Links

Here are details of some web­sites that we think you may like.

Art and artists

Freya Laughton is a ver­sat­ile artist whose work we love.

Vivi­en Prideaux is a tex­tile artist with a par­tic­u­lar love of indigo and oth­er nat­ur­al dyes.

Deborah Pross­er makes raw-fired earth­en­ware and col­our­ful glazed domest­ic ware.

Aman­da Richard­son is a paint­er and tex­tile artist. Her work reflects a par­tic­u­lar fas­cin­a­tion with plants as they grow, both in gar­dens and their nat­ive envir­on­ment, and with rock shaped by wind and water.

Jack Trow­bridge cre­ates let­ter­ing in stone, slate, wood, cop­per and bronze, and jew­ellery in sil­ver and gold.

art­corn­wall is an online journ­al for art, artists and gal­ler­ies com­piled and edited in Corn­wall.

Art schools

Newlyn School of Art provides inspir­ing courses in paint­ing, draw­ing, stone carving and print­mak­ing, taught by many of the best known artists work­ing in Corn­wall today.

At the St Ives School of Paint­ing, you can study in the his­tor­ic Porth­me­or stu­di­os.

Book conservation

PZ Con­ser­va­tion provides train­ing oppor­tun­it­ies for con­ser­vat­or-restor­ers and arch­iv­ists and raises aware­ness of the role of con­ser­va­tion-res­tor­a­tion in the pre­ser­va­tion of cul­tur­al her­it­age.

Food

Try Liz Woods’ Feasts and Fest­ivals blog for a year and more of fest­ivals old and new, and the foods and words asso­ci­ated with them.

For the loaf of your life, look no fur­ther than Hope’s Bread, and for farm pro­duce, Chyvar­loe Farm.

Farm­ers’ mar­kets are great places for a chat, as well as for excel­lent loc­al pro­duce. Mar­kets are held in west Corn­wall at Pen­deen, Pen­zance, Hel­ston, Sennen and St Ives, among oth­er places.

Find out about some of the finest food pro­du­cers and online sup­pli­ers in Corn­wall at Food from Corn­wall.

Galleries

Pen­zance is home to Pen­lee House Gal­lery & Museum – the only Cornish pub­lic gal­lery spe­cial­iz­ing in the Newlyn School.

Of the many gal­ler­ies in St Ives, the old­est is the New Crafts­man.

On the edge of the Pen­with moors, in the far west of Corn­wall, is the Yew Tree Gal­lery.

Garden

Tre­men­heere Sculp­ture Gar­dens, near Pen­zance, opened in 2012. A beau­ti­ful sheltered val­ley offers woods, a stream, and dra­mat­ic vis­tas – the per­fect set­ting for large-scale exot­ic and sub-trop­ic­al plant­ing and art install­a­tions.

Library

The Mor­rab Lib­rary is a large, inde­pend­ent lib­rary in Pen­zance, foun­ded in 1818. In addi­tion to more than 40,000 volumes, it has 3,000 Napo­leon­ic mem­or­ab­il­ia, and an extens­ive pho­to­graph­ic col­lec­tion relat­ing to West Corn­wall.

Photographers

For pho­to­graphs of Corn­wall and bey­ond see cris­tofa pho­to­graphs.

For pho­to­graphy, video and more… see Kim Laughton. His latest book is Shang­hai Right Now.

Walking

The South West Coast Path Asso­ci­ation aims to help walk­ers to get the best out of the Path.

 

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