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June 2022

It is Alive if You Are – a talk by Karen Lorenz

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Join Karen Lorenz as she talks about her artist residency at the Morrab Library during the Penzance Art Festival, running throughout June. Karen regards her residency as playing with purpose. In her talk, she reflects on the creative process and how ideas first appear and take shape. ‘It is alive if you are’ illustrates the joy of illusion, the moving image and being attentive to our surroundings. “I like to animate objects. They make excellent storytellers if you let them.”…

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Summer Fete

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom

We had such a lovely day at the Spring Fair that we're doing it all again! To celebrate the start of Golowan Week festivities, Morrab Library is hosting its annual Summer Fete on Saturday 18th June from 10am - 2pm. Come and enjoy the summer sunshine with a variety of new craft stalls, more historic photos and a new batch of books for sale, and of course more of our delicious treats in the refreshments room. And don't forget our…

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A Crash Course in Philosophy: Politics & Ethics

June 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Formerly philosophy was the preserve of PhDs and the intellectually precocious, until now. In this half-day course we will disinter a little of philosophy’s hermetic meaning as we unpick political philosophy, meeting Thomas Hobbes and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, before exploring ethics (moral philosophy), with Immanuel Kant, J. S. Mill and Aristotle. Cost: £22 Visit darrenharper.net or email darrenharper.esq@gmail.com to book your place.

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July 2022

Summer Art Day at Morrab Library – with artist Claire Lucas

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom

Join local artist Claire Lucas for an inspiring day. Using the wonderful plants of Morrab Gardens, photographs of the local landscape ….or simply your imagination as inspiration, this Art Day offers you the opportunity to celebrate the unique beauty and bounty of Summer in West Cornwall. The day will begin with a slideshow of local artists’ representations of Summer, followed by a discussion about what Summer means to us individually, and how we would like to portray that in art. The…

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An introduction to the Paranormal

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Join Katie Bainbridge for an introduction to the Paranormal, looking at Tarot, Divination, Ghosts and Spirits, Psychometry, Healing, and more. Running over five consecutive weeks, the first session is on Saturday 2nd July from 10.00am. Each session costs £10. Contact Katie directly to book a place.

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