Charity Kids in Museums has run a prestigious annual award for 16 years, recognising the most family-friendly heritage sites in the UK.
Last Sunday we had a wonderful time delivering Pop-up activities at Golowan. We met lots of lovely people who enjoyed our offerings.
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
PK Porthcurno, Museum of Global Communications has partnered with intelligence, cyber and security agency GCHQ for a new exhibition called ‘Watcher of the Skies’ which tells the fascinating story of a secret communications site on an exposed Cornish headland.
Ed Rowe, the Kernow King, shares his experiences of bringing our Cornish Caretakers show to schools and classrooms around Cornwall.
The archive at PK holds histories collected from those connected with C&W available to listen to online through the PK Online Collection.
Annabelle Garfield, Masters student at Exeter Uni explores a photo album from our PK archives about African Telegraphy throughout the 1900’s
The collections held at the Museum of Global Communications contain archive material and objects from around the world, reflecting the global nature of the industry. The PK Online Collection (PKOC) provides a World Map that allows users to explore the items we have connected with a particular place.
Exeter Students Lottie & Haseeb observe the global history that is presented in the Zodiac Magazine, the print from Cable & Wireless LTD.
Michael shares his research, planning and taking the lead of a Takeover Day at PK Porthcurno for his Public History Project at Exeter university.
PK Porthcurno are delighted to bring a new Cornish Caretakers show and workshop called ‘A Message to PK Porthcurno’ to 40 schools across Cornwall between March to May 2022.
Discover the history of cableships from the early ships repurposed to lay the first telegraph cables across the Atlantic, to the development of purpose built cableships that lay and repair fibre optic cables today.