Creative Kernow, based at Krowji, is the umbrella organisation for the following nine projects. Together we support the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall because we believe in creativity's transformative power and want more people to benefit from it.

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Fun Palaces @ Krowji

When: Saturday 7th October 11am-3pm

Where: Krowji, The Melting Pot Cafe

Cost: Free


Fun Palaces is an annual, free, nationwide celebration of arts and culture with a core passion to encourage communities to create. Fun Palaces sees Makers across the UK and worldwide creating their own ‘pop-up’ Fun Palaces and this year we will be joining them right here at Krowji!

Between 2014, 2015 and 2016 there have been 572 Fun Palaces with 214,000 people joining in! Fun Palaces is about coming together to create, celebrating local people, local places and community in the everyday.

Fun Palaces are free to enter, free to take part and focus on community.

Our Fun Palace will invite visitors to be part of creative & scientific investigations and activities – bringing people together to share knowledge, skills, and experiences.

The Fun Palace will be spread across a small number of rooms in the old building at Krowji with activities, workshops and demonstrations based on ‘The science of creativity & the art of science’ running throughout the day, led by artists and makers based at Krowji. Visitors will have the chance to interact with artists, learn techniques and try out hands-on activities.

Fun Palace Poster-Krowji

Life Drawing

When: Life Drawing Classes will resume in September 2017

Where: The Miracle Theatre Rehearsal Space

Cost: £12 per session (drop in)


Please bring your own materials.

All levels of ability welcome.

To join the Facebook group click here.



Create at Krowji

workshops & courses

When: Various dates and times available

Where: Krowji

Cost: Various prices and packages available

Contact: Take a look at the courses available and get in touch with the artists here

There are a variety of workshops and courses available with tenants here at Krowji, from ceramics and painting to jewellery making.

Art & Soul Discussion

with Colin Brown

When: First Friday of every month, 3pm – 4:30pm

Third Wednesday of every month, 6pm – 7:30pm

The Melting Pot Cafe meeting rooms

Where: Krowji, The Melting Pot Cafe Meeting Rooms

Cost: Free


A monthly meeting to explore connections between are and spirituality. Bring your questions, opinions and an example of art that inspires or connects.



Open Studios 2017

When: Sat 27th May – Sun 4th June

Where: Krowji, West Park, Redruth

Cost: Free


Redruth’s largest creative community opens its doors once again to give a glimpse of just some of the fine art and crafts being made in the studios as part of Open Studios Cornwall 2017.

Krowji Christmas Open Studios 2017

When: December 2017

Where: Krowji, West Park, Redruth

Cost: Free


The artists here at Krowji throw open their doors to their public, their disciplines ranging from jewellery to painting and many other crafts in between.




Click here to take a look at the events being held in the Melting Pot Cafe, from live music to games evenings.

The Melting Pot is a hidden gem of a café and work of art in itself. It’s the perfect place to grab breakfast, lunch or a quick snack with its relaxed bohemian atmosphere, excellent coffee, fresh salad bar, delicious cakes, a range of hot or cold drinks including a fine selection of beers.