The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall
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The Minack Theatre 17:18 on 22nd March Twitter

thank you to our amazing team of practitioners who have been to all corners of Cornwall working with over 30 schools during @ShakespeareWeek. #ShakespeareWeek

The Minack Theatre 14:28 on 22nd March Twitter

Day5 ⁦@ShakespeareWeek⁩ : our primary schools festival tackled the Scottish play on a stunning afternoon! 5 schools, over 100 performers! ⁦@ShakespeareBT

The Minack Theatre 16:55 on 21st March Twitter

"In my Secret Garden I would like to find a waterfall, a swing and a tall tree. I would climb the tree to sit and read, whilst listening to the running water." Eleanor Toms is a puppeteer in #MinackSecretGarden and plays Doctor Bres

The Minack Theatre 16:59 on 20th March Twitter

It's the first day of spring, and our garden is looking blooming lovely! We're looking forward to having 'The Secret Garden' performed here in our coastal garden this April. #MinackSecretGarden #SpringEquinox

The Minack Theatre 13:42 on 20th March Twitter

Day3 of @ShakespeareWeek with @ShakespeareBT: today we are seeing 6 more schools around Cornwall. Blackwater CP school came to us at the Minack!

The Minack Theatre 16:51 on 19th March Twitter

A big 'thank you' to all the gardens around Cornwall who took part in our #MinackSecretGarden book hunt today, hiding copies of 'The Secret Garden' in their gardens. 🌿

Book to see the story come to life at The Minack Theatre this Easter:

The Minack Theatre 16:27 on 19th March Twitter

Our final stop on today's #MinackSecretGarden book trail. The beautiful gardens at @ntmichaelsmount, which open on 15th April.

See 'The Secret Garden' come to life at The Minack Theatre this Easter...

The Minack Theatre 14:56 on 19th March Twitter

.@tanglewoodwild really is the most magical Secret Garden. We’ve hidden a copy of the book under the folly by the pond, for someone to find when the gardens open on the 6th April.

See the story come to life this Easter... #MinackSecretGarden

The Minack Theatre 14:04 on 19th March Twitter

Nestled in the succulents, we've hidden another copy of 'The Secret Garden' at @Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens! 🌿

See the story come to life at The Minack Theatre this Easter... #MinackSecretGarden

The Minack Theatre 13:01 on 19th March Twitter

We wonder who will find this copy of 'The Secret Garden' hidden near the magnolia tree in @NTTrelissick's garden!

See the story come to life at The Minack Theatre this Easter... #MinackSecretGarden

The Minack Theatre 12:13 on 19th March Twitter

Our next #MinackSecretGarden hiding spot is by the fox at @NTGlendurgan Gardens! 🦊

See the story come to life at The Minack Theatre this Easter...

The Minack Theatre 11:58 on 19th March Twitter

Today we’re hiding copies of ‘The Secret Garden’ in gardens around Cornwall. Our first spot: a bed of primroses at @trebahgarden.

See the story come to life at The Minack Theatre this Easter... #MinackSecretGarden

The Minack Theatre 10:50 on 19th March Twitter

We are on day2 of @ShakespeareWeek and are delighted to welcome St John's CofE school to the Minack! By the end of today we will have worked with over 300 Cornish school children across the county in just two days! @ShakespeareBT

The Minack Theatre 16:40 on 18th March Twitter

“I'd like my Secret Garden to be somewhere hot where I could grow exotic fruit and vegetables. I’d have a tree house with a view over the sea and a large pond with frogs, fish and lizards.”

Steve Jacobs is playing Ben Weatherstaff in #MinackSecretGarden.

The Minack Theatre 11:54 on 15th March Twitter

"If I had a Secret Garden I would have a park, a wonderful waterfall and a river flowing down. I would have a load of animals running around too." Charlotte Mann shares the role of Mary in #MinackSecretGarden this Easter. Book tickets here:

The Minack Theatre 11:41 on 11th March Twitter

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The Minack Theatre 14:56 on 9th March Twitter

With spring on its way, our Minack garden is starting to bloom! We love this quote from ‘The Secret Garden’script. Book your tickets to see one of the greatest adventures in popular literature brought to lifethis Easter:…

The Minack Theatre 12:14 on 8th March Twitter

Two charming images of Rowena Cade - a truly inspirational woman #IWD2019 #InternationalWomensDay

The Minack Theatre 10:18 on 7th March Twitter

we were delighted to welcome the Year 5 students from St Hilary School for their annual workshop yesterday!

The Minack Theatre 11:06 on 6th March Twitter

Enjoy a heart-warming performance of ‘The Secret Garden’ this April. Nestled in the Minack’s coastal garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s much-loved classic is performed by a host of Cornish acting talent. Book tickets now: #MinackSecretGarden

The Minack Theatre 13:59 on 1st March Twitter

we had great fun this morning with MADE with their production of 'Wenna's Wonderful World' for Sennen and @StLevanSchool

The Minack Theatre 11:57 on 27th February Twitter

We had a great week last week getting to know our beautiful puppets for #MinackSecretGarden in the sunshine! Book tickets for this unmissable show via Performances 9th to 19th April.

The Minack Theatre 16:01 on 22nd February Twitter

Director @johnbrolly modelling our #MinackSecretGarden hoodies - rehearsals are going really well this week. The show runs 9th to 19th April - tickets available at

The Minack Theatre 14:20 on 22nd February Twitter

stormy winter sunshine today (and dinosaurs from @squashboxcraig)

The Minack Theatre 11:03 on 11th February Twitter

Well done to the 1,400 people who got through online and on our phones @the_levellers is now SOLD OUT on 9th and 10th May. All tickets sold in 1 hour.

The Minack Theatre 10:29 on 9th February Twitter

we're really excited to be working with a great team of practitioners on 'Aesop's Fables' today with a cast of over 50 children! Can't beat open air theatre in the winter!

The Minack Theatre 12:28 on 3rd February Twitter

we're having fun with a team of young people working on a 'play in a day' version of Monteverdi's 'Orfeo'.

The Minack Theatre 13:14 on 2nd February Twitter

final set of auditions for @BTAOnStage's production of 'The Addams Family' which is performing here 4-6 May with a combined young cast from London and Cornwall!


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Past shows

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