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
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
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
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
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,
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
Our well-loved Friend, Douglas Williams has died at the age of 92. This Newlyn man, son of a fisherman, spent a lifetime contributing to his native village. The importance of his written legacy was recognised when he became a bard of the Gorsedh and took the name Lev ha Pluven (Voice of the Pen). He joined the Editorial
Are you interested in the History of Newlyn, or in the Artists of the Newlyn School or in local Artists? Or perhaps in Newlyn Families. If so, we would be grateful for your help. We need volunteers to help with the documentation of records and with meeting and helping visitors.