What’s on this summer at PK Porthcurno

What’s on this summer at PK Porthcurno

Summer activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Planet PK Champions: Eco Printing & Silly Putty

Meet at the Clore Learning Space, PK

Make a vibrant leaf print while learning about the environmental impact of the material used to insulate telegraph cables under the sea. Discover how this material led to mass deforestation and cable faults while making Silly Putty. 

Activities designed for children 7-12 years.

Saturday 30 July

10:30 – 12:00


Planet PK Champions: Echoing Bats 🦇

Meet at the Clore Learning Space, PK

Make an origami bat and learn how bats find their way around using sound waves. During the activity, you will have a chance to visit our Bat exhibition in the Bunker.
Activities designed for children 7-12 years but open to all

Saturday 13 August

10:30 – 12:00


Long jumping at Porthcurno beach

Planet PK Pop-up Footprints in the sand & Animal long jump

Meet on Porthcurno beach

How far can you jump whilst learning about the animals in Porthcurno Valley? Champion Porthcurno’s Plastic-free status by leaving only footprints in the valley and receive a wooden medal. 

Open to all.

Thursday’s 4 – 11 – 18 August

13:00 – 15:00


Planet PK Pop-Up Animal Printing

Meet at the Clore Learning Space, PK

What do animal pawprints look like? Try out our stamps of the animals and their pawprints in Porthcurno valley and the PK Archive. 

Get messy while learning different types of printing, from colourful ink and 3D stamps, handprints, and lino prints, there is something for all ages.

Open to all.

Thursday 28 July & Thursday 25 August

13:00 – 15:00


Planet PK Pop-up Playful Messages

PK Gardens

Explore visual and noisy forms of sending messages, from making giant environmental bubbles that remind us of smoke signals to the beeb beeb beeb of Morse code. Make friends with our new giant squad Morgy who likes to receive messages down his tentacles like a tin can phone. 

Open to all.

Tuesday 26 July & Tuesday 2 – 9 – 16 – 23 August

13:00 – 15:00


Planet PK Pop-up Mini PK Tours

Explore our museum in a family-friendly way and find out how telegraphy impacted our environment.

3 – 10 – 17 August

13:00 – 15:00


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