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Monday 27th @ 6:30 pm David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny - Heartbreak Theatre
Heartbreak productions invites you to share in this exciting escapade, a David Walliams best seller adapted for the outdoor stage.


Friday 7th @ 7:30 pm Feast Night in the Park - Woodman’s Wild Ales
Come and join Stuart Woodman of Cornwall’s award-winning microbrewery Woodman's Wild Ale for an al-fresco feast night with food, beer, wild cocktails and live music in the beautiful setting of Penlee Park.
Saturday 8th @ 7:30 pm An Audience with Ann Widdecombe
With characteristic verve and integrity, Ann Widdecombe recalls her life and highlights the people and events that most influenced her along the way.
Sunday 9th @ 2:00 pm Science Adventures by Coppice Theatre
In their top-secret lab, the Science Fictionaries are trying to create the Ultimate Book of Science Stories! 
Wednesday 12th @ 7:30 pm Falmouth Community Gospel Choir
Led by Ley Adewole and Richard Penrose, the Gospel Choir started as a 10 week workshop in January 2013.
Friday 14th @ 7:30 pm 'Gin & Jazz In The Park'
Join us in Penlee's delicious setting, we're cocooned in the Park along with some very fine jazz from Licence to Swing and exciting mixers to create a memorable summer event.
Saturday 15th @ 7:30 pm Kelsey Michael Band & Hannah Bullock
A summer’s evening of music from these two celebrated songwriters, under the open skies, promises to be a magical event.
Wednesday 19th @ 6:00 pm 'True Foxes' & 'The Boundless Brothers'
Saturday 22nd @ 4:00 pm Flying Tales Children’s theatre workshop
Flying Tales Drama workshops for youngsters. The workshops are designed to encourage stories from play. We may use a Cornish lore, a new-fangled idea or your hidden wild haired family legend as a starting point.
Sunday 23rd @ 7:30 pm St Stythians Band
Expect to hear some well-known band classics and perhaps, a surprise or two from this award-winning group of musicians!
Friday 28th @ 7:30 pm Lucinda Hawksley - 'Elizabeth Revealed'
Come and discover a new side to the first female member of the Royal Family to serve in the armed forces and the first British monarch to be filmed in 3D.


Thursday 4th @ 9:15 pm The Greatest Showman (PG)
We’re opening the Cinema-in-the-Park 2019 Season on July 4th with an iconic American movie!
Friday 5th @ 7:30 pm The Fisherman's Friends - SOLD OUT!
The Fisherman’s Friends have been widely credited with starting the revival of interest in shanty-style choral singing but a cornerstone of their success has been their constantly evolving and expanding repertoire.
Saturday 6th @ 7:30 pm Murder by Appointment - Dark & Deadly Secrets
An unsavoury guest brings far reaching threats that could ruin lives. Could the threat of ruin be so great it leads to murder?
Sunday 7th @ 7:30 pm 'Music Night' : Mount’s Bay Academy
Mount’s Bay Academy’s music department has grown into one of the biggest and best in the southwest over the last few years, and we are really excited to be bringing a huge selection of our exciting students to Penlee Park!
Friday 12th @ 7:30 pm 'IDA' - Live in the Park!
These four stunning sopranos bring you a collection of re-worked operatic arias, chart-topping hits and musical theatre favourites.
Sunday 14th @ 7:30 pm The Cornwall Quartet - Summer Chamber Music in the Park
The Cornwall Quartet is a UK-based classical music string quartet graduating from leading conservatoires, The Royal College of Music in London and The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
Wednesday 17th @ 7:30 pm Sarah McQuaid - In Concert
Recently honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Ards International Guitar Festival in Northern Ireland, Sarah’s also drawn critical praise for her voice (which has been variously likened to malt whiskey and melted chocolate) and her engaging rapport with audiences.
Thursday 18th @ 7:30 pm 'A Perfect World' - Miracle Theatre
A feisty young woman ventures into a Boy’s Own world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives on an action-packed adventure.
Friday 19th @ 7:30 pm 'A Perfect World' - Miracle Theatre
A feisty young woman ventures into a Boy’s Own world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives on an action-packed adventure.
Saturday 20th @ 7:30 pm Skillywidden – a nos lowen (Cornish dance night) beneath the stars.
