Camdram

The Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Cornwall
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The Minack Theatre 10:22 on 29th October Twitter

Only one day to go before the opening of Living Spit’s ‘Six Wives of Henry VIII’. We’re so excited to see this amazing duo from Bristol’s Hysterical Historical show. Highly recommended.
Book now (Advisory Age12+)
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@LivingSpit #bestdaysoutcornwall


The Minack Theatre 15:54 on 28th October Twitter

The fabulous actors from @birminghamstage didn't just have to contend with heavy showers in today's @HHLiveOnStage, but the most spectacular sea as well (esp this afternoon at high tide!). All a bit barmy, perfect for 'Barmy Britain'.


The Minack Theatre 11:23 on 28th October Twitter

Here’s a great interview with Stu & Howard on The Six Wives of Henry VIII. ow.ly/jIOl50C4PDP
These guys are seriously funny (and funnily serious about history). Don’t miss the show @minack this weekend.
Book soon ow.ly/R6Z450C4PDO
@LivingSpit #bestdaysoutcornwall


The Minack Theatre 17:05 on 27th October Twitter

The sun shone this afternoon for 'Barmy Britain' from @HHLiveOnStage. It was almost balmy! We're loving having this team at the Minack this week.


The Minack Theatre 15:25 on 27th October Twitter

Fancy something a bit different for Halloween? Then try ‘Six Wives of Henry VIII’.
(Stu McLoughlin’s portrayal of all 6 wives is definitely scary! Just ask Henry!)
Book now Oct 30 – Nov 1. (Advisory Age12+)
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@LivingSpit #bestdaysoutcornwall


The Minack Theatre 10:44 on 26th October Twitter

STOP PRESS Thursday 2pm performance of Horrible Histories:Barmy Britain is now SOLD OUT. We’ve added one more show on Thursday @ 11am. BOOK SOON – these tickets are hotter than the Great Fire of London & move as fast! ow.ly/1vCw50C2ufk
#bestdaysoutcornwall
@HHLiveOnStage


The Minack Theatre 11:12 on 25th October Twitter

The sun is peeking out for the first fabulous performance of Barmy Britain from @HHLiveOnStage! It’s brilliant to see the theatre full of socially distanced families in October!


The Minack Theatre 10:55 on 25th October Twitter

The Royal Hoarder - at his death Henry VIII owned 50 palaces, 6,500 handguns, 70 ships, 78 recorders, 78 flutes, 5 sets of bagpipes & a virginal.
Book now for “Six Wives of Henry VIII” Oct 30 – Nov 1. (Advisory Age12+)
ow.ly/PzX450BXl8D
@LivingSpit #bestdaysoutcornwall


The Minack Theatre 10:55 on 23rd October Twitter

On his deathbed, Henry VIII was “afflicted with visionary horrors”. His last words were reported to be “Monks! Monks! Monks!”
Book now for “Six Wives of Henry VIII” Oct 30 – Nov 1. (Advisory Age12+)
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@LivingSpit #bestdaysoutcornwall


The Minack Theatre 15:57 on 22nd October Twitter

A beautiful afternoon for a matinee of Loveplay by Moira Buffini @hahumahtheatre


The Minack Theatre 10:55 on 22nd October Twitter

The County of Somerset gave Queen Victoria half a ton of cheddar cheese as a wedding gift. Discover more fascinating facts in Horrible Histories : Barmy Britain @theminack next week.
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#bestdaysoutcornwall
@HHLiveOnStage
@PrimaryTimesCor


The Minack Theatre 10:55 on 21st October Twitter

Henry VIII was a regular self-medicator. He invented “An Oyntment to take away inflammations and to cease payne and heale ulcers.”
Book now for Living Spit's “Six Wives of Henry VIII” Oct 30 – Nov 1. (Advisory Age12+)
ow.ly/XMZd50BXkSG
@LivingSpit #bestdaysoutcornwall


The Minack Theatre 10:05 on 21st October Twitter

A few tickets still available for the last performances of Loveplay, this week at the Minack. Don’t miss this fabulous and funny take on the many manifestations of Love. Unsuitable for children
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@hahumahtheatre @DanBottomley @_ElenaValentine @ben.cole.5


The Minack Theatre 15:43 on 20th October Twitter

It was beautifully wild this morning!


