A Cornish theatre has announced when it will be reopening as well as details of its first show.

The Acorn Theatre in Penzance has announced that it will reopening its doors from May 20 after having to reschedule most of its shows due to lockdown restrictions.

Having been working to rearrange the shows scheduled to be put on this year, The Acorn has said that all tickets still remain valid and there isn't much longer left to wait.

The first show being put on once the Theatre officially reopens will be 'The Canterbury Tales', taking place on May 20.

The performance will done by the Acorn's artist-in-residence, Dave Mynne, who also put on the last performance of 'A Christmas Carol' at the theatre before it was closed by the pandemic.

Revered as one of the most important works in English literature, ‘The Canterbury Tales’ paints an ironic and critical portrait of English society in the middle-ages and will be showing on May 20 at 7pm.

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The following Saturday, May 22, the theatre will be hosting Jersey-born singer-songwriter, Frankie Davies.

The show is described as "an intimate show performing and sharing the stories behind brand new songs and songs on her latest album ‘Wherever I Go’ which is delicately laced through with country influences, tied together by Davies’ evocative vocals and addictive melodies that transport listeners through both painful and joyful moments in her life."

Then on Sunday 23 will be a performance by multi-instrumentalist pairing, Honey & the Bear, comprising songwriters Jon Hart on guitar, bass and bazouki, and Lucy Hart, also on guitar, ukulele, bass, banjo, mandolin & percussion.

Tickets are available here, by calling 01726 879 500 or in-person by visiting the Acorn's Box Office: open 11:00-14:00 weekdays.