Legends of Cornish Celtic dance music Skillywidden frequently pack dance floors with their take on the nos lowen style of Cornish dance music.
Sunday 21st @ 6:00 pm Curious Creatures - Squashbox Theatre
Expect to meet curious creatures of all shapes and sizes: from performing fleas and gymnastic snails to irritable alligators, over-excited elephants, and a very intelligent orang-utan!
Tuesday 23rd @ 7:30 pm Wuthering Heights - Heartbreak Theatre
Step into the desolate realm of Wuthering Heights, home to the Earnshaw family and the mysterious orphan,Heathcliff.
Wednesday 24th @ 8:45 pm Plastic Ocean Film Night
This family-friendly film night will open eyes and inspire as we take a trip across the globe to witness the plastic pollution crisis alongside the awesome surfers, paddle boarders and water people for whom the ocean is their life.
Thursday 25th @ 7:30 pm A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Quantum Theatre
Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular comedy of love and intrigue, magic and mayhem, is brought to life by family favourites Quantum Theatre in their wonderfully funny and exuberant production of the Shakespeareclassic.
Friday 26th @ 7:30 pm 'The Shearing Gang'
Our community play in partnership with Dogwood Productions, Sterts Theatre and Trebah Amphitheatre involving local performers working with a professional cast.
Saturday 27th @ 7:30 pm 'The Shearing Gang'
Our community play in partnership with Dogwood Productions, Sterts Theatre and Trebah Amphitheatre involving local performers working with a professional cast.
Sunday 28th @ 12:00 pm The Sea Show - Squashbox Theatre
Come and celebrate the sea with tall tales, silly slapstick, fantastic facts, live music and songs - unmissable fun for children and adults of all ages!
Sunday 28th @ 7:30 pm Illyria presents 'Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves!'
Now in their 28th season, last performed in 2003, Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves! is adapted from the One Thousand and One Nights
Monday 29th @ 9:00 pm Bohemian Rhapsody (PG 13)
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury.
Tuesday 30th @ 6:30 pm The Legend of King Arthur - Boxtree Theatre
With inventive staging, original songs and magical storytelling we invite audiences to enjoy this classic tale of Arthur and the sword in the stone, in Boxtree Production's unique and energetic way!


Thursday 1st @ 7:30 pm Helston Theatre Company : 'Wind In The Willows'
Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking, lovable menace Mr Toad comes to life this summer at Penlee Park Open Air Theatre.
Friday 2nd @ 7:30 pm Helston Theatre Company : 'Wind In The Willows'
Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking, lovable menace Mr Toad comes to life this summer at Penlee Park Open Air Theatre.
Saturday 3rd @ 7:30 pm The Darkside of Pink Floyd
Coupled with an amazing and atmospheric light and video show, be prepared for an unforgettable, emotional 2 1/2 hour rollercoaster ride …
Sunday 4th @ 2:00 pm Myths & Monsters - Squashbox Theatre
Encounter some of the mixed-up monsters of legend, such as the Minotaur, the Harpies, the terrifying Gorgons and the not terrifying-at-all-and-rather-silly Sea Goat!
Monday 5th @ 6:30 pm Romeo and Juliet - Heartbreak Theatre
You are invited to an exclusive, glittering red-carpet event attended by notorious celebrity families, The Montagues and the Capulets.
Wednesday 7th @ 7:30 pm Private Lives - Heartbreak Theatre
Heartbreak welcome you to L’Hotel Crevecoeur.
Thursday 8th @ 6:30 pm Mr Magnolia - Folksy Theatre
Mr Magnolia has many things, such as an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot, some very fat owls learning to hoot, a big purple dinosaur who's a magnificent brute, two sisters who play the flute, and even a swimming pool.
Friday 9th @ 7:30 pm 'Foxes Fair'
Inspired by the deep well of traditional folk music, tailoring songs and melodies to fit their own unique musical style, their playful string arrangements provide a delightful backdrop to their natural and effortless harmonies.
Saturday 10th @ 7:30 pm 'The Magic Flute' : Opera Anywhere
Take a magical journey with Opera Anywhere’s production of The Magic Flute.
Sunday 11th @ 2:00 pm Diggory Piper - The Worst Pirate Ever
Join Diggory Piper as he takes to the seas in his ship The Sweepstake.
