Category Archives: Conversations

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

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

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

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 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