Andy and Darren’s Solar Furnace

The solar furnace created for the event by artists Andy Webster and Darren Ray was a focal point for discussions around renewable energy, tribute d.i.y. acts, and the ad-hoc as a dissenting practice. The furnace performed incredibly well under the

Andy and Darren’s Solar Furnace

The solar furnace created for the event by artists Andy Webster and Darren Ray was a focal point for discussions around renewable energy, tribute d.i.y. acts, and the ad-hoc as a dissenting practice. The furnace performed incredibly well under the

Liminal’s ‘Transient Parish’

Liminal raised their bell tower on the Village Green, with the help of BA Architecture students from Falmouth University. The ringing of a peal of bells on the hour, composed by pupils from the Keskowethyans Multi-Academy Trust, signified the marking

Liminal’s ‘Transient Parish’

Liminal raised their bell tower on the Village Green, with the help of BA Architecture students from Falmouth University. The ringing of a peal of bells on the hour, composed by pupils from the Keskowethyans Multi-Academy Trust, signified the marking

Mullion Handbell Ringers Performance

One of the day’s highlights was a performance on the Village Green by the fabulous ladies of the Mullion Handbell Ringers who wowed the audience with a selection from their extensive repetoire. Thanks to Val and the ladies for delivering

Mullion Handbell Ringers Performance

One of the day’s highlights was a performance on the Village Green by the fabulous ladies of the Mullion Handbell Ringers who wowed the audience with a selection from their extensive repetoire. Thanks to Val and the ladies for delivering

Fun and games on the Village Green

The day began with a procession from Goonhilly Earth Station to the Village Green, led by Carmen Hunt from ScootsKernow and musicians Carlton and Steve. On the Village Green, Carmen led a traditional Serpent Dance around Liminal’s bell tower. Folk

Fun and games on the Village Green

The day began with a procession from Goonhilly Earth Station to the Village Green, led by Carmen Hunt from ScootsKernow and musicians Carlton and Steve. On the Village Green, Carmen led a traditional Serpent Dance around Liminal’s bell tower. Folk

The Goonhilly Nag and rush weaving with Miraclewood Outdoors

The Goonhilly or Gunhilly Nag was a native wild pony which is now extinct. Legend has it that the Cornish giant Anthony Payne rode his Goonhilly colt Samson into battle during the Civil War. The wonderful Sarah Henn from Miraclewood

The Goonhilly Nag and rush weaving with Miraclewood Outdoors

The Goonhilly or Gunhilly Nag was a native wild pony which is now extinct. Legend has it that the Cornish giant Anthony Payne rode his Goonhilly colt Samson into battle during the Civil War. The wonderful Sarah Henn from Miraclewood

Natural Craft workshops with NT Lizard Wild Rangers

A million thanks to Claire Scott and the team of National Trust’s Lizard Wild Rangers, who led some fantastic craft activities using natural materials. Garland making, wood turning, leaf bashing to decorate bunting and an apple press were much enjoyed

Natural Craft workshops with NT Lizard Wild Rangers

A million thanks to Claire Scott and the team of National Trust’s Lizard Wild Rangers, who led some fantastic craft activities using natural materials. Garland making, wood turning, leaf bashing to decorate bunting and an apple press were much enjoyed

Amazing Archaeology with Charlie Johns

Thanks to Charlie, the guru of Goonhilly past, for leading two highly popular walks exploring Goonhilly’s incredible archaeological heritage. Here’s one of the groups contemplating the Drytree Menhir, or standing stone with commentary from Charlie. To download Charlie’s route, with

Amazing Archaeology with Charlie Johns

Thanks to Charlie, the guru of Goonhilly past, for leading two highly popular walks exploring Goonhilly’s incredible archaeological heritage. Here’s one of the groups contemplating the Drytree Menhir, or standing stone with commentary from Charlie. To download Charlie’s route, with

The Ghostly Lugger: Goonhilly Folk Tales with Kelly Stevens

Imaginations ran wild at Goonhilly Village Green’s writing workshops with Kelly Stevens. All ages explored the flora and fauna of the heath and talked about its history and its ghostly tales before creating stories and characters (human and otherwise) to

The Ghostly Lugger: Goonhilly Folk Tales with Kelly Stevens

Imaginations ran wild at Goonhilly Village Green’s writing workshops with Kelly Stevens. All ages explored the flora and fauna of the heath and talked about its history and its ghostly tales before creating stories and characters (human and otherwise) to

Solar Furnace at sunset

Andy and Darren have been working hard on the solar furnace to heat the Happidrome. Here is it in assembly atop the building. The weather forecast is looking GOOD so it should be balmy for the Village Green Society Lectures.

Solar Furnace at sunset

Andy and Darren have been working hard on the solar furnace to heat the Happidrome. Here is it in assembly atop the building. The weather forecast is looking GOOD so it should be balmy for the Village Green Society Lectures.

The Village Green Society Lectures: Sir Ferrers Vyvyan

Estates and their owners come and go, but Trelowarren, on the edge of Goonhilly Downs, can point to 1,000 years of recorded history, the last 600 years in the hands of the Vyvyan family. For Sir Ferrers Vyvyan, it remains

The Village Green Society Lectures: Sir Ferrers Vyvyan

Estates and their owners come and go, but Trelowarren, on the edge of Goonhilly Downs, can point to 1,000 years of recorded history, the last 600 years in the hands of the Vyvyan family. For Sir Ferrers Vyvyan, it remains