Understanding the implementation of gutta-percha in undersea cables & discovering its unsustainability and impact on the environment.
Quinta dos Ingleses – A visit to Carcavelos
Members of Planet PK flew out to Carcavelos to meet the SOS Quinta Dos Ingleses team and to visit the site under threat of development.
Moths & Bats
Recently we have been looking at the relationship between bats and their main prey moths and how the two have evolved over millions of years.
PK Bubbles and Morse code go back to the future at Golowan
Last Sunday we had a wonderful time delivering Pop-up activities at Golowan. We met lots of lovely people who enjoyed our offerings.
Million Mile May
Young Curator, Maeve shares how Planet PK took part in SAS’s Million Mile May and the mess left at Porthcurno car park over the May half-term
GCHQ: Watcher of the Skies
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.
Oral Histories on PKOC
The archive at PK holds histories collected from those connected with C&W available to listen to online through the PK Online Collection.
Mindfulness in Porthcurno
For Mental Health Awareness Week we are happy to share this guest blog and beautiful mindfulness video by filmmaker Alban Roinard.
PKOC World Map – Explore the Global History of Communications
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.
Sustainable Beekeeping at PK Porthcurno 🐝
PK’s Young Curator, Maeve Cushla shares the sustainable bee-keeping practices taking place at PK Porthcurno by our Bee Keepers.
PK Porthcurno win double at National Cultural Enterprises Awards
PK Porthcurno have won the prestigious Green Award as well as the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Cultural Enterprises Awards 2022.
Porthcurno Awarded ‘Plastic Free Communities’ Status
Porthcurno Awarded ‘Plastic Free Communities’ Status as it Takes Action on Single-Use Plastic Porthcurno is leading the way nationally as part of a network of communities across the UK who are taking on the challenge to tackle throw away plastic at source. The village has been awarded ‘Plastic Free Community’ status by marine conservation charity, Surfers