Culture &
the Arts

Along the banks of this Cornish river you'll find world class entertainment, culture and art right on your doorstep.


What's On


Fal River Autumn Festival 2017

20 — 29 October

Celebrating all that is great about the Fal River in Autumn. Walks, foraging, food, beer and more!

Falmouth University Fal River Festival 2017

26 May — 4 June

Back for it's 12th year in 2017, the festival celebrates life on and around the Fal River.

Open Studios Cornwall 2017

27 May — 4 June

2016 was the twelfth year of Open Studios Cornwall and the biggest yet – with 259 artists, craftsmen and designers opening the doors of their studios to the public for nine days.

Culture & the Arts

The Fal River is a melting pot of creative energy...

Along the banks of this Cornish river you'll find world class entertainment, culture and art.

Falmouth has a long held reputation as an artistic town and it is a reputation that it fully earns. As Falmouth University continues to move from strength to strength so does the art, music and theatre scene in Cornwall's most popular visitor destination.

Falmouth, Truro and the Roseland have a great range of art galleries as well as vibrant theatre companies who constantly push the boundaries of contemporary theatre to great critical and commercial acclaim.

There's live music on offer at Falmouth's Princess Pavilion and Truro's Hall for Cornwall and in the last year some of the UK's most dynamic artists have played these venues including Kaiser Chiefs, Noah and the Whale and Wild Beasts.

These two venues are also the stage for nights of comedy and 2012 has shows from Jack Dee, Jimmy Carr and Simon Amstel on its agenda.

The region itself is a hotbed of history and has inspired tales that have been told for centuries. Myths echo into the present and the upper reaches of the Fal River, deep in Arthurian legend while over on the Helford, Daphne du Maurier pages come alive.

What will your story be? Around the Fal River inspiration is never too far away and you'll often find it in the places you least expect to.

Veryan Galleries

A gorgeous gallery in a secret spot close to the sea.

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Kestle Barton

Gallery on the Helford River.

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Scott Woyka Furniture

Beautiful furniture crafted in Falmouth

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Miracle Theatre

One of Britain’s foremost outdoor theatre companies

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Princess Pavilion

A unique venue at the heart of Falmouth.

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The Poly

Film, live events, exhibitions, lectures and workshops.

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Falmouth Art Gallery

Award winning art gallery in Falmouth.

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Art World Gallery

Independent and family run gallery in Falmouth.

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