Hevva! Hevva!

25 Jun 2022 - 10 Sep 2022

Fishing in Cornwall

This magnificent exhibition will explore stories from Cornwall's fishing industry past and present.  Come and discover the story of the huer who saved his village from starvation with his amazing dreams, the fascinating history of the Cornish gansey, the importance of fishing to artists and the realities of life at sea.  On display will be a fine selection of historic and contemporary paintings, photography, sculpture and textiles including the iconic 'Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach' by Stanhope Forbes on loan from The Box, Plymouth.