The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall
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The Minack Theatre 11:15 on 1st October Twitter

Loveplay – sex & society across the centuries in Moira Buffini’s witty, satirical play. Join us for something a bit different this October. (Unsuitable for children)
@hahumahtheatre #bestdaysoutcornwall @DanBottomley @_ElenaValentine @ben.cole.5

The Minack Theatre 09:15 on 1st October Twitter

The leaves may be falling & days getting shorter, but the Minack is still open for visitors throughout October. Pre-booking is essential for all visits, so please visit our website & secure your visit slot to avoid disappointment.

The Minack Theatre 20:44 on 30th September Twitter

Tonight, once again, we stand in solidarity with all our friends whose working lives have been so disastrously affected by this pandemic. We are proud to have staged 135 events to over 30,000 people since 13th July, if only we weren't so unusual. 😢 #WeMakeEvents #LightItInRed

The Minack Theatre 11:15 on 30th September Twitter

Tune in to the dark side and let the magic of storytelling weave its spell under the shades of night. Join us @theminack next week for Dark Stories with #Krill. Featuring some of Cornwall’s finest storytellers. Book now.

The Minack Theatre 11:37 on 29th September Twitter

A suggested cure for the Black Death was to rub a live frog on your tummy. It didn’t make the frog feel any better either. For more weird facts join us in October half-term for Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain.

The Minack Theatre 14:15 on 23rd September Twitter

Tickets for Opera under the Stars are selling fast. Here’s wonderful baritone Jerome Knox who will be @theminack 28-30 September.
@alterclassical @soprano_rose @jeromeknoxbaritone @ryan.davies.923171 @tim.dean.3745

The Minack Theatre 10:55 on 22nd September Twitter

It’s time to turn to your Dark side. Join us for an evening of captivating music, mischievous comedy, striking acrobatics & dance and enjoy the tingle of Dark Stories with #Krill.

The Minack Theatre 11:02 on 21st September Twitter

NEWS FLASH! B3315 closed between Sparnon and Porthcurno due to roadworks. To reach the Minack, please follow diversion signs or use A30 via Sennen.

The Minack Theatre 10:38 on 21st September Twitter

Join us for a night of laughs with the Kernow King’s Greatest Hits. Nothing Cornish is left untouched, from the great things in Cornwall to the rather less great things. 2 – 3 October. Book now.

The Minack Theatre 09:08 on 21st September Twitter

Good morning and welcome to another week, please note that you still need to pre-book a time slot to visit the theatre. For full details and information please visit our website #minacktheatre

The Minack Theatre 11:16 on 19th September Twitter

Enjoy this clip of the glorious voice of Rose Stachniewska
one of 3 superb singers who will be @theminack 28-30 September.
Book now!…
@alterclassical @soprano_rose @jeromeknoxbaritone @ryan.davies.923171 @tim.dean.3745

The Minack Theatre 13:46 on 18th September Twitter

All afternoon & evening performances for The Wind in the Willows next week are SOLD OUT, so we’ve opened 2 additional MORNING MATINEES on Wednesday and Friday at 10.30am for booking. But Hurry, numbers are limited!!
@illyriatheatre #bestdaysoutcornwall

The Minack Theatre 15:09 on 14th September Twitter

Head Gardener Claire gives an update on the work they're doing this month in the Minack gardens. If you've not seen our new garden plaques before - each area of our garden has been given its own special name, with a very appropriate theme.

The Minack Theatre 10:58 on 12th September Twitter

Living Spit’s The Six Wives of Henry VIII – a 2 man gallop through the dating dilemmas of a much-married monarch. Warning – contains live music, embroidery, barbie dolls, silly songs & historical hysteria. Book Now! (Advisory age 12+)

The Minack Theatre 15:55 on 11th September Twitter

Good News! – We’ve released a few additional tickets for all performances of The Last Five Years. For more information phone our box office on 01736 810181. Most shows now sold out online, so hurry!
@omarokai #L5YMinack @BRiLLiANTta #bestdaysoutcornwall

The Minack Theatre 10:40 on 11th September Twitter

Tickets are selling fast for Illyria’s enchanting production of The Wind in the Willows (22- 26 Sept). Don’t miss this irresistible tale of messing about in boats (and cars), a river bank and the joy of friendship.
@illyriatheatre #bestdaysoutcornwall

The Minack Theatre 10:40 on 10th September Twitter

Did you know? Henry VIII imposed a tax on beards. For more weird and wonderful facts about British history, join us in October half term for #HorribleHistories #BarmyBritain. Book soon to avoid disappointment.

The Minack Theatre 10:03 on 9th September Twitter

To the end of August we have welcomed 47,896 visitors to the Minack since we opened in July, 23,000 of who have watched one of 101 performances (with just one cancelled due to weather!). We are now programmed through to the 1st Nov! #backonstage @uk_theatre Photo: @penberth73

The Minack Theatre 09:59 on 9th September Twitter

Hurry! If you want tickets for The Last Five Years, they’re going fast, so book now! Two fabulous west end performers, wonderful songs and a moving love story. What more can you ask for?
@omarokai #L5YMinack @BRiLLiANTta #bestdaysoutcornwall

The Minack Theatre 09:43 on 9th September Twitter

We've had enquiries about the news that social groups of more than 6 will not be allowed from Monday. If you are booked to come as a multi-household group larger than 6 then we will ask you to move around the Minack in household bubbles. @BBCCornwall @ILoveCornwallUK @uk_theatre

The Minack Theatre 12:05 on 8th September Twitter

Join us for jazz under a starry sky (we hope) - with the Simon Latarche Trio, on Monday 21 September. A perfect way to round off the summer. Book now.

The Minack Theatre 17:01 on 7th September Twitter

Documental Theatre has put a call out to artists in the South West to submit 3 min videos or audio clips to help you reach 100s of 1000s of industry people with your talent and ideas. Deadline 30 Sept. For more information see link below.

The Minack Theatre 11:43 on 7th September Twitter

There are still some tickets available for The Last Five Years at the Minack next week. It’s certain to be a highlight of our season, so don’t miss it!
@omarokai #L5YMinack @BRiLLiANTta #bestdaysoutcornwall

The Minack Theatre 11:15 on 5th September Twitter

Did you know? King Henry III kept a polar bear that went fishing in the Thames. For more weird facts about British history, join us in October half term for #Horrible Histories #Barmy Britain. Book soon to avoid disappointment.

The Minack Theatre 14:01 on 4th September Twitter

Keep summer going just a little longer with Illyria’s production of The Wind in the Willows. Perfect family entertainment. Book soon as tickets are going fast.

The Minack Theatre 18:19 on 30th August Twitter

“currently”? Sadly at the moment there’s not a big selection to choose from 😢…

The Minack Theatre 14:00 on 30th August Twitter

NOW ON SALE As the nights draw in, enjoy Dark Stories under the autumnal skies with #Krill. With choreography by Robert Mennear, original music by Ben Sutcliffe and storytelling by Sharon Andrews. It’s time to explore the dark side!


Past shows

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