Hall For Cornwall

Hall For Cornwall
Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2LL
  • Telephone 01872 262466
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  • Website www.hallforcornwall.co.uk
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Described as 'a thriving theatre in the heart of Truro', this venue has everything from concerts and dance to drama. It is known for having a strong family-friendly programme of events, with the likes of Peppa Pig and The Gruffalo all having been performed there in recent years.

Rather specifically, it has a capacity of 969, attracts approximately 180,000 theatre-goers each year, and is one of a number of organisations involved with Cornwall Council's proposed National Theatre of Cornwall.

Events at this venue

There are 42 events at this location

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Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

The foursome from Manchester's repertoire includes classical, world and other styles of music.

Thu 21 Sep

£17.50–£25.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Barbara Dickson With Nick Holland

The Fife-born singer, musician and Olivier Award-winning actress performs popular songs from stage musicals alongside traditional songs native to Scotland. With support Anthony Toner.

Wed 4 Oct

£19–£25 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

£28.50 / 01872 262466

Tue 20 Feb 2018

£28.50 / 01872 262466

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Victor Aviat conducts Mozart's Overture, Marriage Of Figaro, Brahms's Violin Concerto In D and Beethoven's Symphony No 3 'Eroica', with violinist Chloe Hanslip.

Fri 15 Sep

£20–£29 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Brendan Cole: All Night Long

Choreographer, performer and Strictly dancer Brendan Cole performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.

Fri 2 Feb 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01872 262466

Sat 3 Feb 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01872 262466

Charlie Landsborough

Septuagenarian country singer who is as entertaining on stage as he is melodic.

Sat 28 Oct

£18.50–£20 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

The Christians

Liverpool's undisputed kings of soulful pop harmonies.

Sat 11 Nov

£30.50–£33 / 01872 262466

Crazy For You

George Gershwin's multi-award winning musical set in the 1930s about the budding romance between Bobby, the son of a wealthy New York banker, and Polly, daughter of the proprietor of a failing theatre in Deadrock, Nevada. Starring Caroline Flack and Tom Chambers.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

£21–£44 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Wed 14 Feb 2018

£21–£44 / 01872 262466

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£21–£44 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 17 Feb 2018

David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical

It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£26.50 / 01872 262466

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

An irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£29.56 / 01872 262466

The Definitive Elvis Experience

Ben Thompson performs songs from throughout Elvis' career from his early days to the iconic stage show of the 1970s.

Fri 22 Sep

£21–£28.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Elaine Paige

The first lady of the British musical sings songs from the nation's favourite musicals and a smattering of hit pop songs including 'Memory', 'Closest Thing to Crazy', 'Cry Me A River' and 'Je Ne Regrette Rien'.

Fri 13 Oct

£45 / 01872 262466

ELO Again

Relive the sounds of Elo including classics 'All Over The World', 'Evil Woman', 'Hold On Tight' and 'Roll Over Beethoven'.

Thu 14 Sep

£18–£25.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Gecko: The Wedding

Physical theatre from Gecko inspired by the complexity of human nature.

Fri 6 Oct

£16–£24 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Sat 7 Oct

£16–£24 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Girl Power: Spice Girls Tribute

A tribute to Scary, Baby, Sporty, Ginger and Posh, recreating two decades worth of femtastic pop hits, including Wannabe, Spice Up Your Life, 2 Become 1 and Viva Forever.

Mon 2 Oct

£17–£22 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Grease

  • Directed by: Arlene Phillips (choreographer)
  • Written by: Jim Jacobs

The classic romantic musical, set in an American high school in the '50s.

Mon 25 Sep

£16–£43.50 ( £88) / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Tue 26 Sep

£16–£43.50 ( £88) / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Wed 27 Sep

£16–£43.50 ( £88) / 01872 262466

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

The Gruffalo

  • Directed by: Olivia Jacobs
  • Written by: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (book), Julia Donaldson (book)

Theatrical adaptation of Julia Donaldson's clever and colourful book about a resourceful mouse and, of course, the terrible Gruffalo.

Tue 12 Sep

£13 / 01872 262466

  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Wed 13 Sep

£13 / 01872 262466

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Sat 14 Oct

£28.50 / 01872 262466

Tue 17 Oct

£28.50 / 01872 262466

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Bluesy-rock from the solo artist.

Fri 17 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01872 262466

Joe Brown

The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.

Wed 8 Nov

£27.50–£29.50 / 01872 262466

John Lill

The pianist performs Beethoven's Sonata In C Minor, Sonata In C, 'Waldstein', Sonata In C Sharp Minor, No 2 'Moonlight' and Sonata In F Minor, 'Appassionata'.

