Join us this October Half term, to discover and print the untold stories of the slimy sea creatures of Porthcurno.
Last year, we were thrilled to win at the Cornwall Heritage Awards for our ‘Contribution to the Environment and Circular Economy’ through our environmental programme ‘Planet PK’.
Our STEAM activity for July celebrates National Marine Week and helps us to learn about the different zones in the Earth’s Oceans, and what creatures live deep below the surface.
Our STEAM activity for June celebrates Speak Cornish Week and Morse code. Can you work out the Cornish words from the Morse code?
It’s Kids in Museums Digital Takeover Day 2021 and our Young Curators, Citizen Curators and international research volunteers will be taking over our social media channels!
Seasonal vacancies are now available in our Front of House and Café areas. Wherever you are, you’ll join a small, friendly team and get the chance to share the remarkable story of Porthcurno with our visitors.
As the leaders of the G7 countries converge in West Cornwall for the 2021 G7 Summit, we take a look at the cable connections between the countries attending, and the significance of Cornwall as a hub of global communications.
PK Porthcurno celebrates National Volunteers Week 2021. Our volunteers have been a major part of the running of our day-to-day activities and we would not be able to do what we do without them!
Our PK Challenge to celebrate Whitsun is to create some beautiful paper birds.
New for 2021, are some specially commissioned silk flags by local artist Lucy Birbeck. Read our interview with Lucy and discover what inspires her to create large scale flags.
We are proud to support the South West Coast Path Association (SWCPA) as a Way Maker Friend and to join over 300 other Way Maker businesses and organisations helping to preserve the Coast Path.
Our STEAM activity for May is creating a sundial – a very early method of measuring time.