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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 23rd September Twitter

Welcome to the Autumn equinox.
So now, we can begin to think about Christmas.
How about learning to make a gorgeous living succulent wreath that will stay green and growing all through the season?
Find out more on our website.
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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 22nd September Twitter

A treat for garden lovers
Meet the Minack's Head Gardeners for a 2 hour tour of our lush sub-tropical garden & chat about all things horticultural. Pick up tips & discover the challenges of gardening on a cliff.
Cream Tea included!
Book now
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The Minack Theatre 13:33 on 21st September Twitter

The Minack is still very busy this week, so please make sure you book a slot before you visit, otherwise we may not be able to admit you.
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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 20th September Twitter

Opening this week at the Minack
22 Sept - 6 Oct
A unique and audacious retelling of Jane Austen’s most iconic love story.

***** ‘Riotously funny...gloriously entertaining...frankly sensational’'
David Benedict, Variety

Book now
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The Minack Theatre 08:49 on 19th September Twitter

The Minack theatre is closed today.
We will be open as usual tomorrow, Tuesday.


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 14th September Twitter

Auditions will be held on Sat. 24 Sept for both the Minack Acting & Musical Theatre Academies. The Minack Academies help help young people develop advanced theatre skills. To find out more or book an audition slot visit our website.
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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 12th September Twitter

Wednesday mornings at the Minack.
Meet Our Head Gardeners. Spend 2 hours with our garden team discovering the unique challenges of gardening on a cliffside and pick up some horticultural tips. Ideal for keen gardeners.
minack.com/whats-on/meet-…


The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 11th September Twitter

Unless otherwise advised, performances at the Minack will take place as advertised this week, in line with government advice & the wishes of the Royal Household.
A Room with a View by #BodkinTheatre, opens today.
For more information or to book, visit
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The Minack Theatre 11:23 on 9th September Twitter

Thank you, Ma’am
The staff and trustees of the Minack Theatre were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.
Rest in Peace, Your Majesty.
"Now boast thee, death, in thy possession lies
A lass unparalleled."
(William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra)


The Minack Theatre 11:18 on 9th September Twitter

The staff and trustees of the Minack Theatre were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.
Rest in Peace, Your Majesty.
"Now boast thee, death, in thy possession lies
A lass unparalleled."
(William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, Act 5, Sc 2)


The Minack Theatre 10:07 on 6th September Twitter

It's a bit of a challenging week for open air theatre, but #TheatreintheSquare's production of the cozy Victorian romance Cranford opened yesterday despite the weather. Here are some photos from a rather breezy first night.
Runs until Thursday.
minack.com/whats-on/cranf…


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 5th September Twitter

It's the last week to catch our delightful storytelling shows, perfect for young children & families. Journey to the Stars today & Wednesday at 4pm, or enjoy the magical mayhem caused by The Piskie in the Garden on Friday at 4pm.
Book now!
minack.com/whats-on/by-ge…


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 4th September Twitter

Opening tomorrow at the Minack
Cranford (5-8 Sept)
Tragedy, comedy & romance mingle in this gentle, delightful tale of Victorian England.
Book now
minack.com/whats-on/cranf…
#TheatreintheSquare


The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 2nd September Twitter

Its a late Summer of Love at the Minack.
Next week: Romance blossoms in the small town of Cranford, followed by passion & social satire in Room with a View, and the West End hit production Pride and Prejudice*(*sort of).
Book now
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The Minack Theatre 13:52 on 1st September Twitter

Author #JamilaGavin visited the Minack yesterday to see #TowerTheatreCompany's production of Helen Edmondson's stage adaptation of her novel, Coram Boy.
Last performance tonight.
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The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 1st September Twitter

Next week at the Minack
An Audience with Molly
Friday 9 September at 7.30pm
Join winner of The Voice 2019, #MollyHocking, and her band for a fabulous evening of music and song.
Book now for an unforgettable evening.
minack.com/whats-on/audie…


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 1st September Twitter

Last chance today!
Final performances of Coram Boy at 2.30pm & 7.30pm today.
Don't miss this acclaimed production of a story of love, loss and music that will stay with you for ever.
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#TowerTheatreCompany


