Venues at a glance

The Penzance Literary Festival takes place at several interesting and quirky venues in the town. Click on ‘read more’ to see what’s happening at each place!

  • Acorn Theatre

    The Acorn
    The Acorn centre for the arts has quite the reputation in the west of Cornwall for an innovative – sometimes quirky – programme of events, encompassing theatre, dance, music, films, comedy, poetry, storytelling and more
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  • Penlee Coach House

    Penlee Coach House is a returning venue for the 2017 Litfest. Turn towards Penlee Park from Morrab Road, through the gate and Penlee Coach House is on the left hand side through a small gate.
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  • Penlee House Gallery

    Penlee House is a first class gallery and museum set within an attractive park.
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  • Redwing Gallery

    Redwing Gallery Penzance
    Redwing Gallery is a not-for-profit social enterprise representing art and artists excluded from the mainstream commercial art world
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  • St John’s Hall

    The newly-refurbished St John’s Hall hosts Litfest events for the first time in 2016.
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  • The Admiral Benbow

    The Admiral Benbow is a unique pub and restaurant with a worldwide reputation and a famous history. It provides a great, quirky venue for some of the 2015 events.
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  • The Morrab Library

    The Morrab Library Penzance
    The Morrab is an independent library established in 1818, situated in Penzance’s Morrab Gardens overlooking the sea.
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