The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall
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The Minack Theatre 20:15 on 19th February Twitter

The great team from @solosails completed our new immersive show today. It gives visitors a chance to experience being in the theatre without having to climb the steps!

The Minack Theatre 11:25 on 19th February Twitter

A hardy audience this morning for ‘Curious Creatures’ from @squashboxcraig

The Minack Theatre 13:30 on 17th February Twitter

Rehearsals are underway for our Easter production of Hetty Feather. Here's a sneak peak at part of the set. Book now and join us in the colourful world of Hetty's imagination.

The Minack Theatre 19:38 on 13th February Twitter

We were delighted to join other SW tourism businesses @TowerOfLondon to celebrate the 50th anniversary of BTA with @VisitBritainBiz @VisitEnglandBiz…

The Minack Theatre 16:11 on 10th February Twitter

a moment of sunshine during a school workshop today!

The Minack Theatre 22:09 on 1st February Twitter

We had a beautiful day for our first 'Play in a Day' of 2020! Definitely not tempestuous for 4 plays inspired by 'The Tempest', but some great performances from the students who joined us! Thanks to all who made this happen!

The Minack Theatre 11:25 on 1st February Twitter

A beautiful start for the @MudCrewEvents #arcofattrition 50! These amazing runners are about to run 50 miles on the coastpath to Porthtowan!

The Minack Theatre 17:07 on 29th January Twitter

We're delighted that the amazing @FernbankAds have got our #MinackHettyFeather posters up already in Cornish bus stops! We've also put the tickets on sale to celebrate so head to… to book!

The Minack Theatre 18:07 on 26th January Twitter

Wow! We were blown away by the acting talent from the young people we recalled for the final casting session of #MinackHettyFeather! They were all outstanding, especially as they had to impress this line up of an audition panel!

The Minack Theatre 10:46 on 21st January Twitter

We took this photo of our auditorium last week as part of planning for a really exciting future project (which we're not going to tell you about yet 😂)

The Minack Theatre 12:33 on 18th January Twitter

Our first set of Hetty Feather auditions are underway!

The Minack Theatre 09:30 on 28th November Twitter

It's beginning to feel a bit Christmassy here at Minack. Pop in for a festive gingerbread hot chocolate and browse our Christmas gifts (entrance fee applies).

The Minack Theatre 12:31 on 20th November Twitter

Just realised it is #LoveTheatreDay. Here is one of our favourite pictures from 2019, taken by @ManOnaPlanet!

The Minack Theatre 12:27 on 20th November Twitter

Summer feels like a long time ago.

The Minack Theatre 16:10 on 17th November Twitter

We are premiering 4 new plays with an amazing group of young people and a fabulous creative team! All put together since 8.45 this morning from 4 scripts from our play writing course with @KEAPCornwall.

The Minack Theatre 11:05 on 15th November Twitter

We're really looking forward to this today and tomorrow!…

The Minack Theatre 10:06 on 15th November Twitter

We are recruiting a 'Head of Gardens and Grounds'! Details at

The Minack Theatre 10:15 on 6th November Twitter

We love this montage of our 2019 Season created for us by Vanessa Jackson from photos from @penberth73

The Minack Theatre 13:39 on 29th October Twitter

Much of our 2020 season is now available to view online. There will be additional events added. Tickets will go on sale in February 2020.

The Minack Theatre 20:16 on 22nd October Twitter

Today was beautiful and busy. If you're planning to visit us tomorrow then please bring cash - we have a cable fault which has left the visitor centre and theatre disconnected from the world so we cannot process card payments!

The Minack Theatre 13:49 on 21st October Twitter

We had great fun performing 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch' this morning. Please come along and enjoy this uplifting production this week - performances are on Tue and Thu at 2pm and Wed & Fri at 10.30am.


The Minack Theatre 20:25 on 19th October Twitter

Dress rehearsal day for ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’! Tickets still available for all performances next week:

The Minack Theatre 11:00 on 14th October Twitter

Next week, join Mr and Mrs Grinling for a musical adaptation of the much-loved children’s story, ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’. Tickets:

The Minack Theatre 17:11 on 12th October Twitter

Our final cast member, Hamish, has made it to rehearsals for ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’! Thankfully he was ‘miaow’ perfect by the end of today! Tickets:

The Minack Theatre 17:32 on 11th October Twitter

Our audiences loved productions from @sedos, @MiracleTheatre, @IllyriaTheatre and @HelstonTheatre in 2019 plus many many more. Thank you to everyone who braved the steps and the weather and brought us fabulous shows!

The Minack Theatre 13:58 on 10th October Twitter

Huge congratulations to all @brighton_little for winning the Minack Trophy for the best visiting production of 2019 with their moving interpretation of Helen Edmundsen's adaptation of The Mill on the Floss!

The Minack Theatre 14:28 on 8th October Twitter

'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch' includes a fabulous cast of sixteen local primary school children from across west Cornwall! Here are some photos from the 2016 production, receiving a ★★★★★ review from @CornishmanPaper.



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Past shows

See all the shows that have been performed here at the venue history page.