Category Archives: Art

Artist Blog : Oliver Raymond-Barker

Goonhilly Village Green Artist Oliver Raymond-Barker gives us an insight into his commission. Oliver will be creating a new camera obscura that will be temporarily situated on the Downs for The Gathering. This is a small structure that you can

Artist Blog : Oliver Raymond-Barker

Goonhilly Village Green Artist Oliver Raymond-Barker gives us an insight into his commission. Oliver will be creating a new camera obscura that will be temporarily situated on the Downs for The Gathering. This is a small structure that you can

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Lost Rock Library

A donation based exhibition of human and geological significance The Lost Rock Library is part of a commission by Rosanna Martin for Goonhilly Village Green and will be displayed at The Gathering on Saturday 18th May 2019 Donate to the

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Lost Rock Library

A donation based exhibition of human and geological significance The Lost Rock Library is part of a commission by Rosanna Martin for Goonhilly Village Green and will be displayed at The Gathering on Saturday 18th May 2019 Donate to the

Goonhilly Village Green at The Clubhouse

Goonhilly Village Green is delighted to be this fortnight’s featured artist-led group at The Clubhouse, currently located at The Exchange Gallery in Penzance. The Clubhouse has been set up by Field Notes curators Cat Bagg and Rosie Thomson-Glover. They describe

Goonhilly Village Green at The Clubhouse

Goonhilly Village Green is delighted to be this fortnight’s featured artist-led group at The Clubhouse, currently located at The Exchange Gallery in Penzance. The Clubhouse has been set up by Field Notes curators Cat Bagg and Rosie Thomson-Glover. They describe

HAPPIDROME photo archive on Flickr

Before Goonhilly Village Green, there was HAPPIDROME, an experimental artist-led project, located on Goonhilly’s National Nature Reserve on the disused site of the WW2 radar base, RAF Drytree. From 2007-2010, over a series of four events, Sara Bowler and Elizabeth

HAPPIDROME photo archive on Flickr

Before Goonhilly Village Green, there was HAPPIDROME, an experimental artist-led project, located on Goonhilly’s National Nature Reserve on the disused site of the WW2 radar base, RAF Drytree. From 2007-2010, over a series of four events, Sara Bowler and Elizabeth

Schools workshops with Liminal and Captain of the West

Children from the local Keskowethyans Multi-Academy Trust spent the day at Goonhilly Village Green on Friday 25th September taking part in workshops devised by commissioned artists Liminal. Activities included sending a message to the heavens on a tethered weather balloon,

Schools workshops with Liminal and Captain of the West

Children from the local Keskowethyans Multi-Academy Trust spent the day at Goonhilly Village Green on Friday 25th September taking part in workshops devised by commissioned artists Liminal. Activities included sending a message to the heavens on a tethered weather balloon,

The Village Green Society Lectures

Goonhilly Village Green was delighted to present a mixed programme of talks about Goonhilly Downs and the surrounding area. The lecture series was presented with the kind support of local renewable energy company Wattstor, whose solar powered batteries illuminated the

The Village Green Society Lectures

Goonhilly Village Green was delighted to present a mixed programme of talks about Goonhilly Downs and the surrounding area. The lecture series was presented with the kind support of local renewable energy company Wattstor, whose solar powered batteries illuminated 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

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

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

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.