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Royal Cornwall Museum

River Stree
Truro, Cornwall TR1 2SJ United Kingdom
01872 272205 http://www.royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk/

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March 2018

Creative 200

March 24 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Ages 11-16 The Cornish land and seascapes depicted in the ‘Hireth’ exhibition are the inspiration for the felting workshop. Using the colours and textures of the works on display, create your own felted textile suitable for framing and displaying. There are limited places, to avoid disappointment please book. Email: enquires@royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk or phone 01872 242780

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Lecture: Cornish Astronomy

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lecture: Cornish Astronomy Heritage/Dark Skies, Bright Stars Project March 29th Cornish Astronomy Heritage / Dark Skies: Bright Stars Project Take a journey through the numerous astronomical discoveries of Cornwall’s rich 6000-year astronomy heritage with the Mayes Creative team. Their Dark Skies: Bright Stars project, focusing on the archaeoastronomy heritage of East Cornwall, has introduced schools and community groups to The Hurlers stone circles on Bodmin Moor as well as the important work undertaken by Cornish astronomers, Richard Haydon, and John Couch Adams, who discovered…

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April 2018

Creative 200 - Sketchbook Adventures

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Make your own sketchbook and take a special trip around the museum, solving clues and doing drawing tasks along the way. £5. per child. Children under 8 must be supervised by a parent or responsible adult. There are limited places, to avoid disappointment please book. Email enquires@royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk or phone 01872 242780 There are 2 sessions 11am-12.30pm and 2pm-3.30pm

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Charles Causely Poetry Celebration

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

CHARLES CAUSLEY EVENING AT THE ROYAL CORNWALL MUSEUM FRIDAY 13th APRIL 2018: 6.30pm – 8.30pm. The Charles Causley Trust is delighted to announce an evening of Causley’s poetry in partnership with the RCM. Speakers include well-known author and patron of the trust, Patrick Gale. Causley (1917-2003) is recognised as one of the finest twentieth-century English poets. He lived most of his life in Launceston, apart from war service in the Royal Navy. He received the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in…

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Creative 200 - Bespoke Collage Journals

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Price: £7.50 Ages: 11-16 Our exciting ‘wall of artefacts’ exhibition will give you plenty of inspiration for constructing a unique sketchbook or journal, filled with interesting surface pages and completed with your own bespoke cover creation using a range of collage techniques. There are limited places, to avoid disappointment please book. Email enquires@royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk or phone 01872 242780

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Lecture: Women in Cornwall

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr Gemma Goodman , Women of Cornwall 275,000 Women Will Know the Reason Why Exploring and representing women’s culture in Cornwall. We have all heard of Trevithick, Trelawney and Q but what about Hocking, Hobhouse and Cade? This lecture explores some of the rich stories behind the women that influenced how Cornwall is understood today and how important their stories are to Cornish identity, heritage and culture. Dr Gemma Goodman £4 Members , £7 Non-Members , FREE for 14-18 yr olds…

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