Festive family theatre across the Duchy

Festive family theatre across the Duchy

There’s nothing quite like a bit of theatre to get you and your loved ones into the Christmas spirit.

See below for a programme of events in Cornwall:

From 4 to 31 Dec: Peter Pan at Hall for Cornwall, Truro. Join in with the adventure of a lifetime with Peter, Wendy, Hook, the Lost Boys, and of course, Tinker Bell too! This year’s production stars Cornwall’s very own Kernow King as Captain Hook.  hallforcornwall.co.uk

The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Christmasness! Squashbox Theatre’s show celebrates everything Christmassy, from fir trees, fairy lights, sleigh bells and snowflakes to crackers, carols, presents and puddings!

9 Dec 2pm: Heartlands, Pool www.heartlandscornwall.com. 17 Dec 2 & 4pm: Sterts Studio, Upton Cross, 01579 362382 www.sterts.co.uk. 22 Dec 3.30 & 6.30pm: The Acorn, Penzance 01736 363545 theacornpenzance.com

10 Dec 7pm: Kidz at Christmas, St Ives Theatre, fun-packed festive extravaganza. kidzrus.net

 15, 16, 18 to 20 Dec 7pm, 16 & 20 Dec 2pm: Elf – the Musical,  Sterts Theatre Company at Liskeard Public Hall 01579 362382 www.sterts.co.uk

16 to 31 Dec: The Mousehole Cat is back and is just magical!  Solomon Browne Hall, Mousehole. Enthralling performance based on the well-known Cornish legend, with actors, live folk music and singing, and an utterly convincing life-size cat puppet. Early booking is advised, it’s always a sell-out. 01872 384448 cousinjacks.org  

Coppice Theatre’s Jack Frost 7! Jack is back for more fantastic festive storytelling with projections & innovative lighting; a magical experience for age 3+. 17 Dec 11.30am & 2.30pm: The Poly, Falmouth, thepoly.org. 01326 319461. 21 Dec 2pm: The Acorn, Penzance 01736 363545 theacornpenzance.com

20 to 22 Dec: Frozen JR, St Ives Theatre, musical based on the film. kidzrus.net 21 & 22 Dec: Santa’s Christmas Wish! Regal Theatre, Redruth Song-filled, interactive family show followed by a special meet, greet, and treat with Father Christmas Santa delivers presents all over the world… but what would he like for Christmas? Dasher the Reindeer has an idea… 01209 216278 www.regaltheatre-redruth.co.uk

27 & 29 Dec 3pm: Squashbox theatre’s The Sea Show is a quirky and hilarious mix of puppet show, natural history and comedy cabaret. 1 Jan 3pm: John Brolly master storyteller with The Piskie in the Garden The Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, minack.com 01736 810181

2 to 4 Jan 7.30 pm & some matinees: Wonder Pantomime’s traditional pantomime Jack & The Beanstalk. Lane Theatre, Newquay.
Join Jack on his GIANT adventure as he climbs the beanstalk to an enchanted land of excitement and adventure, where he must rescue his friends and family from one very hungry giant! lanetheatre.co.uk 01637 876945

10 to 14 Jan: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Regal Theatre, Redruth presented by R.A.M.P.S. with toe tapping songs and dance routines. 01209 216278 www.regaltheatre-redruth.co.uk

20 to 27 Jan: Jack and the Beanstalk, Keay Theatre, St Austell. St Blazey Amateur Operatic Society’s traditional pantomime promises to be entertaining, colourful with plenty of music and laughter. www.ticketsource.co.uk

21 Jan 2pm: The Magic of Dinosaurs, The Acorn, Penzance. Magician and comedy performer Greg Chapman’s comedy & magic show with mind-reading, stories, & puppets. 01736 363545 theacornpenzance.com.

23 to 28 Jan: Sleeping Beauty. Epworth Hall, Helston Join Helston Theatre Company in this captivating pantomime adventure, a timeless tale woven with tradition and sprinkled with magical moments! 01726 879500 www.helstontheatrecompany.co.uk

25 & 26 Jan 7.30pm, 27 Jan 3.30pm: Liskeard Lions’ present Peter Pan. Liskeard Public Hall 01726 63513 www.crbo.co.uk

For more activity ideas for December and on into the new year, see the magazine below: