Venue: Acorn Theatre

Acorn Theatre

Venue information

Address: The Acorn, Parade Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4BU

Telephone: 01736 363545


Penzance LitFest is delighted that The Acorn will once again be the main hub for the Penzance Literary Festival 2017. Tickets will be available to book in person at the Acorn Box Office (Thursdays and Fridays, 11 –2 pm) in the run-up to the festival. And programmes, tickets and event information will be available from the Box Office throughout the festival.


Events at Acorn Theatre Date Time
AC11 You couldn’t make it up, with Peter Fluck, Terry Stiastny and Alex Wade 05/07/2017 6:30pm
AC12 Charles Causley at 100: a celebration 05/07/2017 8:00pm
AC21 Love stories in a time of war: Louisa Young in conversation with Patrick Gale 06/07/2017 11:00am
AC22 Revolutionary Dreams, with Charlotte Hobson 06/07/2017 1:00pm
AC23 Local panel, with Liz Fenwick, Jenny Kane and Chris Vick 06/07/2017 3:00pm
AC24 Seeing Myself: the new science of out-of-body experiences, with Susan J Blackmore 06/07/2017 5:00pm
AC25 The Poetry Point presents… 06/07/2017 6:30pm
AC31 Cove: Cynan Jones in conversation with Tim Hannigan 07/07/2017 11:00am
AC32 Life Behind Bars, with Jane Corry 07/07/2017 1:00pm
AC33 The Horseman, with Tim Pears 07/07/2017 3:00pm
AC36 Flack’s Last Shift: Alex Wade in conversation with Kirstie Newton 07/07/2017 6:30pm
AC37 Life Girl, with Jane Pugh 07/07/2017 7:00pm
AC38 In uncharted waters, with Rob Barratt 07/07/2017 8:00pm
AC42 On staying sane in insane places, with Lynne Jones 08/07/2017 11:00am
AC41 The Hidden Room, with Stella Duffy 08/07/2017 11:00am
AC43 Art of the Islands: Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking visual culture, with Michelle Brown 08/07/2017 1:00pm
AC44 Breaking from the past: Cassandra Parkin in conversation with Teresa Benison 08/07/2017 1:00pm
AC45 From Cornwall to Ladakh: travels of a Victorian lady, with Jean Burnett 08/07/2017 3:00pm
AC46 Writing workshop with Stella Duffy: impro for writers 08/07/2017 3:00pm
AC47 Deeper than Indigo: voyages in search of forgotten explorer Thomas Machell, with Jenny Balfour Paul 08/07/2017 5:00pm
AC48 Individual medley, with Katrina Quinn 08/07/2017 5:00pm
AC49 Bowie in the Bar, with Nicholas Pegg and members of the Bowie Lounge 08/07/2017 8:00pm
AC64 The Mysteries of Consciousness with Susan J Blackmore 04/07/2018 1:30pm
AC33 Adam Hart-Davis: The Weird and Wacky World of Comic Artist William Heath Robinson 04/07/2018 3:30pm
Finding Eden: A Journey into the Heart of Borneo with Robin Hanbury-Tenison 04/07/2018 8:00pm
AC17 29 Seconds – Flying out of the Comfort Zone with T M Logan 05/07/2018 11:00am
AC21 Stories that Take Flight with Rachel Joyce 05/07/2018 1:30pm
AC36 The Archers: Behind The Scenes 05/07/2018 6:00pm
AC40 Michael Pennington: Sweet William 05/07/2018 8:00pm
AC11 The Thermal Stair: W S Graham & the Artists by David Whittaker 06/07/2018 11:00am
AB4 ‘A Boy Called Ocean’: Taking flight, or facing your demons? with Chris Higgins 06/07/2018 1:30pm
AC38 Peter Clark’s Emirates Diaries: From Sheikhs to Shakespeare 06/07/2018 3:30pm
AC30 Voices from the ‘Jungle’ – Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp 06/07/2018 6:30pm
AC65 The Great Big LitFest Quiz 06/07/2018 8:30pm
AC25 Natasha Carthew: All Rivers Run Free 07/07/2018 10:30am
AC55 The Redemptive Power of Walking with Raynor Winn 07/07/2018 1:30pm
AC45 Sarah Winman with Cathy Rentzenbrink: From Stage to Page 07/07/2018 3:30pm
AC41 Paper Wings: Introducing Cornish Short Stories, With Emma Timpany And Guests 07/07/2018 6:00pm
AC28 Cruising At Thirty Thousand Feet, With Dew Vardh And Guests 07/07/2018 8:30pm