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The Acorn

The Acorn Parade Street, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
+44 1736 363545
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Local theatre with interesting variety of acts

Love this little theatre, mainly manned by volunteers. Good for live music, theatre etc. There is... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
H d
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Penzance, United Kingdom
Brilliant venue!

Love this place! One of the best venues we've ever been to for live music. Brilliant acoustics... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Jane S
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6 Feb 2017
“Local theatre with interesting variety of acts”
21 Jan 2017
“Brilliant venue!”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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The Acorn Parade Street, Penzance TR18 4BU, England
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+44 1736 363545
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

Love this little theatre, mainly manned by volunteers. Good for live music, theatre etc. There is also a super little bar, with an excellent choice of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. The coffee is good too! We are so happy to support this venue.

Thank H d
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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Love this place! One of the best venues we've ever been to for live music. Brilliant acoustics, even right at the front. Lovely volunteer staff and superb cider 😄 Saw Willie and the Bandits (supported by Black Balled who were also AMAZING!) Thank you all...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

We've been going to The Acorn for over 20 years now and despite its many trials and tribulations it just keeps on keeping on (bit like Penzance itself really). Our last visit was to see the lovely and informal "Salt Road" a mix of storytelling...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2016

Just seen The Bookshop Band kick off the Penzance Literary Festival. Fantastic evening at The Acorn, which is the hub of the Festival. The Bookshop Band are wonderful singers, songwriters, and musicians. The upstairs auditorium hosts the bigger acts and the cosy downstairs bar area...More

1  Thank Philippa H
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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little intimate theatre... Penzance folk club run evening..very friendly..bar at reasonable prices....

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Reviewed May 29, 2016

I saw this Band at the Acorn recently who were excellent, the venue is historic with beautiful stained glass windows which the photos just cant show the true beauty of. The building itself has huge potential, but as it has charity status the funding is...More

Thank Fliss A
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had a wonderful night at the theatre. The Acorn is a fabulous building. It has been made more accessible in recent years with the installation of a lift, which unfortunately wasn't working when I was there, however, it would usually be easy for the...More

Thank Helena M
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

Great place for gigs, parties etc. Bar downstairs with small stage area, bigger stage on ground floor and balcony seating on first floor. A much loved venue here in Pz.

Thank memells
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Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was our "wild card" on this trip, what a great time we had, chatting to locals, watching Alaska, by the black fish theatre. We booked and were given ticket numbers, NOT seat numbers. You want the best seats, get there early as it is...More

Thank elmscroft
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Reviewed January 26, 2015

Just had my 8th, possibly 9th visit to this fantastic local venue. The quality of the acts is always high and the venue itself is full of atmosphere,with excellent sound, friendly staff and a surprisingly well stocked bar serving great wine and local beer from...More

Thank David H
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