Poldark Trail

January 5, 2017 to December 23, 2017

The Royal Cornwall Museum is home to Poldark author Winston Graham's handwritten manuscripts, The Winston Graham Historical Fiction Prize, and even Winston Graham's typewriter.


The Medicine Man - A spotlight on Richard Lander

March 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

Get Ready for adventure with explorer Richard Lander Born in 1804 with a strong ambition to travel, explorer Richard Lander, the son of an innkeeper had his first trip to Africa at the age of 19 when he visited the River Niger.

Arts and culture

Aspects of Colour

July 8, 2017 to August 5, 2017

Elsa Taylor’s inspiration derives from her home in the Cotswolds, her travels to the Umbrian hills, the dramatic beauty of the far north of Scotland and the north coast of Cornwall — it is these very different landscapes that form the bedrock of her work.

Arts and culture


July 18, 2017 to July 31, 2017

Inception is our first contemporary art exhibition exploring abstract painting, ceramics and jewellery design by artists and makers practicing locally and across the UK.

Arts and culture

Art Club - Summer School Week

July 24, 2017 to July 28, 2017

A week of inventive creativity for 12-16 year olds, at Truro College from 10am to 3pm: - Monday 24th July: Ceramics - Tuesday 25th July: Jewellery & Metalwork - Wednesday 26th July: Photography - Thursday 27th July: Drawing - Friday 28th July: 3D


Courtney Pine & Omar

July 26, 2017

Courtney Pine presents Black Notes From The Deep featuring special guest vocalist Omar. 'In a class of his own' The Times 'Courtney Pine was one hailed as the saviour of British Jazz.. he still is' The Independent


Visiting with kids this summer?

July 27, 2017 to August 31, 2017

Free activities at the Royal Cornwall Museum - (Under 16s) MESSY MONDAYS - various times between 11am & 3pm


Angels in America - Part two, Millennium Approaches

July 27, 2017

National Theatre Live Angels in America - Part two, Millennium Approaches Part 2, Perestroika America in the mid - 1980s.  In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.


Some Guys Have All The Luck

July 27, 2017

Celebrate the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart - from street busker through to international superstar.


Cathedral City Market

July 28, 2017 to July 29, 2017

The Cathedral City Market marquee is back showcasing a range of produces from arts, crafts, food, drink and gifts.