The Minack Theatre 10:48 on 20th October Twitter

Home-owners who couldn’t afford chimneysweeps would use a goose with its legs tied together. Discover more fascinating facts in Horrible Histories : Barmy Britain @theMinack next week!
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#bestdaysoutcornwall
@HHLiveOnStage


The Minack Theatre 13:48 on 19th October Twitter

Great review for Loveplay.
'Entertaining and provocative'
'Bravo to everyone involved'
ow.ly/iW7X50BWdgP
Tickets still available at minack.com/whats-on/lovep…
Unsuitable for children
@hahumahtheatre @DanBottomley @_ElenaValentine @ben.cole.5


The Minack Theatre 11:30 on 17th October Twitter

After the murderer William Burke was hanged, his skin was used to cover a notebook. Discover more fascinating facts in Horrible Histories : Barmy Britain @theMinack in October half-term.
minack.com/whats-on/horri…
#bestdaysoutcornwall
@HHLiveOnStage


The Minack Theatre 16:35 on 15th October Twitter

We are full (250 people with social distancing) for this afternoon's performance of 'Loveplay' by Moira Buffini. It's the middle of October - we can't quite believe it! @hahumahtheatre @TheStage @WhatsOnStage @uk_theatre @BBCCornwall


The Minack Theatre 11:35 on 15th October Twitter

King John had a messy end, he died from a very runny bottom. Discover more fascinating facts in Horrible Histories : Barmy Britain @theMinack in October half-term.
ow.ly/MqoT50BJpTQ
#bestdaysoutcornwall
@HHLiveOnStage


The Minack Theatre 11:35 on 14th October Twitter

Loveplay by Moira Buffini OPENS TONIGHT @theMinack. “delightfully quirky, funny and touching” (Daily Telegraph, review of original production). 14 – 23 October. Unsuitable for children
ow.ly/vchJ50BJpuP
@hahumahtheatre @DanBottomley @_ElenaValentine @ben.cole.5


The Minack Theatre 11:35 on 13th October Twitter

Henry VIII – an everyday ruler looking for someone to love, but he just can’t find the right girl. Living Spit’s anarchic comedy brings puts a modern spotlight on the royal dating game.
Book now. (Advisory Age12+)
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@livingspit #bestdaysoutcornwall


The Minack Theatre 19:00 on 12th October Twitter

Please support our friends @IllyriaTheatre. They have gone out there this summer and entertained thousands of people, but found themselves ineligible to apply for the #CultureRecoveryFund.

They truly deserve to survive. twitter.com/illyriatheatre…


The Minack Theatre 11:25 on 12th October Twitter

A toilet, a convent, a London Des Res, Loveplay follows the changing fortunes of a patch of ground over 2000 years & the human encounters that take place there. (Unsuitable for children)
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@hahumahtheatre @DanBottomley @_ElenaValentine @ben.cole.5 @NichsGL


The Minack Theatre 11:25 on 11th October Twitter

18C rent-a-mob! Dick Turpin had 5 supporters at his execution – but they were all paid to be there. For more weird facts about British history, join us in October half-term for Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain.
ow.ly/8SM650BGnVa
#bestdaysoutcornwall
@HHLiveOnStage


The Minack Theatre 10:42 on 11th October Twitter

Set building for our 2 week run of @hahumahtheatre and Minack’s co-pro of Moira Buffini’s Loveplay in the autumn sunshine! #WeMakeEvents in the open air in October! Is it #viable? We’ll tell you in 2 weeks! @uk_theatre


The Minack Theatre 11:35 on 10th October Twitter

“The Six Wives of Henry VIII' is a storming, surprising and sassy night out” – Emma Rice (Wise Children) Live @theMinack Oct 30 – Nov 1. Places are limited so book soon. (Advisory Age12+)
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@LivingSpit #bestdaysoutcornwall


The Minack Theatre 11:34 on 9th October Twitter

A great set of photos from last night's performance of 'Dark Stories' by Krill, taken by @penberth73 . Tickets still available for tonight and tomorrow: minack.com/whats-on/dark-…


The Minack Theatre 11:25 on 9th October Twitter

7 people tried to assassinate Queen Victoria – but none of them were hanged. For more weird facts about British history, join us in October half-term for Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain.
ow.ly/E1ne50BGojb
#bestdaysoutcornwall
@HHLiveOnStage


The Minack Theatre 11:25 on 8th October Twitter

A lady seeks Enlightenment & children of the 60s discover free expression. It’s all part of the human yearning for Love. Book now for Loveplay . (Unsuitable for children)
ow.ly/AnbI50BGodH
@hahumahtheatre @DanBottomley @_ElenaValentine @ben.cole.5 @NichsGL


The Minack Theatre 11:25 on 7th October Twitter

Circus skills, music, poetry, dance – there are so many ways to tell stories and all of them are included in Krill’s evening of artistry and tale telling – Dark Stories. Join us on October 8-10 and enter the dark side.
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#bestdaysoutcornwall


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Past shows

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