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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 20190823 20190823 Europe/London The Winding World

7.30pm start. Don't forget to order yummy hot food!

categories Live Music, Outdoor

The Winding World

  Fri 23rd August, 2019

  Penlee Park Theatre, Penzance

  £4 — £20

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190823 20190823 Europe/London Paul Millns at The Acorn.

8pm

categories Live Music, Theatre

Paul Millns at The Acorn.

  Fri 23rd August, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £10 — £13

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190823 20190823 Europe/London Paul Millns – from ‘A Little Thunder’

8.00pm start

categories Live Music

Paul Millns – from ‘A Little Thunder’

  Fri 23rd August, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £10 — £12

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190824 20190824 Europe/London Company B at Penlee

7.30pm start. Don't forget to order yummy hot food!

categories Live Music, Outdoor

Company B at Penlee

  Sat 24th August, 2019

  Penlee Park Theatre, Penzance

  £8 — £10

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190824 20190824 Europe/London Boo Hewardine

start time 8.00

categories Live Music

Boo Hewardine

  Sat 24th August, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £12 — £14

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190825 20190825 Europe/London Stones and Bones – Squashbox Theatre

2pm start!

categories Family, Outdoor

Stones and Bones – Squashbox Theatre

  Sun 25th August, 2019

  Penlee Park Theatre, Penzance

  £5 — £20

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190826 20190826 Europe/London Star Wars – A New Hope

8.45pm start. Don't forget to order yummy hot food!

categories Film, Outdoor

Star Wars – A New Hope

  Mon 26th August, 2019

  Penlee Park Theatre, Penzance

  £3 — £6

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190826 20190826 Europe/London Alice, Formerly of Wonderland

Finish time 10.15 pm

categories Dance, Theatre

Alice, Formerly of Wonderland

  Mon 26th August, 2019

  Acorn Penzance, Penzance

  £6 — £10

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190827 20190827 Europe/London Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

7.30pm start. Don't forget to order yummy hot food!

categories Outdoor, Theatre

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

  Tue 27th August, 2019

  Penlee Park Theatre, Penzance

  £8 — £40

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190807 20190828 Europe/London Summer Art Classes

2 - 4pm on Wednesdays

categories Art, Family

Summer Art Classes

  Wed 7th August, 2019 — Wed 28th August, 2019

  The Exchange Penzance, Penzance

  £6 — £6

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