News and Events Archive

Annie Eliza Webb

She modelled for the Newlyn Artists Annie Eliza Webb née Warren found fame as a model for some of the most iconic paintings made by artists from the original Newlyn Colony of Artists. She was born in September 1863 in Newlyn Town and lived on St Peter’s Hill. Her father

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Mary Duncan – Can we find out more?

  We have very little information about the painter Mary Duncan in the Archive and would like to find out more. (1885-1964) She was born in Bromley in 1885 and studied at the Slade and in Paris. She came to Paul in 1925 and began to exhibit at the Newlyn

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Early Closure

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are having to close the Archive early for the Christmas period. We will be closed from 8th December until mid January. We wish you all our best wishes for the holiday season

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Bank Holiday Monday

Newlyn Archive will be open on Bank Holiday Monday 8th May, 10:30 to15:30 We will be displaying information about Coronations, past and present. Come in and chat with volunteers about your memories over the years. Coffee and tea will be offered. We are in the Admiralty Boathouse, 23, The Strand,

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David Tredinnick

Sadly, our much loved David Tredinnick has died. Given the remarkable contribution he has made to the Newlyn Archive, there is very little about him in the archive. There are a few photos of him in the Archive like the one of him as a boy in Florence Place with his dog. Unfortunately we do not

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