What’s On – Penzance/Newlyn – August Bank Holiday



Saturday 26 August 2017:

Pirate Saturday – 10am – 4pm

Children’s and Adults Treasure Hunts and many shops with special pirate deals. From Causewayhead to Chapel Street. For more details: Pirate Saturday


Penlee Park Theatre – Romeo and Juliet – 7.30pm

It’s MODS V ROCKERS! Oddsocks are delighted to be breathing new life into Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet by giving it a musical Mods & Rockers theme. For more details: Romeo and Juliet

Tickets: CRBO Tickets or call the Box Office on 01726 879500


Sunday 27 August 2017:

Pirates on the Prom – Penzance Prom – 12 – 7pm

Guinness World Records Attempt to regain our title as ‘LARGEST GATHERING OF PIRATES’ – 15,000 Pirates needed To Win!  All pirates must be in the designated area on Penzance Prom by 4pm to be included in the count at 4 – 4.10pm.  Entertainment on the Prom from 12-7pm.  For more details, including what to wear, please visit: Pirates on the Prom


Penlee Park Theatre – Tales from the Trees – 2pm

‘Tales from the Trees’ by Squashbox Theatre is a terrific tangle of puppetry, storytelling, live music and comedy, with a theme that embraces natural history, folklore and ecology.  ‘Tales from the Trees’ is 50 minutes long and suitable for children aged 5+ and their families.  For more details: Tales from the Trees.

Tickets: CRBO Tickets or call the Box Office on 01726 879500


Penlee Park Theatre – Macbeth – 7.30pm

Shakespeare’s dramatic story of ambition turned bad is brought vividly to life in Oddsocks’ hilarious new musical, steampunk-style adaptation.  For more details: Macbeth.

Tickets: CRBO Tickets or call the Box Office on 01726 879500


Monday 28 August 2017:

Newlyn Fish Festival – 9am – 5pm

One of the biggest and best celebrations of the sea, seafood and fishing in the country.  Fish cookery demonstrations, fish display, crab picking demonstrations, two music stages, luggers in the harbour, trawlers racing, gigs sprinting, children’s rides, entertainment and education, lots of fabulous food to enjoy plus art & craft stalls to explore.  For more details: Newlyn Fish Festival

Admission: £5.00 (free entrance for children under 16) tickets at the gate. (Fishermen’s complimentary tickets available from the CFPO office.)


Penlee Park Theatre – The Princess and the Pig – 6.30pm

Folksy Theatre are delighted to be returning to Penlee following last season’s sell-out performance of the Smartest Giant in Town, in 2017 we have their musical adaptation of Jonathan Emmett’s “The Princess & The Pig’.  An exciting new show for friends & family, an open-air production, filled with music, and puppetry!  For more details: The Princess and the Pig.

Tickets: CRBO Tickets or call the Box Office on 01726 879500





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