Events at The Acorn

All the latest live events happening here at the Acorn.


Sunday 30th April - 8:00 pm

Luke Jackson & Rebecca Loebe

Music in the Cabaret Bar

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Friday 5th May - 8:00 pm

Kernow King

If ever, there was a perfect example of local entertainment for local people, then this has to be it.

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Saturday 6th May - 7:30 pm

Little Women, Big Balls

Cheap Date Dance attempts to bounce, balance, beat and bash as many balls as they can manage in this heart-warming, empowering look at life’s ups and downs.

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Sunday 7th May - 7:00 pm

Film & Debate : 'The Wall'

A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside.

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Friday 12th May - 7:30 pm

Emily Carding : 'Richard III'

Pushing the boundaries of Shakespearean Performance, Brite Theaterhave re-imagined Richard III as a bold and engaging one-woman show.

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Saturday 13th May - 8:00 pm

Baka Beyond

After seeing a documentary on Channel 4, Martin Cradickand his wife Su Hart packed a tent, tape recorder, camera, guitar and mandolin, and headed off into the forests of Cameroon.

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Sunday 14th May - 8:00 pm

Willy Porter & Carmen Nickerson

Porter Nickerson are a duo that embody the best of what live music has to offer: heart, grit, and the kind of raw musicianship that transforms listeners into long-time fans.

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Thursday 18th May - 8:00 pm

Tim Edey

“Tim Edey is brilliant – in every which way. As a guitarist he has few peers. As a box player he’s a magician. As a character he’s off the scale – Colin Irwin, fRoots

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Saturday 20th May - 8:00 pm

Through The Looking Glass

Come join us in the race to catch up with Alice….before the game is lost, and with it Wonderland!

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Thursday 25th May - 8:00 pm

Tyn Daga

Described as ‘world class’ by the Cornish Guardian, Tyn Daga is a tour-de-force of world music featuring Uilleann (Irish) pipes, Irish whistles, guitar, bass and percussion.

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Friday 26th May - 8:00 pm

Mad Dog Mcrea

Whisking up whistles, fiddles and mandolins to spectacular and infectious effect, these musical magicians are synonymous not only with a damn good party but also with quality musicianship and the odd surprise.

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Saturday 27th May - 12:00 am

Emily Maguire

A classically-trained multi-instrumentalist with five albums and two books to her name, Emily Maguire is truly “a talent to be reckoned with” (R2 Magazine), her strong, thought-provoking lyrics, supremely expressive vocals and stunning live performances winning her fans across the globe.

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Friday 2nd June - 8:00 pm


Caine are a band from another universe. Their mission is a simple one; to understand what it is to be human and to take that information back to their own people.

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Thursday 8th June - 7:30 pm

Rabbit Theatre present The Odyssey

From the makers of ‘Great Expectations’ and ‘Dracula’ comes a tale more exciting than excitement itself: The ODYSSEY. The journey of all journeys. To Hell. And back again. Gods, Monsters, Sirens, Derring-Dos and Derring-Don’ts!

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Saturday 17th June - 8:00 pm

Airfish Aerial Arts

As part of the 2017 Golowan Festival celebrations, Airfish Aerial Arts Productions are pleased to present the Airfish Aerial Arts Academy Student Showcase Gala.

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Wednesday 21st June - 8:00 pm

Martha Tilston

Martha returns to The Acorn by popular demand and is sure to sell out….

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Thursday 22nd June - 8:00 pm

Fruit Tree Golowan Week

Fruit Tree MIdsummer Songwriters’ Night was founded by a collective of local musicians to showcase risk-taking local songwriters standing out from the crowd. These popular sell-out nights have since become a hallmark for high quality home grown new music and top-notch entertainment.

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Friday 23rd June - 8:00 pm

Oye Santana

Carlos Santana’s guitar playing is instantly recognizable, not just because of his tone or his trademark licks, but because of the emotion he puts into every note he plays.

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Saturday 24th June - 8:00 pm

Northern Soul Night Spectacular

A whole evening of Northern Soul classics presented by the Atlantic Soul Collective

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