Tales, Torches and Tin - East Pool Mine, Pool, Redruth
An evening of myths, miners and short stories with local storyteller Mark Harandon. There will be a shadow puppet workshop and a display of interactive Social History. Please dress warmly
15 May 2014
Levant Mine and Beam Engine, near St Just:
The Night Shift at Geevor and Levant Mines (Friday, May 16). Explore a little- known aspect of the historic Cornish mining industry and experience the dramatic West Cornwall coastline at twilight on these special evening tours. Family friendly.
Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, Penzance:
Dusk til Dawn (Saturday 17 to Sunday 18, 8pm to 8am).
Explore the themes of the exhibition 3AM:
Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night, and join the gallery's nocturnal artist in residence, James Hankey, and help capture the essence of this very particular time in this very particular place, using experimental photographic techniques.
Port Eliot, Saltash: Port Eliot House at Night (Saturday, May 17).
A beautiful candle-lit evening as Port Eliot opens its doors for a rare visit after dark, with tours of the tunnels under the estate and music from pianist and composer Paul K Joyce in Soane's Round Room, and recitals in the Priory church.
Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro:
Late Opening at Royal Cornwall Museum (Friday, May 16).
Professor Mervyn Heard has toured the UK with his "peerless" magic lantern show, which he brings to Truro for one night only. Family friendly.
Full listings can be found at www.museumsatnight.org.uk
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