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Supporting Artists and the Arts

by Julien Boast, HFC CEO & Creative Director

Hall For Cornwall Redevelopment - a month on since closure

1 July 2018

Director's Blog - Cinema & Popcorn nights, Yard Sales & the loan of our Grand Piano

1926: Spiralling Costs and a Controversial Reopening

Part Three of a series of posts looking at the transformation of the City Hall during the 1920s. This post looks at that reopening of the Hall as a theatre in 1926.

1922: A New ‘Public Hall’ for a Changing Truro

Part One of a series of posts looking at the transformation of the City Hall during the 1920s. This post looks at the start of the idea of renovating the Hall in 1922

‘Japanese’ entertainment in 19th and 20th century Truro

A look at how Japanese culture and aesthetic has influenced events and entertainment in Truro

ELO at HFC

29 June 2018

On the 19th July 1973, the popular and entertaining band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) took the stage at Truro City Hall (Hall for Cornwall) as part of their European tour.

“The Cream of Cornish Acting Talent”

29 June 2018

Dean Nolan is a name in the film industry and can swim among the “Big Fish” however, he remains loyal to his Cornish routes and the creative hub that is Hall For Cornwall

The Illuminations of Christmas 1858

29 June 2018

Telling the story of the illuminations of the new Town Hall Clock in 1858.

1924: Grand designs

29 June 2018

Part Two of a series of posts looking at the transformation of the City Hall during the 1920s. This post looks at the designs drawn up for the hall in 1924.