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Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre: Myths of the Vikings

Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5AR, UK

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Originally a small fishing village, the most westerly town of Cornwall, Penzance, has grown over the centuries into a large, vibrant town and an exceedingly popular tourist destination.
The annual Golowan Festival takes place in Penzance in mid June, offering an eclectic programme of open-air theatre, musical performances and a vibrant fun fair. The event runs for a full week and encompasses the quirky Mazey Day Parades where locals and tourists can witness colourfully decorated floats and be entertained by a host of street performers including musicians, storytellers and choirs.

Many visitors pay a special visit for the Newlyn Fish Festival held on the late-August bank holiday weekend. Celebrating Cornwall’s rich fishing heritage and associated culture, the event features produce stalls, RNLI demonstrations and plenty of live musical entertainment.
In December, Penzance’s Montol Festival comprises six days of events celebrating Cornish traditions and the midwinter solstice. Visitors will be treated to a collection of carol concerts, mummers’ plays (traditional English folk performances), lantern and mask-making workshops, and strolling bands.

All year round, Penzance’s charming Acorn Theatre plays host to a range of creative performances including theatre, dance, music, films and choirs. Occupying a beautiful former Wesleyan Methodist chapel, the venue holds a special place in the hearts of locals and regular visitors alike.

Fans of digging up historical curiosities about Cornwall should pay a visit to Penlee House Gallery and Museum, where fascinating exhibits tell stories of Cornish heritage as well as offering talented artists a platform to showcase their work.

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191023 20191023 Europe/London Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre: Myths of the Vikings
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Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre: Myths of the Vikings

  Wed 23rd October, 2019

  The Centre, Newlyn, Penzance

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191023 20191023 Europe/London What’s in your Head

Finishes at 4pm

categories Art, Family

What’s in your Head

  Wed 23rd October, 2019

  The Exchange Penzance, Penzance

  £6 — £6

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191023 20191023 Europe/London Tales from a Haunted Bookshop

Suitable for 5+; target age 8-12

categories Family, Theatre

Tales from a Haunted Bookshop

  Wed 23rd October, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £6 — £8

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191024 20191024 Europe/London Spellbound

Suitable for age 14+

categories Theatre

Spellbound

  Thu 24th October, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £10 — £13

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191025 20191025 Europe/London Budapest Cafe Orchestra
categories Live Music

Budapest Cafe Orchestra

  Fri 25th October, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £13 — £13

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191026 20191026 Europe/London Mitchell and Vincent

Start time 8.00pm

categories Live Music

Mitchell and Vincent

  Sat 26th October, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £8 — £12

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191025 20191026 Europe/London Humphry Davy Lantern Workshops 2019

FRI 25 OCT: 12.30 – 14.30 15.00 – 17.00 Build your lantern structure and apply first paper layer. SAT 26 OCT: 12.30 – 14.30 15.00 – 17.00 Decorate your lantern.

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Humphry Davy Lantern Workshops 2019

  Fri 25th October, 2019 — Sat 26th October, 2019

  The Exchange Penzance, Penzance

  £0 — £0

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191027 20191027 Europe/London Seeking Isolde

show ends 3.00 pm

categories Family, Theatre

Seeking Isolde

  Sun 27th October, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £10 — £10

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191030 20191030 Europe/London Shivers and Shadows
categories Family, Theatre

Shivers and Shadows

  Wed 30th October, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £5 — £20

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191031 20191031 Europe/London Winter Mountain
categories Live Music

Winter Mountain

  Thu 31st October, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £8 — £10

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