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Not simply a cinema

The Poly is an arts venue and Falmouth is lucky to have such. However, it was a film for which I... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Plymouth, Devon
Worth the climb

Having toured the local art gallery we learnt of the Poly and sought it out. Set in one of the busy... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Falmouth's independent theatre, cinema, historical archive and art gallery; a thriving Cornish charity promoting art, science and history since 1833.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
24 Church Street, Falmouth TR11 3EG, England
+44 1326 319461
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The Poly is an arts venue and Falmouth is lucky to have such. However, it was a film for which I attended, the wonderful 'Last Fisherman', a documentary detailing the life of the last fisherman working out of Cawsand on the Rame Peninsula, Cornwall. The...More

Thank plymouth
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Having toured the local art gallery we learnt of the Poly and sought it out. Set in one of the busy shopping streets it is not obvious from the shops around it. The access is not level and steps abound especially for the top floor...More

Thank J55art
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Have been here on many occasions for films for talks and art exhibitions always a busy place like it a lot.

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Recently took the opportunity to see Tarkovsky's Mirror at The Poly and was once again delighted by the comforting nature of this wonderful independent cinema. This wasn't my first visit to The Poly, having seen other great films here previously on offer such as Room....More

Thank CobraHJR
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Staff members in the poly are amazing! And the box office helpers are amazing! Including these two people which the staff member's calls the dream team! Also the guild is amazing! The poly is great place to watch shows, films and see art that made...More

Thank tomclements2010
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We 'gate crashed' a private view which was taking place in the downstairs gallery and had a marvellous visit to the shop. Wish we'd had more time (and money). Thank you for letting us in.

Thank PollyErnest
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Visited last night to watch Micheal Moores latest, Where to invade next. Lovely experience. Building is gorgeous and staff very friendly. Great place to go, especially if this good weather changes.

Thank sarahelizabethwinn
Nicholas H, Programme and Communications Administrator at The Poly, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Thank you very much for your kind of review, and very happy to hear you enjoyed your evening at The Poly! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 May 2016

We love this theatre for a venue for a show - especially a comedian. it's an intimate venue so you feel close to the act, and almost as though you are in your own home. there are often films and other shows on. the staff...More

Thank CornwallReviewer
Reviewed 19 March 2016

As cultural center the Poly provides a very comprehensive program filled with wonderful films, live theater, music, comedy and stimulating lectures on history, science. the arts..... Also a lovely little bar serving drinks before performances. There are multiple art galleries featuring local artists and a...More

Thank srwm
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Brill fringe cinema showing art house and interesting world cinema.located on the high street, so dead easy to find. We watched a bio about a Brazilian photographer which was excellent. The cinema has a bar and a fantastic honest interior.

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