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We welcome the government’s support promised today and look forward to seeing how this will be used to support the reawakening of our live performance venues across the country.
We are delighted to have been chosen as this week’s #makar2makar favourite theatre choice! The incredible writer, actor, director Adjoa Andoh will be starring on #Makar2Makar this Thursday, 7pm! Tune in on the M2M website to watch the show. makar2makar.com
We've cancelled next week's 6 storytelling performances as there is still no change in the government guidance for open air theatres. Come on @OliverDowden, give the open air performance sector a chance before the summer is over. @uk_theatre @CommonsDCMS (pic is pre-covid)
Exciting news - our theatre is reawakening! Some staff came in this morning for socially distanced training (apart from where they are in a household!).
Check out our pre-visit information video here: minack.com/reawakening-mi…
We’ve been shooting our ‘Reawakening the Minack’ film this morning working with local actor Mark Harandon who tells the history of our iconic theatre through the eyes of builder’s mate Billy Rawlings. Look out for the film...
'Theatres can reopen to show recorded shows, but not live performance because of issues around socially distancing performers and the risks associated with singing.'
How about where you can socially distance performers? Or stage monologues? Come on @uk_theatre, help us here. 😢
Another atmospheric photo from @penberth73!
Our set for #MinackHettyFeather is coming out of the theatre today in preparation for reopening over the next week. Further details will be announced once we see the government’s guidance hopefully later today 🤞🤞🤞
In our next episode of our 'Gardening at the Minack' films Claire tells us about the South African plants she is adding. @PenberthPlants
Our theatre continues to sleep under the June showers. We plan to reopen to pre-booked visitors by 4th July. We also plan to stage performances: watch out for further announcements. @uk_theatre
Another episode of our 'Gardening at the Minack' series - just to show that the sun doesn't always shine on the Cornish cliffs! @PenberthPlants
This week we should have had @IllyriaTheatre back with 'The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle'. Their fabulous original production of 'Doctor Dolittle' is available to watch on youtube. Please do support them if you can. youtube.com/watch?v=NljbwT…
For the first time since performances were due to start on 31 March we would have had wet audiences this week for @IllyriaTheatre's performances to our local school children. 😧
Join our friends at OVO for this musical, online, interactive and LIVE Twelfth Night. Tickets are selling like Bee's Knees so get yours now at ticketsource.co.uk/ovo. 12th-14th June 2020 at 8.15pm nightly. youtu.be/oq6FVdtqJF8
The next instalment of our Gardening at the Minack series. Here Jeff talks about planting agaves and aloes on the cliff edge. @PenberthPlants
We've been measuring up today to see how we can implement social distancing for audiences for performances later in 2020! It's looking like one row in three vertically to achieve 2m.
Good morning everyone. We are experiencing problems with our phone system this morning. Hopefully it will be fixed soon!
The sea looks fabulous this morning! If visiting Porthcurno please leave only footprints. There are no toilet or cafe facilities open.
Reasonably, but not like peak summer. twitter.com/i_jane1993/sta…
This is a perilous time for the theatre and performing arts sectors. Fortunately the Minack will get through this crisis, but many of our friends in other theatres are truly struggling along with the freelance artists who are the lifeblood of our sector. #SupportOurUKTheatres twitter.com/uk_theatre/sta…
Shhh... don't wake our sleeping theatre! We're working towards reawakening her for the 4th July. In the meantime all of our facilities remain closed including the car park.
Good morning everyone! Another week of solitude for our sleeping theatre. If you do visit Porthcurno, please be aware there are no toilet facilities and only the beach car park is open.
- Sun 20 Sep
- Mon 21 Sep
- Tue 22 Sep
- Wed 23 Sep
- Thu 24 Sep
- Fri 25 Sep
- Sat 26 Sep
See all the shows that have been performed here at the venue history page.