Junk Music Trail

Kick off this half term with a bang, with the giant interactive cable drum machine! Join our free interactive trail that explores music with a range of unusual junk instrument crafted by local artists, from nail violins and theremins to an acid house birdhouse! Learn how to make a thunder drum and help build a massive tubulum. It is sure to get whole family engaged and involved! While you are there, why not combine it with a visit to Discovering42’s award-winning interactive exhibition, also in the park!

Discovering42 is Bodmin-based community interest company creating the first grassroots science, art and sustainability museum for Cornwall. The company is built on the founding vision that art is a catalyst for engaging adults and children with science and environmental issues.

This trail has been commissioned by Intobodmin through the Tresorys Kernow project. Tresorys Kernow is a pilot project to show how culture and heritage can breathe new life into towns, villages and communities in the context of Covid recovery and climate adaptation. This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund. Cornwall Council has been chosen by Government as a Lead Authority for the fund and is responsible for monitoring the progress of projects funded through the UK Community Renewal Fund in Cornwall.


The trail starts at Priory Carpark and finishes at Discovering42.


Parking at Priory Car Park, PL31 2DE. 


Bodmin Parkway station then catch a bus.


2min walk from Mount Folly or Lidl stops


Camel Trail to Bodmin + 7min cycle.


Make a day of it, we are very close to lovely cafes, charity shops, Priory playpark, intoBodmin, Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway, Bodmin Jail, Shire Hall Courtroom Experience,  Bodmin Beacon, Town Museum, Military Museum, St Petroc’s Church (the largest church in Cornwall!), Lanhydrock and Pencarrow House & Gardens.