Showcasing some of the most talented acts from across the South West and beyond, and situated on Penryn Campus near Falmouth, a visit to the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) belongs on every music and theatre lover’s list.
This centre is renowned for hosting an eclectic blend of musical and theatrical sell-out shows from some of the most prolific performance companies such as Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, Forced Entertainment and Aakash Odedra. With compelling performances from numerous groups and ensembles including Hockeysmith, The Wiyos and Gwilym Simcock, AMATA is not just an academic institution, it’s a cultural hub for those with a passion for performing arts.
With multiple performance auditoriums offering high-end sound and lighting as well as seating and standing areas, each room features a fully sprung dance floor to keep you on your toes until the curtain falls.
You can also indulge in the on-site cafe’s selection of homemade and locally sourced cakes, hearty soups and salads and delicious toasted sandwiches, as well as choosing from the wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on offer.
Located just a 15-minute walk from the train station at Penryn, AMATA is ideally situated for rail links. If you’re travelling by car, there is an on-site car park with limited spaces available during certain times. For more parking options, AMATA is also accessible from all other car parks at the Penryn Campus.
For more information on AMATA or to find out what’s on, take a look at http://www.amata.org.uk/.