The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall
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The Minack Theatre 09:06 on 11th January Twitter

We’re thrilled Zoe Curnow, the Minack’s Exec. Director, is listed among The Stage 100 for 2021. This year’s list of influential people in theatre honours inspiring theatremakers in the pandemic. Also named is director & Penzance son, Michael Grandage.

The Minack Theatre 11:11 on 7th January Twitter

We're thrilled to be on this list as a venue who put on shows in 2020 and thank all the amazing producers who took a risk and joined us. @L5YMinack @davidsoho1 @DavidMynne @mischiefcomedy @hahumahtheatre @birminghamstage @IllyriaTheatre @bashstreet @Kernow_King…

The Minack Theatre 09:19 on 7th January Twitter

Even in Lockdown, our Minack gardeners aren't letting the grass grow under their feet.

The Minack Theatre 14:37 on 4th January Twitter

Our photographer @penberth73 took this lovely, tranquil photo of our sleeping theatre this morning, lulled by gentle waves under the rising sun.

The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 4th January Twitter

Our photographer Lynn Batten took this lovely, tranquil photo of our sleeping theatre this morning, lulled by gentle waves under the rising sun.

The Minack Theatre 09:22 on 4th January Twitter

Something to brighten the dark evenings of January. The Minack features in Episode 1 of ITV’s new series, 'Cornwall & Devon Walks with Julia Bradbury' this Wednesday at 8.30pm in which the former Countryfile presenter explores the best walks in the South West.

The Minack Theatre 17:46 on 30th December Twitter

We are sad to tell you that, following Cornwall's entry into Tier 3, we are once more closing our gates until the situation improves. We do not wish to encourage anyone to travel at a time when we are all recommended to remain within our local community.

The Minack Theatre 12:47 on 28th December Twitter

A very hardy @squashboxcraig and audience today for ‘The Sea Show’! We have more storytelling on Wednesday and Friday this week:

The Minack Theatre 10:36 on 27th December Twitter

The Minack is open to visitors every day this week, except on Mon, Wed and Fri mornings when there are storytelling shows at 10.30am. Perfect entertainment for all the family. Advance booking essential.

The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 23rd December Twitter

The Minack Theatre is closed for Christmas and will reopen on Sunday 27 December. You can book tickets to visit on our website and don't forget our Storytelling Shows at 10.30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week!

The Minack Theatre 14:36 on 22nd December Twitter

Best wishes for Christmas from the Minack team to all our friends. Thank you for your support throughout this strange year and may 2021 enable us to share the joy of live theatre together once more.

The Minack Theatre 09:11 on 21st December Twitter

Only two more days to catch David Mynne's wonderful one-man tour-de-force A Christmas Carol. There are still tickets available for this uplifting, spirit-raising show, so why not treat yourself? Performances Mon & Tues at 12.30pm & 3pm.

The Minack Theatre 11:07 on 20th December Twitter

It may be December and a bit chilly, but wrap up in your winter scarf & bobble hat & let the indefatigable David Mynne warm your heart with his magnificent performance of Dicken's A Christmas Carol. Don't miss it, book now!

The Minack Theatre 10:33 on 19th December Twitter

Time to put down the sellotape and wrapping paper and take a well-earned break. Join us at the Minack and raise your festive spirits with A Christmas Carol. Opening today! Performances daily until Tuesday 22 Dec. at 12.30pm & 3pm. Perfect!

The Minack Theatre 09:36 on 16th December Twitter

“Incredible performance... enjoyable for kids, parents and grumpy dads!” There’s still time to enjoy a Dickensian Christmas at the Minack. Book now for a Christmas Carol 19–22 December, performances 12.30pm & 3pm.
“Fun? Call that fun? Bah, Humbug!”

The Minack Theatre 09:22 on 14th December Twitter

“Absolutely the best show I’ve seen this year.” David Mynne’s one-man version of A Christmas Carol has delighted audiences across Britain and the USA. Get your Christmas Spirit at the Minack 19–22 December, performances 12.30pm & 3pm.

The Minack Theatre 18:11 on 12th December Twitter

A fabulous audience this afternoon to watch 6 of Cornwall’s best musical theatre performers singing and playing their hearts out!

Wrap up warm and come and hear them tomorrow at 2pm:…

The Minack Theatre 10:04 on 12th December Twitter

Why not take a break from Christmas shopping and join us this afternoon at 2pm for our first Musical Minack Christmas concert. All your favourite seasonal show tunes in one gorgeous glittering parcel. Still a few tickets available.

The Minack Theatre 15:20 on 10th December Twitter

We had great fun today welcoming @StLevanSchool and their families and friends for their Christmas performance!

The Minack Theatre 09:45 on 10th December Twitter

Only 2 days to our magical Musical Christmas Concerts! Director Lisa Topsey says "The cast have been learning some amazing harmonies for their Christmas numbers and have learnt some fabulous new arrangements of well-known Christmas songs." Book Now!

The Minack Theatre 09:45 on 9th December Twitter

Open air theatre - Bah! Christmas stories - Humbug! Don’t be a Scrooge, join us for David Mynne’s wonderful solo performance of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol 19 – 22 December. Performances at 12.30pm & 3pm.

The Minack Theatre 09:45 on 7th December Twitter

Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas treat with our Minack Musical Christmas concert. 12 & 13 December at 2pm. A medley of all your favourite show tunes and Christmas hits. Music to light up a winter afternoon.

The Minack Theatre 09:45 on 5th December Twitter

Get into the Christmas Spirits – all 3 of them - at the Minack with David Mynne’s magnificent solo performance of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol 19 – 22 December. Performances at 12.30pm & 3pm.

The Minack Theatre 09:45 on 3rd December Twitter

It’s December already, but there’s still time to include a theatrical treat in your Christmas schedule. Book now for our magical Musical Minack Christmas or A Christmas Carol and enjoy some traditional seasonal entertainment. All daytime performances.

The Minack Theatre 12:33 on 2nd December Twitter

Here’s some seasonal Glad Tidings! The Minack reopens this Friday (though for restricted hours) – check our website for details. Meanwhile, during Lockdown, our gardeners have been busy creating a special Minack Christmas Tree to welcome you.

The Minack Theatre 11:12 on 23rd November Twitter

We’re excited to announce a special film event - the stage play of The Mousehole Cat will be on screen @theMinack on 18 Dec. Join Mowzer & Tom to calm the Great Storm Cat & bring Christmas joy to the people of Mousehole. Purr-fect!

The Minack Theatre 14:07 on 20th November Twitter

Oops! Sorry folks. The dates on our previous post about A Minack Musical Christmas were incorrect. We got over-excited just thinking about new live events! The show is on Saturday & Sunday 12 & 13 December.

The Minack Theatre 10:35 on 20th November Twitter

Here’s a date for your diary. Join us for two magical afternoon concerts and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas at the Minack on December 13 & 14. The perfect seasonal cocktail to put some sparkle back into this strange year. Ticket now on sale.

The Minack Theatre 09:41 on 19th November Twitter

Morning all, and what a fine one it is, our photographer Lynn Batten was out early to catch the dawn. #minacktheatre #lockdown2 #sunrise

The Minack Theatre 10:50 on 18th November Twitter

Something to brighten the dark days of winter. Award-winning Scott Matthews Live in Concert in your home on 5 Dec! Scott says “I’ll be debuting songs from my forthcoming release NEW SKIN plus a wholesome selection of songs from my previous six albums.”


Past shows

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