Based around a thriving harbour Falmouth is a town famous for its creative buzz, stunning beaches and outstanding natural beauty. Giving Voice 13: Listing Mind, Moving Voice will take place in this inspirational coastal setting at the Performance Centre on Penryn Campus. Opened in 2010, the Performance Centre ranks as one of the most sophisticated facilities of its kind in Europe.
Academy of Music and Theatre Arts, The Performance Centre, Falmouth University, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9LX Tel: 01326 259349
Falmouth University is split between two campuses, approximately four miles apart. Regular buses run between the two, with a journey time of 20-25 minutes.
The Falmouth Campus sits in sub-tropical gardens in the heart of the town, close to shops and beaches, and about a ten-minute walk from Falmouth Town station. The Penryn Campus sits above the market town of Penryn, about a 20-minute walk from the station.
Rail companies operate regular services to Truro from all major British cities. The service from London Paddington to Truro normally takes just over four hours. Change at Truro for branch line services to Falmouth and Penryn. From Truro, the journey times are approximately 20 minutes to Falmouth Town, and 15 minutes to Penryn.
If you are arriving at London Gatwick airport, it is possible to travel to Falmouth by train via Reading. This cuts out the need to travel across London on the underground.
For more information visit: nationalrail.co.uk
Take the A30 from Exeter or the A38 from Plymouth, which joins the A30 at Bodmin. Continue along the A30 and, at the wind farm, watch out for the signpost for the A3076 to Truro. Take this road to Truro where it joins the A39 to Falmouth.
For the Penryn Campus, take the first exit at the Treliever roundabout (about 9 miles from Truro) and approximately 150 metres further, turn right where signposted into the campus. Penryn Campus has a pay and display car park.
For the Falmouth Campus, continue on the A39 into Falmouth. Once in Falmouth, locate the Dell pay and display public car park next to Falmouth Town station (shown on the printable map below), then please use the footpaths shown to reach the University reception.
National Express Coaches also run daily services to Falmouth. Local bus services run between both campuses.
Flights operate between Newquay in Cornwall and London City, Gatwick and Stansted Airports. The flight takes about an hour and Newquay airport is approximately 25 miles from Falmouth and Penryn.
The only way you can travel from Newquay Airport to Falmouth is by bus, taxi or hire car. Bus services are infrequent: it would be advisable to telephone Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 or visit traveline.org.uk for details of services, times and fares. Taxis must be booked in advance and the fare to Falmouth will probably cost between £45 and £55.
Exeter and Bristol airports operate daily international flights to Europe and beyond. Regular train services run from Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St Davids rail stations to Falmouth and Penryn via Truro.
Car ferry and passenger services to France and Spain sail from Plymouth, which is easily reached by car or by train from Falmouth.