Open Day October 21st

Saturday, October 21 from 10 am to 2 pm was Newlyn Archive open day and the theme was Arts and Crafts. Our Boards displayed the local crafts of copper working, local potters and their pottery and the manufacture of Crysede fabrics. There was a live demonstration by local resident Freddie of trawler net mending and […]

New to the Archive collection

If you were at school in 1991 you would be interested in a new collection of material in the Newlyn Gallery Collection at the Boathouse. Belonging to B was a project initiated by the then director of the Gallery and involved work with children in seventeen Cornish Primary Schools, five of which were in West […]

Open Day Saturday 21st October

Arts and Crafts Displays and Demonstrations by local CraftsmenCopper, Tin, and Pottery Films, a Raffle, Children’s Activities and a Quiz Come along on 21st October 10 am to 2 pm at The Trinity Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn

Friend of Archive dies

George Bednar It is with great sadness that we have heard of the death of Friend of the Archive, George Bednar. He was a very private person and there are few personal details about him on record. He contributed a great deal of material to the West Cornwall Art Archive when it was with the […]

Ernest Procter

This second painting in our series about Newlyn is by Ernest Procter 1886-1935. Ernest Procter was born in Tynemouth, Northumberland, the son of a scientist. He was educated at Bootham Friends’ School in York and then came to Newlyn in 1907 to study with the Forbes. He quickly become recognized as their best student and […]

George Sherwood Hunter

A wonderful way of learning about the early history of the places that you know is to look at the paintings made by the early artists. We have decided to share some of this work about Newlyn. If you can tell us more about the place or the artist ¬†please email us. George Sherwood Hunter […]