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This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo, near Land's End, and hosts a season of plays and musicals from May to September.
Porthcurno, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
+44 1736 810181
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This is our first ever show at Minack. We went to see the Pirates of Penances performed by Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Excellent performance in the very challenging weather conditions and wind and rain on Monday Evening's performance. The lead singers were excellent...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is so beautiful to see that theatre which was established in 1932. Views of Ocean, Clifs and golden sand coast. You feel like in God's eye.

Thank K9128XAreginab
Reviewed yesterday

we went for a look around and loved the place very interesting story of the lady that built the place. We watched a children's show which was fun.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to see the matinee performance of the pirates of Penzance performed by Cambridge university Gilbert and Sullivan society!! Very good considering the challenging conditions the rain held off right until the end very windy though!! We arrived just as the gate opened at...More

Thank dominic c
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my second time visiting the Minack and it does not disappoint. My son and I saw the play Much Ado About Nothing but it was done in a 1950's diner. The play was outstanding, the singing was phenomenal and the acting was great!...More

Thank NancyfromMI
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The young people from Cambridge G&S were brilliant at last night’s sell out performance of The Pirates of Penzance. Despite the drizzle, the show was a great experience and the performers, particularly the Major General, the Police Sergeant and the leading lady singer were superb....More

Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Before we left Oz, we were able to secure tickets for the opening night of The Pirates of Penzance, but thought the tail-end of Hurricane Helene was going to cause a cancellation. Despite the winds, waves and occasional shower, the cast from the Cambridge University...More

Thank Rowley51
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to see The pirates of Penzance during the leftovers of hurricane Helene. It was fabulous. The actors were superb being rained on and nearly blown over the cliffs. We were really lucky as we were seated next to a lighting hut and were therefore...More

Thank sjascanlon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning place. Short walk from car park to main entrance. Steps in theatre quite steep. Can wander around at leisure. Be aware of opening times as Web site not always up to date. Will close early if there is a performance happening in the...More

Thank jakki j
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is amazing, the story behind how it came to be is truly inspiring. The theatre is built into a cliff side and the views are absolutely stunning. The backdrop of the ocean and the sky - on a warm sunny day. The theatre...More

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18 September 2018|
Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
The evening show will finish at 9.45pm. Running time 2 hr 15mins.
29 August 2018|
Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
yes, we will be open from 10am until about 3.30pm.
28 August 2018|
Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
Yes, you just can't take dogs in when we have performances on.