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Free Art Friday

From September the 18th, (2015), local artists and makers will be donating free art for visitors to the town, but, you have to find it! Each Friday piece’s of art of all shapes, sizes and media will be hidden around the town. A series of clues will then be posted on the Free Art Friday, […]

Penryn Town Hall, Market House & Clock Tower

Penryn’s Town Hall, Market House & Clock Tower began with the construction of the original Market House in the C16th. Well known local traveler and diarist , Peter Mundy, (1539 – 1667), described the building as a, ‘handsome market-house, elevated, about the middle of the towne.’ In 1666 a, salt house was added and in […]

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Making History Radio 4 – The Ordenalia

Will Coleman and his colleagues at, Golden Tree Productions, have spent many months researching the Plen an Gwari or ‘playing places’ of Cornwall. The main source of information comes from a book the, Ordinalia held in the Bodleian in Oxford. Many of the scripts are believed to have been written here in Penryn at Glasney College. The following BBC […]