Penlee Park Open Air Theatre – the theatre in the park in the heart of Penzance. A unique outdoor theatre space that has celebrated Cornish, national and international performers since 1948. Set in beautiful sheltered surroundings in Penlee Park, the theatre seats around 300 people. Come and enjoy an afternoon or evening of quality entertainment […]
The Hypatia Trust was formed to collect, and make available, published and personal documentation about the achievements of women in every aspect of their lives. Central to activities has been the care, development and re-distribution of the Hypatia Collection, a unique set of sub-collections of books, artefacts, and archives, by and about women. The Hypatia […]
The Exchange offers urban spaces in award-winning architecture within walking distance from Penzance bus and train stations. The glass façade spectacularly comes alive at night. The main gallery space is the biggest space across our two venues and can accommodate up to 200 people. The Exchange can host up to 300 people in total. The […]
The recently opened Newlyn Filmhouse is a small two screen cinema in the heart of Newlyn. The Café Bar is open from 10:30am everyday, with a daily changing seasonal lunch and dinner menu and homemade cakes. Everyone is welcome and we strive to accommodate all dietary requirements. The Newlyn Filmhouse will be hosting special Litfest Fringe […]
A church has stood on this headland since the 12th Century. The present church, which, was built in 1835. Our tower acts as a Waymark to the sea faring community. St Mary’s was re-ordered thirty years ago after a huge fire. Traditional church music is very important here. The present grand organ comes from the university […]
The Egyptian House is probably one of Cornwall’s most flamboyantly designed buildings. With its ornate lotus columns and stylised cornices, the building looks quite out of place in Penzance, as if by some miscalculation or time warp, the building was transported to Penzance instead of Egypt.