The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall
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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.


The Minack Theatre 13:26 on 8th October Twitter

Oh dear, @squashboxcraig's puppets Demelza and the Professor are caught on camera trying to test drive the @Headforwards and @SwCornwall's Tesla at the @CareersHubCIoS skills show!

The Minack Theatre 11:21 on 8th October Twitter

Team Minack are having huge fun inspiring Cornish teenagers with the possible careers in performing arts at Cornwall Skills Show with a bit of help from @MiracleTheatre @BKernow @squashboxcraig #CornwallSS19

The Minack Theatre 12:24 on 5th October Twitter

Once again the wind speed is above the safety threshold for safe erection of the screen. Sadly the promoters have had to make the difficult decision to cancel Saturday night's showing of 'Jaws'. More info

The Minack Theatre 15:43 on 4th October Twitter

Disappointing news! Sadly, tonight's showing of Rebecca has been cancelled. The wind is still gusting too much on stage to erect the screen. Ticket holders will receive automatic refunds.

The Minack Theatre 14:11 on 3rd October Twitter

Looking for something to do with the family this October half term? Visit the Minack for a delightful musical performance of ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’. Tickets:

The Minack Theatre 15:56 on 28th September Twitter

Sadly Saturday night's Proms concert cancelled. Ticket holders will receive automatic refunds.

The Minack Theatre 22:31 on 20th September Twitter

Another sad evening as #Orfeo finishes it’s run. Well done to the whole company for coping with a complete spectrum of Minack weather and still being awesome!

The Minack Theatre 18:05 on 19th September Twitter

The end of this afternoon's performance of #StonesInHisPockets. We're going to miss you @stephencavanagh and @BKernow. Have an amazing final performance this evening. Thank you to @hannahinlondon for directing this fabulous pair (assisted by @Millie_Brolly).

The Minack Theatre 15:34 on 17th September Twitter

A beautiful September day last Saturday - thanks to Steven Young for sending us this photo!

The Minack Theatre 16:34 on 12th September Twitter

A stunning sunset photo from @ManOnaPlanet. Definitely one of our favourite Minack photos ever!

The Minack Theatre 14:14 on 10th September Twitter

It's a full house (well, nearly) for the first performance of #StonesinHisPockets, and a very beautiful afternoon! Tickets are available for the rest of the run, but are selling fast.…

The Minack Theatre 09:28 on 10th September Twitter

#StonesInHisPockets dress rehearsal last night. This is such a great play - do come and see it if you can!…

The Minack Theatre 13:43 on 9th September Twitter

Technical rehearsals are underway for #StonesInHisPockets. Tickets are selling fast: get them at…

The Minack Theatre 09:29 on 7th September Twitter

The get in for our own productions of #StonesInHisPockets and #Orfeo is underway this morning! Lots of steeldeck already carried to the stage by the amazing team from Impact Sound & Light.

The Minack Theatre 11:00 on 6th September Twitter

Behind the scenes at the #StonesInHisPockets rehearsals! We look forward to treating audiences to this hilarious and thought-provoking show from next week. | 10-19 September | Book tickets here:…


Past shows

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