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Online Activity and Events Guide

During the current lockdown Falmouth Library is still operating a click and collect service, our Heritage Parks, Gardens and Cemeteries are open but Falmouth Art Gallery and other services are closed. There is plenty happening online and we will continue to work on adding new content below 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

  • As part of BENOW, Fal Culture's annual festival celebrating the culture of women, we are launching a 30 day art challenge called #InHerShoes. The challenge will be posted on the Falmouth Art Gallery Instagram using the hashtag #InHerShoes https://www.instagram.com/falmouthartgallery/

  • In November we opened two travel-themed exhibitions called 'There and Back' and 'Here and There' which explore journeys near and far. Unfortunately you can't see them in person at the moment so we thought we would adapt Eve's wonderful

  • We all try to capture special moments taking photos. It is a way to remember and cherish them. Framing picture is an extra act of care, and there is nothing more satisfying than creating hand-made frames. MATERIAL NEEDED (for

Things to read, watch and see

  • Jayne from Falmouth Library has recorded a lovely selection of children's poems to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 4 March. She has chosen poems from 'A World Full of Poems', 'I am the Seed that Grew the Tree'

  • Fal Culture's annual BENOW festival has gone virtual for 2021 with a month long programme of events for all to enjoy. BENOW, a Cornish adjective meaning female/feminine, is a festival of events, ideas, art, community and activism to explore

  • While museums and galleries are closed The Guardian newspaper is working in partnership with Art UK to bring the art to us with their daily Great British Art Tour articles. We were very happy that they decided to stop

What’s happening outdoors

  • Many of us are enjoying snowy scenes outside at the moment, even Cornwall has received a rare light sprinkling! When you come back inside to warm up why don't you have a go at creating some snow inspired art.

  • This year it has not been possible to hold Falmouth's Christmas Tree Festival as we usually would at Princess Pavilion and Gyllyngdune Gardens, but we were determined that this much loved event would still be celebrated, albeit in a different

  • Sedum Spectabile Common name:StonecropsGenus:SedumSpecies:SpectabileExposure:Full sunHardiness:HardySoil type:Neutral to AlkalineHeight:45cmsSpread:100cms A clump forming perennial with upright, unbranched green stems, which originates from China and Korea. It can tolerate the severest of continental climates, including exposed upland locations in the UK, withstanding temperatures as low

Challenges and Opportunities

  • As part of BENOW, Fal Culture's annual festival celebrating the culture of women, we are launching a 30 day art challenge called #InHerShoes. The challenge will be posted on the Falmouth Art Gallery Instagram using the hashtag #InHerShoes https://www.instagram.com/falmouthartgallery/

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.