Discover our range of free events and activities over the May half term. Join us for our pop-up PK Mini Beasts activity and more!
The Wild Escape / Earth Day 2023 | PK Porthcurno & The Minack Theatre
We joined The Minack Theatre for The Wild Escape, a project uniting museums & schools in a celebration of UK wildlife and creativity.
Easter Million Mile Clean – Planet PK
Planet PK undertook our first beach clean of 2023. This beach clean was part of the Surfers Against Sewage Million Mile clean.
PK Porthcurno Archive Secures Further Funding
PK Porthcurno has been successful in its application to the Archives Resilience Grant, a new fund run by The National Archives.
Gutta-Percha: Environmental Impacts
Understanding the implementation of gutta-percha in undersea cables & discovering its unsustainability and impact on the environment.
Easter at PK Porthcurno
Discover our range of free events and activities over the Easter holidays. Join us for craft events, Mini PK tours and more!
Welcome to the Team, Mae!
We’re excited to introduce our newest team member Mae Voogd! She has joined our team as the Learning and Participation Facilitator.
In Loving Memory of Albert Lorens
Many will remember with great fondness Albert Lorens, who sadly passed away in early January at the age of 101. Albert had been a valued volunteer at Porthcurno since the early days of the museum and was always happy maintaining our working machinery.
‘A Message to PK Porthcurno’ – The Cornish Caretakers
PK Porthcurno’s second schools tour of our Cornish Caretakers show ‘A Message to PK Porthcurno’ has just finished and we have a brilliant new blog by Emily Harrison who starred alongside Edward Rowe (Kernow King) in this unique story of global communications…
February Half Term at PK Porthcurno
Discover our range of free events and activities over the February half term. Join us for Mini PK tours and more!
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.
The Undersea Telegraph Cable Project
A deep-dive into our new, brightly coloured, and accessible undersea telegraph cable in our museum. Designed and developed by Sophie Bellec.