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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 20190221 20190221 Europe/London Science Adventures

2.00pm

categories Family, Theatre

Science Adventures

  Thu 21st February, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £6 — £8

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190222 20190222 Europe/London The Life and Songs of Jake Thackray

8.00pm start

categories Comedy, Live Music

The Life and Songs of Jake Thackray

  Fri 22nd February, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £12 — £12

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190219 20190223 Europe/London Wall Of Context
categories Art, Community

Wall Of Context

  Tue 19th February, 2019 — Sat 23rd February, 2019

  Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190224 20190224 Europe/London Young Musicians Platform

3.00pm

Chapel St, Penzance, Tr18 4AQ

categories Live Music

Young Musicians Platform

  Sun 24th February, 2019

  St Mary's Church Penzance, Penzance

  £5 — £5

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190224 20190224 Europe/London Blackheart Orchestra

8pm

categories Live Music

Blackheart Orchestra

  Sun 24th February, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £12 — £14.50

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190228 20190228 Europe/London Marky Dawson

8.00pm start

categories Live Music

Marky Dawson

  Thu 28th February, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £10 — £13

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190301 20190301 Europe/London Rare birds from Shetland to Scilly

7.30pm

categories Cornish & Heritage, Talks

Rare birds from Shetland to Scilly

  Fri 1st March, 2019

  Lamorna Village Hall, Penzance

  £3 — £3

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190301 20190301 Europe/London Point of No Return

7.30pm

categories Community, Theatre

Point of No Return

  Fri 1st March, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £8 — £8

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190301 20190302 Europe/London Jeremy Visick
categories Cornish & Heritage, Theatre

Jeremy Visick

  Fri 1st March, 2019 — Sat 2nd March, 2019

  The Centre, Newlyn, Penzance

  £4.5 — £7

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190302 20190302 Europe/London The Scribes

8.00pm start

categories Live Music

The Scribes

  Sat 2nd March, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £5 — £5

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