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Online Activity and Events Guide

Falmouth Art Gallery and Falmouth Library are now open but services are limited as we adjust to new safe ways of working. Other services remain closed. We will continue to work on adding new content below each week for all ages to enjoy. Please sign up to receive our newsletter about what’s happening. Scroll down to the activities.

Falculture is: Falmouth Art Gallery Falmouth Library Heritage Parks, Gardens and Cemeteries Dracaena Centre Events Falmouth Town Council

Activities and things to make

  • Join artist Sam Bradbury for weekly online art workshops. A different activity each week inspired by the 'Silly Squad' Summer Reading Challenge. Have a go at home using the videos below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdQ5IWS7ZGI https://youtu.be/gXkRk4IaPwY

  • Created especially for our early years audience and their grown ups, 'Little Fingers' is a mix of creative learning and fun activities.

  • The word "Origami" is a combination of the Japanese word "ori" (to fold) and "gami" (paper) and it is the art of folding paper to create beautiful creature and geometrical shapes. They are an important part of the Japanese culture

Things to read, watch and see

  • The 15 - 21 June 2020 is Refugee Week, a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. Through a programme of arts, cultural and educational events alongside media and creative campaigns, Refugee Week brings about positive encounters between communities,

  • Falmouth Library is one of only 5 in the country that has been nominated to be a partner in the Living Libraries project run by Roehampton University. The aim of the project is to create an oral history archive

  • The Story Republic, featuring our very own Jo Lumber, would normally be out and about sharing stories, poems and songs at Cornish festivals and events. Alas, this isn't possible at the moment so instead they will be sharing four

What’s happening outdoors

  • Agapanthus are summer-flowering plants, grown for their showy flowers which are commonly in shades of blue and purple, but also white and pink. They thrive in any well-drained, sunny position in the garden, as well as in containers and can

  • Echium pininana Common name:     Pride of Tenerife Family:  Boraginaceae Genus:   Echium Exposure:  Full sun Hardiness:  Half hardy Soil type:  Well drained/ light Height: 400cms Spread:  90cms Echium pininana is a stunning plant for any sheltered border providing a tropical touch to the summer. It is commonly found on the Canary

  • Missing the Cornish countryside? Follow the new Instagram account from our Falmouth Cultural Services colleague, Jacqui Owen. Through her posts, she explores the beautiful nature that Cornwall has to offer. Please find her delightful Cornish discoveries @cornishcountrytreasure on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_FOO5mnAGf/

Challenges and Opportunities

  • Love Falmouth volunteers are helping to shape Falmouth's cultural hub and make it the heart of the community. The Love Falmouth volunteer Team includes: Falmouth Library, Art Gallery, Town events and festivals, Heritage Parks, Gardens and Open Spaces and Youth Services. If you have a love of Falmouth and its culture there

Falmouth Cultural Services are..

Falmouth Art Gallery

The award-winning Falmouth Art Gallery is family friendly and free. The gallery has a vibrant and ambitious exhibitions program. Featuring work from the gallery collection alongside loans from artists, museum collections, and private lenders. The three exhibition rooms change often. There is always something new and exciting to enjoy. We offer free workshops and events.

Heritage parks and gardens

Falmouth has a long and rich multicultural heritage. There are four public gardens within easy walking distance of each other within the town.

  • Gyllyngdune gardens
  • Queen Mary gardens
  • Fox Rosehill gardens
  • Kimberley park

Falmouth is also home to a variety of interesting cemeteries.

Falmouth Library

You can use the library for borrowing books and DVDs. There is a suite of on-site computers available. The Library offers a range of activities for adults and children. There is a specialised maritime collection.

Dracaena Centre

The Dracaena Centre is a community hub with a regular programme of activities for all ages. Falmouth Cultural Services works in partnership with the Dracaena Centre to provide its youth services.