Automata Archive

The Falmouth Art Gallery Collection

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This film celebrates the history of Falmouth’s automata makers from its origin of Cabaret Mechanical Theatre at the High Street in Falmouth, to the local automata makers still working in this area.


Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Film produced by Tim Lowe


This film is the story of Paul Spooner’s Les Demoiselles organ automata.


Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Film produced by Tim Lowe.


This film shows automata in action including works from the Falmouth Art Gallery Collection and works loaned for the ‘A Cabaret of Mechanical Movement’ exhibition.


Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Film produced by Tim Lowe.

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