What's On?

The Archives and Cornish Studies Service runs a range of events and activities both at Cornwall Record Office and the Cornish Studies Library, as well as in venues across Cornwall.

Current and forthcoming events

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ArTchive - Amazines!

Join artist, Vicki Aimers, and snip, clip, stick and print to make your own zine with artist Vicki Aimers, inspired by our archive collections. The workshop will take place at Cornwall Record Office in Truro on Monday August 21st from 10am-4pm, with an opportunity for zine swapping at the end. Places are very limited so pre-booking and payment is required. The workshop costs £10, including materials. For more information, or to book, please 01872 323 127. View the Amazines event poster here.

ArTchive - Cartoon Masterclass

Join Dandy/Beano cartoonist, Nick Brennan, and learn all the tips and tricks required to create your own comic strip, partly inspired by stories and memories from Redruth Brewery, the archives and the Kresen Kernow building site. The workshop will take place at the Cornish Studies Library in Redruth on Thursday August 31st from 10am-4pm. Places are very limited so pre-booking and payment is required. The workshop costs £10, including materials. For more information, or to book, please call 01209 216 760. View the Cartoon Masterclass event poster here.

Kresen Kernow hard hat tours

Join us for free hard hat tours of the former Redruth Brewery site, which will be home to Kresen Kernow, Cornwall's new archive centre. Don a hard hat and high vis vest to see and hear the latest on the building and project. Tours are on Friday September 8th (10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm) and Saturday September 9th (10am, 1pm, 2pm). Pre booking is essential as spaces are limited. Call 01872 323 127 to book or for more information. You can also view the event poster here. 

Creating Kresen Kernow exhibition

Don't miss our free exhibition of artworks by local creatives inspired by the Kresen Kernow development and the amazing archives that will be held there. Friday September 8th - Friday October 6th 2017, at the Cornish Studies Library in Redruth. View the exhibition poster here. 

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