Mon 9 Oct

£20–£29 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

John Mayall

Elder statesman of British blues, who mentored the likes of the young Eric Clapton and Peter Green on his 80th Anniversary Tour.

Fri 27 Oct

£30.50–£33 / 01872 262466

Kate Rusby

One of the British folk scene's best-loved artists and the voice of contemporary English folk music.

Wed 18 Oct

£21–£26 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Live On Mars - a Tribute To David Bowie

An evening celebrating the life of David Bowie and his most famous songs.

Tue 31 Oct

£28.25 / 01872 262466

Macca

A tribute to the life and music for Paul McCartney from The Beatles to Wings and solo, with Emanuele Angeletti.

Sat 9 Sep

£18–£26 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Mad About The Musicals

Music from the West End starring Jai McDowell winner of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and Michael Courtney.

Sat 16 Sep

£19–£25.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Michael Morpurgo's King Arthur

Story Pocket Theatre bring to life thrilling stories of Camelot, Merlin and Arthur with music, puppetry and storytelling. Suitable for ages 7+.

Sun 15 Oct

£11–£16.50 ( £44) / 01872 262466

  • 14:00

Mon 16 Oct

£11–£16.50 ( £44) / 01872 262466

  • 10:30
  • 19:00

Midge Ure

Ultravox hits, solo work and covers from the man behind Band Aid.

Sat 11 Nov

£30.50–£33 / 01872 262466

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

The talented British ventriloquist, who conquered The States when he won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with Paul, Sam, Albert and Baby plus two new characters. His technical skills are amazing and his humour harks back to the grand old days of TV variety.

Thu 9 Nov

£18.50 / 01872 262466

Peace Train: The Cat Stevens Story

Australian singer Darren Coggan steps back in time to the 1970s to pay tribute to the enigmatic rock star, who sold more than 60 million albums.

Wed 6 Sep

£26.95 / 01872 262466

Richard Alston Dance Company

The acclaimed dance company presents a triple bill of Alston works: Chacony, Gypsy Mixture and Carnaval, a brand new piece premiering in Edinburgh, set to Schumann's music of the same name.

Fri 20 Oct

£18–£24 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Sat 21 Oct

£18–£24 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Roy G Hemmings Motown Hits Show

A celebration of timeless Motown and soul songs from the longest serving member of The Drifters.

Tue 3 Oct

£21–£28.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Tue 24 Oct

£25–£27 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Sean Kelly

A night of stand-up comedy and charity auction from the US-based star of Storage Hunters, joined by his co-stars T-Money and Green Mile.

Sun 22 Oct

£24.20 / 01872 262466

The Showstoppers: Improvised Musical

Audience suggestions become an all-singing, all-dancing show as the comedy troupe create a brand new musical from scratch at every performance.

Thu 12 Oct

£21.50–£23.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Simon Amstell: What is This?

Stand-up and former Buzzcocks presenter with his acerbic, self-deprecating humour taking on freedom, suffering, forgiveness and other cheery topics.

Wed 11 Oct

£24 / 01872 262466

The Solid Gold Rock‘n’Roll Show

Rock'n'roll from the 50s and 60s.

Sat 18 Nov

£28.50–£30.50 / 01872 262466

Think Floyd

The tribute band pays homage to the legendary rock outfit.

Tue 17 Oct

£18–£26.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

The Whitney Houston Show

Belinda Davids pages homage to one of the world’s most revered singers, accompanied by the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. The show features Houston’s greatest hits, including 'I Will Always Love You', 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' and 'One Moment in Time'.

Tue 19 Sep

£20–£28 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Wisdom Of A Fool

  • Directed by: Kenny Clayton
  • Written by: Jack Lane and Martyn Bell

Jack Lane's one-man show tells the story of 'Chaplin's favourite clown', the entertainer Norman Wisdom, from his difficult and lonely childhood to success on the silver screen. In the play, co-written with Martyn Bell, Lane plays 30 different characters - and his genuine Gump suit was loaned by Wisdom's son and daughter.

Wed 25 Oct

£16–£20 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

The Woodstock Experience: A Tribute To Janis Joplin & Friends

Experience the Summer of Love in a celebration of music from the concert that changed the world featuring X Factor finalist Melanie Masson as Janis.

Fri 8 Sep

£17.50–£24.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

YolanDa Brown

Smooth jazz sax from double MOBO award-winning YolanDa Brown who has worked with the Temptations and Jools Holland in the past.

Sat 23 Sep

£17.50–£24.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

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