WHAT TO SEE AND DO in cornwall
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Theatre & Cinema
Minack Theatre, Porthcurno
One of the great sights of Cornwall, indeed, an extraordinary phenomenon; an Open Air Theatre cut out of the cliff side affording stupendous views. Season of plays, musicals, operas in unique 750 seat theatre. Coffee shop. Season; End of May to mid-Sept. Exhibition Centre tells the story of Rowena Cade who built the theatre. Take a rug, hot thermos, spare jumpers and head gear. Open all year Spring/summer 9.30-5, winter 10-4 (closed 24/25 Dec).
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Newlyn Filmhouse, The Coombe
This is a fabulous little cinema with 2-screens converted from an old fish cellar and smokery. Matinees. Cafe/bar serve seriously good food.
01736 332222 newlynfilmhouse.com Photography: Supplied By Subject
Lively programme of music, amphitheatre (canopied) and dance. Open daily Café/Bar (10-4), (theatre June-Sept) except Su.
01579 362382 sterts.co.uk Photography: Supplied By Subject
Swamp Circus, Broad Street, Penryn
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The Poly, 24 Church Street, Falmouth
Arts centre devoted to cinema, comedy, dance, music, paintings and theatre, since 1833. Bar. Open daily.
01326 319461 thepoly.org Photography: Supplied By Subject
Tolmen Centre, Constantine
A varied arts programme is organically created out of this little build; from movie-making to plays, to choir-making plus vibrant courses on yoga, pilates and todlins.
01326 341353 tolmencentre.co.uk Photography: Supplied By Subject