Friday 21st | School’s Festival Day

Please be aware that on Friday 21st of April, PK Porthcurno will be hosting four local schools for The Wild Escape, Art Fund project. The Wild Escape is a major new project uniting hundreds of museums and schools to celebrate UK wildlife and creativity. Therefore, if you are planning to visit PK Porthcurno on this day, there

GCHQ Watcher of the Skies – Further Reading

Books • Behind the Enigma: The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain’s Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency by John Ferris • GCHQ: Centenary Edition by Richard Aldrich • The GCHQ Puzzle Book • GCHQ Bude and its origins • RAF Cleave by Bill Young • War over the West by Eddie Walford • Bude Past and Present by Young and Stamp Space and

GCHQ Let it Snow

Any newcomer to CSOS Bude is told that snow is a sort of English disease which would never dare to cross the Tamar and invade Cornwall, and it is true that Bude does enjoy its own peculiar climate. Whether anyone else enjoys it is a moot point – it is particularly subject to high winds


Discover the WW2 secret bunker! Telling the story of the miners who dug into the Porthcurno hillside in 1940, building a secret bunker to house the Telegraph Station during World War II. To maintain secrecy whilst this ambitious project was underway, curious villagers were told that a shortcut to the local pub was being built.

Visitor Services Assistant

Want to join a winning team? The Telegraph Museum was voted the Best Small Visitor Attraction at the Cornwall Tourism awards 2018-9 and we’re now looking to recruit seasonal Visitor Services Assistants for the following areas: • Reception • Retail • Museum guides • Café • Kitchen If you are outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic with

Customer Service Practitioner Apprentice

Closing date: 10 Feb 2019 As an Apprentice with Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, you will work to support all the visitor-facing operations of the Museum.  Working as part of a small team, you will learn all about the history of this heritage site and support both colleagues and visitors.  As well as the on the job

My Porthcurno Photography Competition

Our fantastic Community Photography Competition is back for 2019. This year we want you to capture the best of our collections. Our objects tell a unique story starting with the 1870 Cable that connected Great Britain with India. Porthcurno grew to become the largest telegraph station in the world and during WW2 the station was

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