart of the community and represent quality, excellence and success
  • Encourage and support innovation and creativity
  • Differentiate from competitors
  • Enjoy ‘money can’t buy’ entertainment for staff, customers, and other key stakeholders
  • Enjoy creative PR opportunities to generate media interest and coverage

Business Benefits:

  • Members card
  • Your logo on our website.
  • Your logo/name in brochure
  • Your logo featured in our Supporters’ slide, shown before screenings*
  • 10% discount on the hire of the Spring Gallery, Main Gallery, Theatre/Cinema
  • Exclusive ticket deals for staff
  • Your logo on our supporters’ board in foyer
  • Thank you; on social media, in our weekly newsletter, in our Members’ Newsletter
  • A chance to vote at our AGM
  • Opportunities to share special news, where appropriate

* Some selected screenings may be excluded.

Our standard package is available for just £750 per annum!  

Bespoke sponsorship options are also available, which could involve sponsoring specific events or projects, or private hire of our theatre/cinema space. There are many ways you could be involved, so please get in touch to find out more!

For a no obligation chat about the benefits of becoming a Business Supporter, contact Michelle Doherty on


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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