Buzzin’ – draft programme outline

Buzzin’ – programme outline

summer 2020

NB: We are still in discussion with various partners over the activities and venues that we should like to include. This outline is intended as an indication, to help participants consider how they might take part.



All day – display boards with speakers, Poly gallery

Two sessions of messy play in the Poly gallery

  • – possible kiln firing of clay creatures
  • – possible dance/movement/expression

Scheduled throughout – talks, in the Poly library and theatre

PM: Films plus discussion in the Poly theatre

On location site visits – 2, 3 or 4 ‘tours’: with guides

  • – live streamed and/or TV and radio, especially if wet
  • – simultaneous/shared across all four sites by link
  • – and/or recorded material to interweave



Falmouth Poly

  • Poly gallery – displays and maker/play area possible looped talks
  • Poly library – talks plus possible film and looped talks
  • Poly theatre – films and discussion

Buglife/Urban Buzz

  • Falmouth green spaces – Gylling Street
  • Truro – wild Truro sites
  • St Austell and Wadebridge (unspecified and unconfirmed contacts)

Other sites/cities

Eden – lab (and other areas)



Cornwall Biodiversity Network

Poly staff

STEM ambassadors – schools and Cornwall College

Student volunteers – Exeter and Falmouth

Other volunteers

Speakers – all possible sources (see partners list)

Camera crew (as needed)