Minack Theatre can be found on the Cliffside of (arguably) Cornwall’s most beautiful beach – Porthcurnow. Porthcurnow is located almost at the very end of Cornwall, past Penzance, Newlyn and Mousehole and has some of most beautiful scenery you are likely to see in the county.
Minack is an open-air amphitheatre that has a full diary of musicals, drama, opera, comedy and music every summer. It’s open all-year round for people to visit but winter dictates just how much they can do when battling against the environment.
The theatre was created in 1931 when Rowena Cade, the resident of Minack House at the top of the cliff at the time, wanted to create a space for budding thespians to perform Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Over the past 80 years the amphitheatre has evolved to what it is now.