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Falmouth Arts
  Artists for many years have been drawn to Falmouth by its climate, quality of light and relaxed atmosphere making the town a creative centre. Each year Falmouth College of Arts, having built an international reputation for the quality of its teaching, draws new students to the town. In the many private galleries around Falmouth you will find the work of numerous painters for sale as well as ceramics and other locally produced craft work.

The Princess Pavilion and Gyllyngdune Gardens are situated off the seafront in Falmouth and provide a wide variety of year round entertainment. The complex consists of a theatre, a licensed bar and a cafeteria. The patio area provides a wonderful venue for free family entertainment throughout the summer. Regular events in the Pavilion include farmers markets and garden fetes, summer shows, band and choir concerts, dancing and antique and collectors fairs.

Princess Pavilion Theatre, Melvill Road, Falmouth

Tel: 01326 211222
email: princesspavilion@carrickleisure.org.uk

Located in the centre of the town the Falmouth Arts Centre provides a very broad and varied programme of excellent entertainment. Its year round programme includes great theatre from both local and national companies, an exceptional choice of both mainstream and foreign language films and music which ranges from classical recitals, through jazz to world and ethnic. Talks, lectures, and a constantly changing programme of exhibitions are staged using three galleries. The Arts Centre is also home to a busy local history group, a growing book club and a vigorous poetry group.

Falmouth Arts Centre, Church Street, Falmouth

Admin: 01326 314566 Box Office: 01326 212300
email: office@falmoutharts.org


Falmouth Art Gallery is one of the leading art galleries in the South West and its permanent collection features works by major British artists including Sir Frank Brangwyn, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Sir Alfred Munnings, Henry Scott Tuke and Dame Laura Knight. The gallery's most famous work is The Lady of Shalott by John William Waterhouse, which is known throughout the world. The gallery mounts a wide and lively variety of major temporary exhibitions featuring artists with international reputations.

Falmouth is one of the largest natural harbours in the world and its natural beauty has attracted many maritime painters. The work of one of Britain's most important, Charles Napier Hemy RA (1841-1929), is featured in the art gallery's collection.

Family-friendly and free, the gallery is open Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm and has wheelchair/pushchair access from Webber Street entrance.

Falmouth Art Gallery, Municipal Buildings,The Moor, Falmouth


Tel: 01326 313863


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