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Hall for Cornwall in Truro is under an hour's drive away from our Golant hotel, and well worth visiting for the fantastic selection of performances held there. The coming shows in 2017 range from comedy, drama and music - take a look below for the must-see shows of the coming year.

see fantastic shows at Hall for Cornwall when staying at our Golant hotel


January


Circus of Horrors

Circus of Horrors, the only circus group to reach the finals of Britain's Got Talent, celebrates its 21st anniversary with its newest show, The Never-Ending Nightmare coming to Cornwall on Wednesday, January 11th. A combination of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into an Alice in Horrorland theme, this is a 16+ recommended show.

An Evening with Tom Paxton

On Friday, January 15th, Tom Paxton, one of the most revered names in folk music whose career spans decades and has thousands of live performances under his belt, as well as a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award is coming to Cornwall. Celebrated by audiences and his peers, he is one of the best folk singer/songwriters of his generation.

Ghost the Musical

The 1990 movie Ghost has proven to be one of cinema's biggest hits and won an Oscar for screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, who has adapted his screenplay for this musical. Featuring The Righteous Brothers' Unchained Melody, the musical at the Hall for Cornwall from January 23rd to 28th also includes many terrific songs co-written by Eurythmics' Dave Stewart.

February


Kernow King's Greatest Hits!

The self-proclaimed King of Kernow has been touring the world for the last six years and returns to Cornwall on February 4th for one night only with tales of pasties to politics. Following performances in Glastonbury and Australia, the King is back for a night of Cornish laughs.

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

The much-loved comedian, writer and actor Ruby Wax is coming to Cornwall on February 9th to take you on a guide to mindfulness and how to apply it in daily life. The funny show, based on her new book of the same name, is a great laugh about the sane and insane things in life.

see fantastic shows at Hall for Cornwall when staying at our Golant hotel

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

Award-winning stand-up comedian Stewart Lee returns to Cornwall on February 22 after four years of writing and performing his TV show Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle. Content Provider is his first show since the Carpet Remnant World and you are guaranteed a night full of laughter.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The world's most prestigious mountain film festival is returning to Cornwall once again on Thursday, February 23rd and again on Saturday, March 25th. You can follow the expeditions of the world's adventurers and see stunning footage of adrenaline filled action sports from across the world. Both nights in February and March offer two entirely different film programmes.

Fisherman's Friends

On February 26th Fisherman's Friend are back and hitting the road with all new material, and bringing some old favourites too. Hailing from Port Isaac, Fisherman's Friends have been delighting visitors and locals with their traditional songs handed down through the generations.

March


Seth Lakeman

On Wednesday, March 1st, Cornwall's favourite folk superstar Seth Lakeman and his band will be welcomed back to Hall for Cornwall. The award-winning singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist brings his new album Ballads of a Broken Few full of dynamic songs.

Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night

On Thursday, March 2nd Omid Djalili is back on a nationwide tour. Intelligent, a little provocative and always hilarious, he continues to be a hugely entertaining stand-up comedian in Britain. The captivating comedy masterclass is not a night to be missed if you love a night of laughs.

Brendan Cole: All Night Long

The beginning of March is a busy time for the Hall for Cornwall, with Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole bringing his new show on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th of March. The brand new show features guest stars, a new leading lady and a band and singers live on stage. Superb choreography makes this show a highlight at the Hall.

A Judgement in Stone

The Classic Thriller Theatre Company brings its next production on a UK tour, stopping off at Cornwall on March 6th to 11th. The play has been adapted from the works of Ruth Rendall, often hailed as the successor to Agatha Christie. The brilliant plot will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Ghost Dances and other works

Christopher Bruce's masterpiece Ghost Dances tells the story of love and compassion - as death - in the form iconic 'ghost dancers', interrupts the lives of ordinary people. Using imagery from Day of the Dead and using bewitching music the show is a moving performance piece. Go see it on Thursday 23rd or Friday 24th of March.

April


Nell Gwynn

Jessica Swale's award-winning comedy play is on its first ever UK tour, arriving at Cornwall on April 4th to the 8th. The critically acclaimed play has had sell-out runs on the West End and at the Globe Theatre. Nell Gwynn follows the rise of an unlikely heroine in 1660, and the play has been hailed as a delight.

Dirty Dancing

From April 17th to 22nd you can catch the smash hit Dirty Dancing as it is touring once again. Follow the classic story of Baby and Johnny who come together one summer. Featuring the hit songs from the film, Dirty Dancing is one of the plays you must see.

Reginald D Hunter

The ever-hilarious Reginald D Hunter returns to Hall for Cornwall on April 27th with his new comedy show. His honest material has brought him much popularity, and he has appeared all across Europe with his stand-up shows, as well as multiple TV appearances.

May


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

From May 16th to 20th Joseph and his Dreamcoat is appearing on the Hall for Cornwall stage. Starring X Factor winner Joe McElderry, the musical from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber continues a record-breaking family friendly tour, which has estimated to have sold 15 million tickets already.

You can book tickets to any of these performances now from the Hall for Cornwall, so your stay at our Golant hotel next year is one to remember!

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