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What's NEW for 2018

06 March 2018

The on-going development of the Jail site has enabled us to add more features to enhance our visitor experience – this month we have introduced:

Ghost Walks

– every Wednesday…

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Testimony to the builder

05 March 2018

As rays of sunlight pierce the broken glass of the cell windows and cast their warming light deep into the derelict cells, you can’t help but think of the men…

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Whimsy & BOO to you

07 December 2017

Jess completes her first piece of work at the Jail.

The tragic tale of Selina Wadge has been depicted in this original artwork – Jess has spent many hours snuggled…

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A birds eye view

15 November 2017

Our Commercial Manager Chris, donned his brave pants and a hard hat this week to join the survey team in a tiny, wire enclosed ‘basket’ suspended 120ft above the ground:…

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Artist in residence

15 November 2017

Meet the latest addition to our Jail inmates.

Talented Artist in Residence Jess Marlton: Jess recently graduated from Falmouth University with a First in Authoritative Illustration.

Her work during this…

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We must be totally batty

23 October 2017

Before any of the long-awaited development and restoration of Bodmin Jail can begin, we need to ensure the safe relocation of our resident bat population.

The jail has been home…

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After Dark at Bodmin Jail Media Event

04 October 2016

We have been running After Dark events here at the jail for many years now.

No matter how sceptical the people are who arrive at these events, more often than…

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Travelling back in time in Bodmin

23 May 2016

If history is your thing, then Bodmin is absolutely one of the places that should be at the top of your list for a visit. Obviously there is Bodmin Jail…

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Improvements to Bodmin Jail

08 May 2015

Here at the Jail we are constantly maintaining, and striving to improve your experience at this most important set of historic buildings. During the winter months we get to undertake…

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