A Falmouth gallery and library have announced that they will be taking one of their joint workshops on tour.

Over the summer holidays, Falmouth Art Gallery and Falmouth Library will be hosting their family art workshops at Gyllyngdune Gardens.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from July 27 until September 2, 10am until 3pm, there will be free drop-in workshops inspired by the gallery’s ‘Ingenious?’ exhibition and the library’s Summer Reading Challenge.

The two institutions are inviting people to come along and find them near the bandstand or under the veranda if the rain appears, then head down to the Municipal Buildings to look round the exhibition and sign up for the Summer reading Challenge.

The gallery’s ‘Ingenious?’ exhibition, which is on display until September 11, is described as a celebration of invention and innovation centred around Falmouth’s Fox family.

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The exhibition features an eclectic mix of artworks, archive material, objects and automata including an illustrated letter written by Beatrix Potter whilst staying at the Pendennis Hotel loaned by the Victoria and Albert Museum, the first underground mining photographs taken by John Charles Burrows loaned by the Royal Institution of Cornwall and original ‘The Water Babies’ illustrations by Edward Lindley Sambourne loaned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Children visiting the exhibition will be offered a free activity sheet that includes a ‘Foxtrot’ trail through Falmouth discovering Fox family properties.

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge, presented by the Reading Agency and delivered in partnership with Falmouth Library, has the theme ‘Wild World Heroes.'

The challenge is also free and all participants need to do is sign up at Falmouth Library and then read six books over the summer holidays.

All children taking part will also receive a free activity pack to complete as well as a certificate when they finish.

‘Wild Art Workshops’ run by Sam Bradbury will take place Gyllyngdune Gardens every Thursday and will be plastic free.

These activities are being staged by Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth Library and Gyllyngdune Gardens as part of Falmouth Town Council’s Fal Culture Team.

For more information on what is happening in each workshop please visit open.falculture.org or email learning@falmouthartgallery.com