Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
The artistic heart of West Cornwall's history

What's On
at Penlee


To see what's been happening at some of the events held at Penlee House please click here to visit our events gallery.  


Golowan - All at Sea

Get set for Golowan Festival this year with a series of FREE community workshops on Saturday afternoons in the Coach House in Penlee Park (top corner of the park, near the Penlee Car Park on Alverton Road). All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied.

Saturday 27 May: Get ready for Golwan!

Start the countdown to Golowan Festival 2017.  Create your own wacky headdress or streamer to join in on Mazey Day.  1pm - 4pm, drop in. Penlee Park Coach House

Saturday 3 June: Withy boat building

Try your hand at creating a boat from withy sticks with artist Billy Wynter.  NB: Free but limited to 15 places on a first-come, first-served basis; workshop starts at 1pm and ends at 4pm.Penlee Park Coach House

Saturday 10 June: Decorate the town with bunting for Golowan

Create some giant felt bunting to decorate Penzance for Golowan with artist Elizabeth Loveday.  1pm - 4pm, drop in. Penlee Park Coach House 

Saturday 17 June: Decorate the town with bunting for Golowan

Create some giant felt bunting to decorate Penzance for Golowan with artist Elizabeth Loveday.  1pm - 4pm, drop in. Penlee Park Coach House 


Quizzes and trails will keep the young'uns happy on their visit, as well as the colouring table in the local history gallery... also, don't miss:

Drop-in family activities in the Gallery - get arty!

Look out for drop-in family art and craft activities every Saturday afternoon from 2.30pm - 3.30pm in the exhibition galleries. Be inspired by the pictures on show in the current exhibition and have a go at making something to take home. There's a different activity every week and all materials are supplied. FREE and open to all - including grown-ups! (children must be accompanied). DOWNLOAD THE MAY/JUNE PROGRAMME HERE

Penlee House Gallery and Museum is now an accredited Learning Destination for the Children's University in Cornwall - attend any workshop and get one stamp for your Passport to Learning! Don't forget to bring your passport on the day.
 
 


Tick-Tock-Time for Little Fingers!

Free creative outreach sessions for pre-school children aged from two and a half upwards and their parents and carers, run by educator Jo Lumber. Enjoy stories, rhymes, making and doing. N.B. Not all sessions will take place at Penlee House:

For more information, please call 01736 363625 or email zburkett@penleehouse.org.uk


Friends' Lecture Programme 2016/2017

Lectures take place at 7:30pm at Penlee House (unless otherwise stated). Admission: Members £2.00, Non-members £3.00. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL: Tel. 01736 363625.

 

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