The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 31st August Twitter

It may be almost September, but there's still lots of entertainment to come at the Minack.
Book now for our October Half Term fun
Horrible Histories : Terrible Tudors 22 - 26 Oct (1pm & 4pm)
Moana Jr. 28 - 29 Oct (1pm & 4pm)
Two fabulous family shows
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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 31st August Twitter

Next week at the Minack
Cranford
5 - 8 September
Based on the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell, tragedy, comedy and romance mingle in this gentle and delightful tale of Victorian England.
Book now
minack.com/whats-on/cranf…
#TheatreintheSquare


The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 30th August Twitter

Coming soon at the Minack
Direct from the West End, Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) is a unique and audacious retelling of Jane Austen’s iconic love story.
Riotously funny...gloriously entertaining...frankly sensational’ David Benedict, Variety
Book Now!
minack.com/whats-on/pride…


The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 30th August Twitter

2 & 9 Sept at 4pm
Just 2 more chances to catch The Piskie in the Garden, our adorable storytelling tale of an old gardener and a very mischievous visitor. Full of fun and fairy magic.
Advance booking essential for this very popular show.
minack.com/whats-on/piski…


The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 29th August Twitter

#CoramBoy opened last night at the Minack.
Don't miss this beautiful, heart-wrenching tale of abandonment, music and love.
Here are some great photos of #TowerTheatre's opulent and entrancing production.
On til Thursday.
Book now!
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The Minack Theatre 10:08 on 27th August Twitter

Opening tomorrow at the Minack
Coram Boy
28 Aug - 1 Sept
Tickets selling fast for this beautiful and haunting tale of abandonment, music and love.
Don't miss it!
Book Now!
minack.com/whats-on/coram…
#TowerTheatreCompany


The Minack Theatre 13:00 on 26th August Twitter

Creator of the Minack Rowena Cade was a lifelong dog lover. To celebrate #InternationalDogDay, here she is with her nieces Helen, Jane & one of their dogs enjoying an afternoon in their cliff garden.
Want to bring your dog to the Minack? - check here:
minack.com/visit-us/can-i…


The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 26th August Twitter

A Tale of Two Calibans
How great to celebrate our special year with this image of 2 (or more!) actors playing the same role here 90 years apart. In 1932 Caliban was played by P K Barker, in 2022 by Richard Sheridan (et al). Thanks #HertfordshirePlayers for (half of!) this photo.


The Minack Theatre 10:03 on 26th August Twitter

Join us for a Journey to the Stars.
There are just 3 more chances to see #SquashboxTheatre's interstellar adventure.
A marvellous blend of puppetry, storytelling, music & comedy, sprinkled with astounding science.
31 Aug, 5 & 7 Sept at 4pm.
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The Minack Theatre 10:18 on 25th August Twitter

This week's magical production of The Tempest ends today. Here are some photos of this magnificently imaginative performance to enjoy.

Next week a different enchantment will be created in Coram Boy. Don't miss it, book now!
minack.com/whats-on/coram…


The Minack Theatre 12:00 on 24th August Twitter

From Morrab Library:
The Penwith Futures Book is community project to gather ideas for a healthy, just, environmentally sound future. We're asking the people of Penwith, to think of their brightest, wildest ideas to help empower action in the community.

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The Minack Theatre 10:32 on 24th August Twitter

Coming Soon
A Room with a View
11 - 15 Sept
“You love the boy body and soul, as he loves you, and no other word expresses it! Love him!”
Join #BodkinTheatre (formerly Cube) for E M Forster's passionate romantic comedy of social values.
Book now!
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The Minack Theatre 10:00 on 23rd August Twitter

Coming soon at the Minack
Cranford
5 - 8 Sept
Welcome to the cosy charm of Cranford - where life is gentle & well-ordered - until the arrival of two gentlemen set the community aflutter. A delightful adaptation of Mrs Gaskell's much loved novel.
Book now
minack.com/whats-on/cranf…


Shows

Past shows

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