Out of season 
into culture

Cultural activities in Penzance

With its dramatic scenery and vibrant art scene, it’s no wonder that so many creatives and makers are inspired to live in the Penzance area. Visiting in the off-season is the perfect opportunity to catch the latest exhibitions or even unearth a hidden talent of your own.

Experience the culture of Penzance

Take your creative side out of hibernation with these artistic days out. Discover the galleries, sculpture trails, theatre performances and creative workshops waiting for you in the Penzance area.

Create your own inspiring itinerary

If you would like to build your own itinerary, head to the Experience page. You can add your favourite experiences to a bespoke itinerary, which can be downloaded or sent to your email address. Please note: This is for inspiration purposes only and does not create a booking. You will need to contact the venue or provider directly to book.

Culture: top picks

Showstopping stays

Creative kids

Start with art

Contemporary art

Newlyn School of Art

The great indoors

The maker’s break

Artistic heritage