Parade Street Penzance TR18 4BU
Acted drama requires surrender of one's self, sympathetic absorption in the play as it develops. George P. Baker
Buy your tickets here for the latest events at the Acorn
All the latest live events happening here at the Acorn. Full event diary and links to buy tickets and other goodies
Tickets generally sell quickly in advance so we strongly recommend you buy your tickets well in advance.
Limited tickets may be available on the night.
March at the Acorn
A month of great music, comedy and drama with something to suit everyone.
Buy your tickets now for a great night out.
Please note - unless otherwise stated a £1 theatre fund fee has been added to the price of all tickets to help maintain the Acorn as a community arts venue
Lance Corporal James Randall left tours of duty in Helmand six years ago, but Helmand is still far from leaving him.
On Remembrance Sunday he delivers a birthday message to his son from his living room in south London; a last-ditch attempt to reconcile their broken relationship. Surrounded by action figures and boyhood memorabilia, James unfolds a fragmented story of fathers and sons, heroes and failures, in which the worlds of civilian Britain and frontline Afghanistan catastrophically collide.
Much Further Out Than You Thought shines a light on the human cost of war.
Winner of the IdeasTap / Underbelly Award 2015
“A thought-provoking piece about the lasting effects of war on soldiers returning home” ✭✭✭✭ The Skinny
“Roberts’ disturbing portrait of a broken man captures the horror of the war on terror with unblinking urgency... Our sympathies sit on a knife-edge” - The Scotsman
Friday 24th March 2017 AT 8.00pm
TIR NA NOG
Tickets £12 / £14
Tir na nOg have been described as Alt Folk, Prog Folk, Psych Folk, and even Space Folk! But the duo, formed by Leo O’Kelly & Sonny Condell in 1970, transcends all these categories. What is not in doubt is that they are two of the most original and influential songwriters and performers Ireland has ever produced.
Their guitars wind and mesh gorgeously together, their voices likewise; nor can they be separated for the quality of their songwriting. Songs like Condell’s ‘Our Love Will Not Decay’, ‘Eyelids Into Snow’ and ‘Two White Horses’, and O’Kelly’s ‘Piccadilly’, ‘So Freely’ and ‘Looking Up’ are as good as anything Ireland’s produced in the past four decades.
2015 saw the eagerly awaited release of a new studio album, 'The Dark Dance' - their first since 1973! Classic Rock magazine listed this as their 3rd best prog album of 2015! It has received glowing reviews across the music press.
'....oozes with prog-folk magic’ (R2 Magazine)
‘The Dark Dance is an acoustically mounted piece of great refinement, on a record often embellished by strings and moments of eastern promise'’ (Prog Magazine)
Support is from Crystal Jacqualine, Crystal Jacqueline lives in Devon with cats and geese and her partner Icarus Peel. When she's not looking after their smallholding, she finds time to sing and play keyboards with the The Honey Pot.
Her first album for Mega Dodo, Sun Arise, was released in October 2013. It's chock full of classic psych, rock 'n' roll and acid folk. Goldmine Spin Cycle's liked it so much it named it one of the ten best albums of 2013.
Unless otherwise stated, tickets for Acorn events can be purchased in advance from:
The Cornish Riviera Box Office : Tel : 01726 879500
Online : crbo.co.uk/acorn
The Acorn Box Office: Tel : 01736 363545
The Acorn Box Office is open Monday to Saturday from 11am - 2pm only for bookings in person. On performance nights, The Acorn Box Office usually opens one hour before the start time of the event.