Art and Drama in Cornwall

Inspired by light and landscape

Cornwall is loved by artists for its inspirational landscapes, picturesque fishing villages and the nature of the light on the surrounding seas. The Cornish schools have pioneered the visual arts in Britain since the 19th Century. Cornish culture has deep Celtic roots threaded with myths and legends kept alive by storytellers, playwrights and songsters.

On this tour you could:
  • Discover the landscapes of West Cornwall that have inspired and nurtured a thriving artistic and story telling tradition on a guided tour.

  • Visit the Cornish art collection at the Penlee House Gallery.

  • Explore the Minack Theatre, perched, exposed to the elements high on the cliffs to discover how this amazing amphitheatre was carved from the rocks by an inspirational woman and her gardener.

  • Take your bearings at Lands End at the south-western tip of England.

  • Be inspired by the artistic vive of St Ives on a guided walk of its streets and a visit to the world renowned
    Tate St Ives.

  • Enjoy superb Cornish food: perhaps a pasty, local ice cream or a cream tea.


Other Options

  • Book a seat at a performance at the Minack.

  • Walk the cobbled, tidal, causeway to the inspirational St Michaels’s Mount.

  • Experience an evening of local folk music in a local Cornish pub.

Booking Options

Art and Drama in Cornwall

Art and Drama in Cornwall
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Practicalities

DURATION: 

2 DAYS

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  • The services of a local expert Blue Badge Guide

  • Your chosen food venue booked​

  • Entrances can be pre-booked

  • Links to local transport providers

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