Arts & Culture

The Acorn

Venue for musical and theatre performances, community activities and classes

01736 363545 (admin)

01726 879500 (box office)

Bash St Theatre Company

International street theatre company, touring outdoor, silent movie style circus theatre shows since 1991

01736 360795

Cultural Threads 


Golowan Festival

Penzance celebrates Midsummer with a 10 day festival of arts, fairs and fireworks 

01736 369686

Hypatia Trust

Hypatia Trust celebrates the achievements of women though research, documentation, exhibition, publication and by providing training and educational activities

Montol Festival

Penzance's Midwinter festival, celebrating the darkest time of year with fire, music and Guise dancing under the Lord of Misrule

Morrab Library

An independent library housing over 55,000 books plus archives and a rich photographic collection

 01736 364474

Mounts Bay Singers

A mixed voice choir based in Penzance

01736 756252

01736 710577

Mousehole Male Voice Choir

 Formed in 1909, the choir continues to represent the highest standards of male voice singing

Newlyn Art Gallery

Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange offer a wide and varied exhibition programme across two sites, presenting contemporary work in all media by regional, national and international artists

01736 363715

Newlyn Filmhouse 

Independent arthouse cinema with two screens, bar and restaurant

01736 332222

Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Local history, archeology and the world famous paintings of the Newlyn School artists, bookshop and cafe

01736 363625

Penzance Choral Society

One of the oldest mixed choral societies in the country and possibly the most western 

Penzance Musical Theatre Company

Thriving amateur operatic and musical theatre company, offering a wide variety of performance and production opportunities to members

01736 601557

Penzance Public Library

Penzance Library and One Stop Shop, St John's Hall, Penzance 

0300 1234 111

Penzance Old Cornwall Society

Promoting and preserving the legacy of old Cornwall

 01736 363237

Penzance Orchestral Society

Amateur orchestra performing classical concerts 

 01736 871808

Penzance Orpheus Ladies Choir

A forward looking choir of over 50 voices, singing a wide range of music from modern to more classical pieces

 01736 360618

St Peter's Players

Community theatre group based in Newlyn


Shallal Dance 

Shallal celebrates diversity, ability and community through dance and theatre.

07856 426150 

Stage-struck Amateur Musical Youth Theatre

This award winning youth theatre group has over 60 members aged between 6 and 21 all of whom sing, dance and act

01736 369142

Savoy Cinema

Independent cinema chain providing 4 screens, restaurant and bar  


01736 363660