Monday 12th @ 8:45 pm Mamma Mia 2
We couldn’t wait to show this sequel in our cinema season!
Tuesday 13th @ 7:30 pm 'Much Ado About Nothing' : The Festival Players
This delicious comedy, popular for over 400 years, will be performed for you by The Festival Players acclaimed all-male Company, in a crystal clear, energetic, colourful production, enhanced by original songs composed by Johnny Coppin.
Wednesday 14th @ 7:30 pm Black-Eyed Nancy in Concert
Black-Eyed Nancy are a growing talent on the Cornish music scene, combining edgy, original material with traditional folk elements.
Friday 16th @ 7:30 pm 'Stairs' : Cheap Date Company
Inspired by original and iconic literature on the theme of stairs, featuring writing and music from award winning poets such as Luke Wright and sound designers including Hannah Mcneill.
Saturday 17th @ 2:00 pm The Greg Chapman Show
Assisted by his ‘incredible stage-tricycle’, an old ice-cream tricycle converted into his own portable stage, Greg delivers a whole host of variety skills!
Saturday 17th @ 7:30 pm 'The Non-Psychic 'Psychic' Show' - Greg Chapman
Using a wide range of skills, Greg will take you through a 90 minute exploration of fraudulent mediums, from Victorian Seances to modern pshycic readings, but all clearly presented as trickery - and without any illusion of talking to people's 'dead relatives'.
Sunday 18th @ 7:30 pm The Comedy Of Errors - Folksy Theatre
Folky Theatre present Shakespeare's classic tale of mistaken identities.
Monday 19th @ 8:45 pm Paddington 2 (PG)
Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes.
Tuesday 20th @ 7:30 pm Illyria : Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'
In their 28th open-air touring season, and renowned all over the world for their clarity, quality and ingenuity, Illyria return to their home-turf: Shakespearean comedy.
Thursday 22nd @ 7:30 pm Three Inch Fools Theatre : 'Macbeth'
Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare’sinfamous Scottish play, Macbeth.
Friday 23rd @ 7:30 pm 'The Winding World' : Bagas Degol
Originating from a local tale about a baby found in the snow, in a Cornish cove, The Winding World is a love story told through words, poetry, songs and music.
Saturday 24th @ 7:30 pm Company B
Company B are a 7 piece “jump jive” band who bring the sights and sounds of the 1940’s bang up to date with a rowdy energetic show full of swing and swagger.
Sunday 25th @ 2:00 pm Stones & Bones - Squashbox Theatre
There will be thrills and spills galore, but also lots of laughs, plenty of puppets, songs, slapstick, tall tales and crazy characters – all presented in that unique Squashbox style!
Monday 26th @ 8:45 pm Star Wars : New Hope (Cert.PG)
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.
Tuesday 27th @ 7:30 pm Illyria : 'Frankenstein' by Mary Shelley
This gripping tale is now a brand-new musical production created by Illyria, the first and only professional theatre company to have toured outdoor productions of Gilbert & Sullivan classics such as The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, Iolanthe, Ruddigore and The Mikado.
Friday 30th @ 7:30 pm 'Vestalia' : To Life Productions
A new instalment in To Life's  own original 'Summer Plays' anthology, Vestalia tells the tale of an Ancient Roman festival in a glorious collision of colour, dance and theatre.
Saturday 31st @ 7:30 pm The Ritzy Belles
The Ritzy Belles are an all-singing, all-dancing female close harmony trio based in Cornwall- bringing you music from the 1940s, 50s and 60s.


Monday 2nd @ 8:15 pm Alien (R 15+)
In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien vessel.
Friday 6th @ 7:30 pm 3 Daft Monkeys
With Celtic and eastern influences, the 3 Daft Monkeys’ dynamic style of world-influenced folk music and infectious dancing rhythms will leave you breathless, enthralled and exhilarated.
Monday 9th @ 8:15 pm A Star is Born (Cert 15)
Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally.
Wednesday 11th @ 7:30 pm 'The Full Bronte' - The Scary Little Girls
Join hosts Maria (glamour puss, academic, thespian) and her assistant Brannie (dog’s body, ensemble cast, backstage crew) in their chaotic attempt to homage the Bronte family!