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FREE family activities take place every Wednesday between 27th July and 31st August; drop in any time between 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Wednesday 24th August
St Michael’s Mount scrap heap challenge
St Michael’s Mount was and is a popular subject for painters in Cornwall, and features in many of the paintings in the summer exhibition. Can you build a miniature version of the Mount from our scrap materials?
Wednesday 31st August
Sock sea creatures
We have many paintings of the sea in the summer exhibition but rarely can you see what’s living in the sea. Imagine some of the creatures you mind find under the waves and create one using old socks and fabrics. If you have any old socks please bring them along with you!
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Humphry Davy School and Penzance Town Council (supported by Priate FM and The Cornishman) will be holing a Civic Ceremony for Double Olympic Gold Medallist Helen Glover to celebrate her achievement in the Rio 2016 Olympics. Helen will be a-top the 'Victory Bus', leaving Newlyn Quarry at 1.30pm and continuing to the Harbour Car Park, where she will be greeted by the Town Mayor, Cllr Mike Lovegrove, and Bill Marshall, Head of Humphry Davy School. The Victory Parade will then continue up Market Jew Street to Humphry Davy School. Do come along and welcome Helen home and celebrate her achievement. Please click here for the poster and press release.