Pop Up PK Summer of Fun

Pop Up PK Summer of Fun

This summer PK will be hosting a month of fun events and activities throughout August.

Our friendly Learning Facilitators will be popping up around PK with things to do for the whole family to enjoy!

Events will run weekly, Tuesday – Saturday, 3 – 31 August.


LED Cable Game

Dates: Tuesdays in August*

Time: 13:00 – 15:00

Where: Outside Clore Learning Space

Test your Morse code skills and race your friends on our LED cable game!

FREE EVENT

*Please note: LED Cable Game will not be running on Tuesday 24 August.


Cable Sounds

Dates: Wednesdays in August

Time: 13:00 – 15:00

Where: PK Garden

Enjoy an interactive cable sculpture in the beautiful PK Gardens. Play an acoustic game on the cables, experimenting with the different sounds that the sculpture can make. Experience a fun activity, bringing together all ages as you learn about communication.

FREE EVENT


Mini PK Tours

Dates: Thursdays in August *

Time: 13:00

Where: Cable King exhibition space

Join Learning Facilitator Paul Tyreman to explore one simple discovery that made the telegraph possible – we will share some of our favourite things that show this discovery in action!

Free with museum admission.

*Please note: Mini PK tour will not be held on Thursday 26 August.


Planet PK Printing

Dates: Fridays in August

Time: 13:00 – 15:00

Where: Outside Clore Learning Space

Take part in Planet PK printing and learn about the wildlife in the PK Valley and the museums environmental initiative. Choose from an array of coloured paper and inks and print a badger, seal, or owl as well as other animals. You can take your wonderful print home to hang on your wall. 

FREE EVENT


Cable Long Jump

Dates: Saturdays in August

Time: 13:00 – 15:00

Where: Porthcurno Beach

Can you jump from Porthcurno to India? Come to Porthcurno beach to try out a traditional Greek Olympic sport – the long jump. Find out how far you can jump while learning about the places that the cable travelled through on it’s way to India. An activity that really is for all ages. Young children will delight at jumping across the world, while adults can enjoy friendly competition in discovering how many metres they can jump while trying to beat the longest jump of the day!

FREE EVENT


Come along and join in the fun!

Outdoor events will be weather dependent. Please check social media channels on the day.

Please note that we will be adhering to any Covid guidelines and restrictions – events may be subject to change.

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