April Monthly Meeting

Members were delighted to welcome David Hunter and Shazz Andrews to the Murley Hall to listen to the story of Penlee Park Theatre, past, present and future. This unique open air theatre is situated in Penlee Park, Penzance and has been described in the press as the ‘Little Treasure Behind the Hedge’ due to it’s secluded location, often unknown to even local folk. Originally opened in 1948 to celebrate the Festival of Britain, and showcasing only Shakespeare plays , the theatre now performs to around 12,000 people annually with a vast and varied programme that in 2022 includes Gin and Jazz, The Mikado and even (somewhat surprisingly) Ben Hur. Read more HERE

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