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The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall

The Minack Theatre is an open-air theatre on the Cornish coast at Porthcurno, near Land's End.

Official website: https://www.minack.com/

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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 29th November Twitter

Christmas at the Minack
Sunday 18 December at 2pm
Take a break from wrapping presents and join us for an afternoon of festive music & rousing tunes from Pendeen Silver Band to get you in the mood for Christmas.
Book now
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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 28th November Twitter

Christmas at the Minack
It wouldn't be Christmas without A Christmas Carol! Don't miss the inimitable David Mynne's mesmerising one-man performance of this timeless, transformative story. It's Dickens with added silliness!
21 & 22 Dec at 4pm
Book now!
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The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 14th November Twitter

Page to Stage in a day.
On Saturday, as part of our New Writing Festival, a group of young people presented #MischaJones' play Rat Rat Rat! directed by #ToriCannell, assisted by #DanielRichards.
Take Part in our FREE Play in a Day workshops
minack.com/create-play-day


The Minack Theatre 15:05 on 4th November Twitter

Each year we award the Minack Trophy to an outstanding production. Our 2022 shortlist includes Coram Boy, Superstition Mountain, Little Women & Moana Jr. But the winner is #Illyria for a joyful production of The Pirates of Penzance. Congratulations to all these great shows!


The Minack Theatre 12:01 on 2nd November Twitter

On Monday, Leedstown Primary School Year 2 joined our creative tutors Heather, Liane & Jordan to make their own exciting drama on the Minack stage. This was part of a free workshop programme we offer to Penwith schools for children in Years 2, 5, 8 & 10.
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The Minack Theatre 10:19 on 31st October Twitter

Winter Opening at the Minack
From this week the Minack will be open to visitors Saturday - Wednesday (closed Thursday & Friday).
Please check our website for daily opening times.
minack.com/whats-on/theat…


The Minack Theatre 10:32 on 28th October Twitter

Moana Jr has the wind in its sails & is voyaging to the horizon at the Minack this weekend.
Tickets still available for performances on Saturday at 1pm and 4pm.
Join our fantastic young cast & discover the hero within!
minack.com/whats-on/moana…


The Minack Theatre 14:00 on 26th October Twitter

This week we’re thrilled to present Moana Jr. Our 4th collaboration with #BritishTheatreAcademy brings together 52 students from the South East, London & Cornwall.

Join Moana & demigod Maui on their epic journey & reveal the hero within.

Book now.
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The Minack Theatre 12:25 on 26th October Twitter

Last chance to catch something Horrible at the Minack!
Don't miss Horrible Histories : Terrible Tudors
Final performances at 1pm and 4pm today.
It's history, with the nasty bits left in!
Book now
minack.com/whats-on/horri…


The Minack Theatre 08:00 on 25th October Twitter

Minack Opening Times this week
Due to daytime performances, on the following days there is only one visiting slot, at 10am each day.
Saturday 22 - Wednesday 26 Oct
Friday 28 - Saturday 29 Oct
Please see our website for further information.
ow.ly/Mn0Z50LhOHR


The Minack Theatre 10:02 on 24th October Twitter

Family fun at the Minack this week
Daily at 1-m and 4pm until Wednesday
Horrible Histories : Terrible Tudors
It's history with the nasty bits left in.
Book now
ow.ly/lcb250LiPqE


The Minack Theatre 08:15 on 24th October Twitter

Minack Opening Times this week
Due to daytime performances, on the following days there is only one visiting slot, at 10am each day.
Saturday 22 - Wednesday 26 Oct
Friday 28 - Saturday 29 Oct
Please see our website for further information.
ow.ly/Mn0Z50LhOHR


The Minack Theatre 08:00 on 23rd October Twitter

Minack Opening Times this week
Due to daytime performances, on the following days there is only one visiting slot, at 10am each day.
Saturday 22 - Wednesday 26 Oct
Friday 28 - Saturday 29 Oct
Please see our website for further information.
ow.ly/Mn0Z50LhOHR


The Minack Theatre 08:00 on 22nd October Twitter

Minack Opening Times this week
Due to daytime performances, on the following days there is only one visiting slot, at 10am each day.
Saturday 22 - Wednesday 26 Oct
Friday 28 - Saturday 29 Oct
Please see our website for further information.
ow.ly/Mn0Z50LhOHR


The Minack Theatre 17:00 on 21st October Twitter

Minack Opening Times this week
Due to daytime performances, on the following days there is only one visiting slot, at 10am each day.
Saturday 22 - Wednesday 26 Oct
Friday 28 - Saturday 29 Oct
Please see our website for further information.
ow.ly/Mn0Z50LhOHR


The Minack Theatre 10:30 on 21st October Twitter

This week at the Minack
In 1589 Queen Elizabeth ordered a counter-Armada to attack the Spanish fleet but it failed with 15,000 lives & 40 ships lost.
Discover more horrible facts in Horrible Histories : Terrible Tudors
22 - 26 Oct at 1pm & 4pm
Book Now!
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The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 18th October Twitter

Did you know? Mary I is called ‘Bloody Mary’ because she had 283 people executed. But that's nothing compared to the 72,000 executed under Henry VIII.
Discover more horrible facts in Horrible Histories:Terrible Tudors at the Minack next week. 22-26 Oct.
minack.com/whats-on/horri…


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 17th October Twitter

Only 4 more days to catch #SuperstitionMountain, #CarlGrose's fabulous black comedy, at the Minack.
'An experience to treasure' The Cornishman
'Bonkers - but brilliant" Reviews Gate
Don't miss it.
ow.ly/N6Ut50Lba2G


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 15th October Twitter

You could really get into hot water at the Tudor court. In 1531 Henry VIII made a law that anyone guilty of poisoning was to be boiled alive!
Discover more Horrible facts about the Terrible Tudors at the Minack this half term.
22 - 26 Oct
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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 14th October Twitter

The Minack has teamed up with the British Theatre Academy to bring Disney's Moana Jr to the Minack stage.
Share the adventures of Moana & her village of Motunui this half term in our special youth production.
28 & 29 October, 1pm & 4pm daily
Book now!
minack.com/whats-on/moana…


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 13th October Twitter

This week at the Minack
Don't miss the hilarious adventures of the three Gunwallow brothers in Carl Grose's brilliant black comedy #SuperstitionMountain.
It's Proper Cornish!
On 'til 20 October
minack.com/whats-on/super…


The Minack Theatre 14:06 on 10th October Twitter

Four plays in one day! Working with #WritersBlock, our Festival of New Writing last weekend presented 4 exciting new works by emerging playwrights.
Wildfire Heart by #KatLoder
Fight or Flight by #KateAusten
Rat Rat Rat Rat Rat by #MischaJones
Lung Capacity by #MirandaMackay


The Minack Theatre 09:51 on 10th October Twitter

Opening tonight at the Minack
#SuperstitionMountain returns for 2 weeks. If you missed it here in the spring, see it now - it's proper Cornish theatre!
"bonkers - but brilliant... A masterly piece of storytelling" Reviews Gate
10 - 20 October
Book now
ow.ly/bimb50L5wTK


The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 6th October Twitter

There are only 80 days to Christmas!
Time to start planning some festive fun to brighten the darkest time of year.
Booking opens today for the first of our Minack Christmas highlights (more coming soon!).
Check out our website for details.
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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 6th October Twitter

We say farewell to the cast of Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) tonight.
There are performances today at 2.30pm & 7pm, so there's still time to catch this comic take on Jane Austen.
‘Riotously funny...gloriously entertaining’'
David Benedict, Variety
Book now
minack.com/whats-on/pride…


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 4th October Twitter

Celebrate halfterm at the Minack with some horrible history.
Did you know: the Tudors had odd ideas about medicine and thought you could cure a headache by rubbing your forehead with a rope used to hang a criminal!
22 - 26 Oct, 1pm & 4pm daily
Book now!
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The Minack Theatre 14:00 on 3rd October Twitter

Last Saturday a group of intrepid youngsters created their own great theatre adventure, Robin Hood, devised, designed & performed in 6 hours. A hugely fun day.
There are lots more exciting adventures to come.
Find out more & unleash your creative genius!
minack.com/create-play-day


The Minack Theatre 10:23 on 3rd October Twitter

Final week for Pride & Prejudice* (sort of) at the Minack.
The weather is looking better, so don't miss this lively, mischievous take on Jane Austen's classic novel.
On 'til Thursday.
Tickets still available.
ow.ly/eGNB50KZr0H


The Minack Theatre 22:21 on 30th September Twitter

The Minack has joined #goinggold for the final day of #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth to shine a light on and raise funds to support research into finding cures for cancers and leukaemia that affect children.
#sophieslegacy #CCAM @sophieslegacy


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 28th September Twitter

Coming soon
We're delighted to welcome back the fabulous Superstition Mountain from 11 October.
Carl Grose's dark Cornish comedy opened here in March before touring the country & returns for 2 weeks.
"An experience to treasure" (The Cornishman)
Book now
ow.ly/pWlo50KVp9j


Shows

Past shows

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