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9th April 2019 - 31st March 2020

09 APR 2019 – 31 MAR 2020 (ONGOING) 14:00 – 16:00 THE EXCHANGE Tea, Cake & Art is a creative social group for older people, particularly those living alone, who would like to meet and spend time with others. Join us for a cuppa, a chat and a little art on Tuesday afternoons in The Exchange Cafe. Free, all welcome. (FAQs on website)


June 15 - October 5

15 JUN – 05 OCT 2019 THE EXCHANGE A solo exhibition of film and photographic work by Berlin-based artist Simon Faithfull. A new film work, Re-enactment for a Future Scenario no.2: Cape Romano, was shot in the water-bound ruins of a futuristic beach house off the coast of Florida. Following two hurricanes, the remaining domes are visible above water but now 50m from the shore, highlighting the continuing shifting of boundaries. Other works present lone figures in unlikely landscapes; a…


June 22 - October 12

22 JUN – 12 OCT 2019 NEWLYN ART GALLERY The international group exhibition, curated by Simon Faithfull, presents dystopian terrains and possible landscapes to come. Taking its title from Max Ernst’s 1942 surrealist painting Europe After The Rain, the exhibition explores a future environment where things have evolved, or devolved, into a strange new state. Though out of this catastrophe, there may be optimism. While some of the works consider normal things from our everyday world (such as caravans or…


June 22 - September 28

22 JUN  — 28 SEP 2019 THE ENGINE ROOM AT THE EXCHANGE What is it like to be sixteen years old in the UK now? This is the central thread running through the national project Sixteen where some of the UK’s foremost documentary portrait photographers collaborated in opening up conversations with young people about their hopes and fears, and who or what sustains them, giving prominence to voices rarely heard. Here we highlight one of them, Michelle Sank, who focused…

Ali Corder & Elizabeth Loveday

July 16 - October 5

WAYS OF LOOKING Following their Transition 2017 project Personal Proverbs And Put-Downs, Ali Corder and Elizabeth Loveday present a project-based exhibition this summer in the Studio. Similar to their Transition week, this new work aims to be an interactive and evolving project, with paintings, textiles and objects that explores gossip, proverbs and Chinese whispers. “We will begin to explore the way we see ourselves, others and the way we portray ourselves to the world, the show will run in three parts, one informing the next.”


August 7 - August 28

WEDNESDAYS IN AUGUST, 14:00 – 16:00 THE EXCHANGE Fun and creative workshops for 7 – 13 year olds, inspired by our summer exhibitions. £6, booking via Eventbrite.


August 19 - October 12

19 AUG – 12 OCT 2019 THE PICTURE ROOM AT NEWLYN ART GALLERY Porthmeor Studio-based Jonathan Michael Ray will show a collection of new work reflecting on the impact of time and human activity on nature.


September 13 - September 15

Sample an ever-growing selection of innovative ciders in a picture-perfect location as Cornwall’s favourite cider and music festival announces its first wave of acts for 2019 including Reef, The Wurzels, Skinny Lister and Mad Dog Mcrea. Returning to the grounds of Healey’s Cyder Farm on Friday 13th – Sunday 15th September 2019, the delightful Cornish party will burst at the seams with scrumptious tipples, apple-inspired games and hand-raising performances. With the sounds of musicians from across the UK filling the…

Truro Food Festival

September 27 - September 29

A brand new food festival to be held in Truro over the weekend of 27 – 29 September 2019. The city-wide celebration of Cornish food and drink will be centred around Lemon Quay with pop-up events and activities taking place across the city. Daytime content will include chef’s demos, a local produce market, gourmet street food stalls, a local restaurant trail, workshops and live entertainment showcasing the best in local talent. The evening content will include a beer and cider…

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