The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall
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The Minack Theatre 11:35 on 2nd August Twitter

Just brilliant that the amazing @hannahinlondon is directing our rehearsal of 'Stones in his Pockets' from home over zoom! Huge thanks to @Millie_Brolly for supporting Hannah and the cast!…

The Minack Theatre 09:34 on 2nd August Twitter

Our agapanthuses are blooming beautifully today in the summer sun! @PenberthPlants @BBCCornwall

The Minack Theatre 12:45 on 31st July Twitter

LAST CHANCE TO BUY TICKETS for #StonesinhisPockets. Still a few seats available for the last three days of the run Thurs 13 - Sat 15 Aug. This warm-hearted comedy is great summer entertainment, so don't miss it!

The Minack Theatre 13:15 on 30th July Twitter

COMING SOON 31 August. For one night only, sublime Scottish harpist, #RuthWall performs live on her Three Harps at the Minack. From Highland jigs & Welsh folksongs to Irish laments & Classical favourites plus a few surprises.

The Minack Theatre 11:17 on 30th July Twitter

NOW BOOKING. Didjan - Cornish music with #BecApplebee & #RichardTrethewey. 2 talented artists performing local music & stories on a Cornish cliff, plus award winning songwriter Kris Lannen of #BrotherSea. Bleddy ‘Ansum!

The Minack Theatre 12:30 on 29th July Twitter

There’s #mischief in the air at the Minack. Join us for Mischief Movie Night with @mischiefcomedy 2–6 September. You direct the film, they perform it – a guaranteed comedy blockbuster. Book soon.

The Minack Theatre 11:03 on 29th July Twitter

COMING SOON #StonesinhisPockets returns. This brilliant, quirky comedy of two hapless film extras was a huge hit at Minack last year and is back for 2 weeks from 5 August. If you like great acting and good drama, don’t miss it.

The Minack Theatre 15:59 on 28th July Twitter

NEW for 2020 Book a tour of the Minack Gardens led by Head Gardeners, Jeff Rowe & Claire Batten. Learn about the plants and challenges of our glorious sub-tropical gardens. A must for all garden lovers.

The Minack Theatre 12:41 on 28th July Twitter

STOP PRESS! @SethLakeman will be giving an additional performance at Minack on Sunday 13 Sept at 3pm. Tickets for both evening shows have already sold out, so hurry if you want tickets!

The Minack Theatre 14:04 on 27th July Twitter

Tickets for #EducatingRita selling fast. Best availability: Sun 23 Aug 3pm & 7pm; Thurs 27 Aug 3pm & 7pm, Fri 28 Aug 7pm and Sat 29 Aug 3pm. First few shows sold out, limited avail. for other perfs.

The Minack Theatre 12:22 on 27th July Twitter

Seth Lakeman will be performing solo at Minack for 2 nights only in September. Tickets now on sale. They’re likely to sell fast, so if you want to be there – don’t wait.

The Minack Theatre 10:37 on 26th July Twitter

Our summer events are selling fast. We have significantly reduced our audience capacity to enable social distancing, so please book early to avoid missing out. Have a look at our At A Glance list to see what is currently available.

The Minack Theatre 19:07 on 25th July Twitter

The brilliant @DavidMynne takes us back one final time to tell Pip’s story in Great Expectations... a fabulous week for our first full week of events in 2020!

The Minack Theatre 14:40 on 24th July Twitter

There are only a few tickets left for @BashStreetTheatre’s wonderful ‘live’ silent movie, #TheStrongman at the Minack next week. Perfect for all the family, so don’t miss it. Book now!

The Minack Theatre 13:20 on 24th July Twitter

Tickets for our hilarious, bitter-sweet comedy, #StonesinhisPockets, are going fast. #BenKernow and #StephenCavanagh reprise their (many) roles from last summer. Some shows are already sold out so book soon!

The Minack Theatre 13:04 on 24th July Twitter

The next episode of 'Gardening at the Minack', Claire shows us some of the thriving South African plants in our gardens. @PenberthPlants

The Minack Theatre 12:56 on 24th July Twitter

An unexpectedly sunny morning for socially distanced storytelling from @johnbrolly !

The Minack Theatre 11:08 on 24th July Twitter

Next week at the Minack. Performances for The Soldier’s Tale are nearly sold out, so if you want tickets for this devilishly enchanting musical treat, book now.

The Minack Theatre 22:18 on 23rd July Twitter

This is a stunning photo from @penberth73 , taken after yesterday’s evening performance!

The Minack Theatre 09:47 on 23rd July Twitter

A perfect evening for our first evening theatre performance! Huge thanks to the brilliant David Mynne for his skilful performance of Great Expectations.

The Minack Theatre 11:31 on 22nd July Twitter

Don’t miss @BashStreetTheatre ’s hilarious, tear-jerking, breath-taking show #TheStrongman, at the Minack next week. Acrobatic circus skills, silent comedy, romance and live music. Perfect for all ages. Book now!

The Minack Theatre 09:40 on 22nd July Twitter

Love a spooky story? Join us next week for The Soldier’s Tale by #Stravinsky – a musical fable about a devilish bargain and a treasured fiddle. Perfect entertainment for older children and anyone who loves a good tale and great music.

The Minack Theatre 17:01 on 21st July Twitter

Now on Sale! 22-26 Sept. #Illyria’s hilarious production of The Wind in the Willows. Mole yearns for adventure, Rat adores boats and Badger likes peace and quiet. And then, there’s Toad! Perfect for age 5+ and anyone who loves a great tale.

The Minack Theatre 14:30 on 21st July Twitter

Now on Sale! A Night at the Musicals. #AlistairBrammer has played lead roles in London and Broadway incl. Les Mis., Miss Saigon & Wicked and comes here for one night only, to sing some of his favourite songs. @alistairbrammer

The Minack Theatre 12:36 on 20th July Twitter

#GreatExpectations at The Minack Wed - Sat this week. Selling fast - only a few tickets left. Book Now to see this hilarious and heart-warming show.

The Minack Theatre 12:29 on 20th July Twitter

Chris Difford, #Squeeze live at the Minack on Mon. 27 July. Chris tells stories and performs wonderful Squeeze songs and his own solo work. #ChrisDifford turns the mundane into the beautiful, the urbane into the exquisite. BOOK NOW!

The Minack Theatre 20:48 on 19th July Twitter

The theatre and bay looked pretty perfect today!

The Minack Theatre 16:30 on 17th July Twitter

Tickets now on sale for Stephen Tomkinson and Jessica Johnson in Willy Russell's Educating Rita at the Minack from 18 August. Book early for this hilarious and heart-warming comedy.

The Minack Theatre 10:20 on 17th July Twitter

We are delighted with the response to this morning's announcement that we are working with @davidsoho1 to bring Willy Russell's brilliant play @EducatingRitaUK to our stage in August. Please bear with us if you are trying to buy tickets - our lines and website are super busy!


Past shows

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