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Apprenticeships are currently being advertised at Falmouth Art Gallery and Falmouth Library. Come and join our friendly team! Falmouth Art Gallery are looking for a Customer Service Assistant. The vacancy will suit an enthusiastic, friendly individual with a strong interest in arts and culture, who is willing to learn and develop excellent customer service skills. Click the link for more details: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-691539 Falmouth Library are looking for a Customer Service Assistant. The vacancy will suit an enthusiastic, friendly individual with a strong interest in books, reading and culture, who is willing to learn and develop excellent customer service skills.

This half term Falmouth Art Gallery is running a series of free art workshops for families inspired by the new 'In Her Shoes' exhibition. Here's what's happening: Tuesday 1 June - Experimental Ink Drawing with Viv Wednesday 2 June - Shoe Sculptures with Eve Thursday 3 June - Flower Art with Jo To ensure everyone has plenty of space workshops will take place over a series of one hour timeslots from 10 am - 3 pm. If you would like to attend please book your space here: https://falmouth-art-gallery.myshopify.com/products/half-term-creative-art-workshops-for-all-the-family

Discussions around the Climate and Environment are key themes of the G7 Summit this June. We would like to give local children a voice and enable them to express their passion for nature and the environment through the medium of art and display their creations around Falmouth with the help of local artists for all to see. Although in Cornwall we are surrounded by wildlife it is sometimes difficult to feel truly connected to the natural world, we are often too busy with friends, indoors playing computer games and watching TV that we forget to take time to appreciate the wonders

Are you up for a challenge? Join the Tallest Sunflower Growing competition 2021 - open to all ages, whether you have green fingers or not. Sign up at https://lovefalmouthvolunteers.volunteermakers.org/get-involved/hour-or-two/sunflower-growing-competition/84 and receive your sunflower seedling with full growing instructions. Each week chart the growth of your flowers by measuring them and completing the growing log as you watch them flourish. You’ll be invited to join the closed Facebook group, where you can upload pictures of your plants, ask for advice and see how other people’s sunflowers are growing. The winner will be the person who has grown the tallest sunflower, after verification, by

Families are invited to take part in our Easter Art Trail during the Easter Holidays. From Tuesday 6 - Monday 19 April there will be 5x Easter themed artworks hidden in Kimberley Park. Your challenge is to find them, remember/write down what's in each picture and then go and tell the staff at Falmouth Library what you have found. All those taking part will receive a FREE Easter egg at the library. Please note that the library is open for socially distanced click and collect services from 9 am - 1 pm Mon - Fri (closed

Little Story Seekers is a story, song and movement session for very young children and their parents and carers that normally takes place at The Writer's Block in Redruth. During the lockdown they have gone online and have been filming some of their videos at Falmouth Art Gallery. Here are some lovely stories featuring our very own, Jo Lumber. https://youtu.be/psiPHDGrx_k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msGtSrMZioA If you enjoyed these videos you can find more Little Story Seekers and other stories suitable for all ages on The Writer's Block youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNFsNjc2tZsbmMALI9dCwGg

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 and celebrate the culture of women. All welcome. The festival has its own website: https://benow.falculture.org/ The full programme of events can be viewed here: https://www.canva.com/design/DAEXn86xMGc/JgyB5wMOxphRy-559b9xHw/view?utm_content=DAEXn86xMGc&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink&fbclid=IwAR1OklUbo_pUuJlVG2Skur5tHSLtTtVqjPseCeXalMAthvTONPcAAuiUlyQ#1

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 the spirit of BENOW, the challenge will begin on the 8th March - International Women’s Day- and will last for 30 days. All are welcome to participate, artists and novices alike! If you would like to take-part, please see further details below. Sara Trillo, Relics of Saints, Watercolour Monoprint, Bequeathed through the Art Fund by Maragaret Whitford,