By residents of Penryn, for residents of Penryn

The community newsletter with a difference


Join a workshop and help create the next issue!

Production is getting underway on the next issue of Rynzine.

We invite all content with a focus on life in Pernyn. Our special theme for the issue is housing. If you have existing work you think might fit the bill, we'd love to hear from you.

  1. Workshops are free to attend but please register!
  2. Deadline for content is 01.12.22
  3. To volunteer for production and admin, contact [email protected]

No Place
Like Home

  • With: Katie Etheridge & Simon Persighetti of Small Acts
  • Date & time: Thursday 29 September from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Location: Temperance Hall, Lower Market Street, Penryn TR10 8BH
  • Places: Limited

Katie and Simon will guide you through some fun and creative writing tasks towards the building of poems, micro stories and fragments of writing on the theme of housing.

This workshop is aimed at residents of Penryn. No previous writing experience is required.

Age guide 18+

Cut'n'paste, Dilute to Taste: Newspaper montage – The Marston Method

  • With: Andrew Marston
  • Date & time: Saturday 8 October from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Fish Factory, Commercial Road, Penryn TR10 8AG

After Andrew introduces his art you are invited to create your own montage pieces, using the same method of composition as he uses.

Your finished A4 art will be scanned and copies made that Andrew will paste up around town. You will be able to take your original work home with you to display.


  • Date & time: Saturday 15 October from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Location: The Fish Factory, Commercial Road, Penryn TR10 8AG

Let's make a BIG POEM together! This is a collaborative poetry gathering based on an ancient Japanese verse form. Suitable for all: adults, children, poets, beginners, dreamers, Ryners, saints and sinners.

This is a drop in event, but it's nice to know how many are coming so please do register.

The Rynzine
Zine Zine

  • With: Camilla Stacey
  • Date & time: Thursday 20 October from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Location: The Fish Factory, Commercial Road, Penryn TR10 8AG
  • Places: 8

Learn just what a zine is, how you can be part of Rynzine and how to make a minizine of your own.

We'll look at the Cornwall Zine Library for inspiration and then make simple zines from 1 sheet of paper.

Raising Micro Villages

  • With: Ambos
  • Date & time: Saturday 26 November from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Location: Jubilee Warehouse, Commercial Road, Penryn TR10 8AE

Exploring the potential of group-self-build and resident-led homes to solve the housing crisis.

This creative workshop, hosted by Ambos, is designed for the community to explore and reflect on the housing crisis and consider the questions we need to ask to bring about lasting change.