Families can enjoy a summer of outdoor theatre and music in Helston with a series of productions coming to Coronation Park.

There will be live music from Mounts Bay Academy this Sunday from 2.45pm.

Helston Theatre Company presents previews for its production of James and the Giant Peach on August 1. To book visit www.helstontheatrecompany.co.uk


On Tuesday, August 3 at 4pm The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny will be performed by Quantum Theatre, adapted for the stage by Michael Whitmore.

Tickets cost £9, under twos free, at www.minack.com/whats-on/tale-peter-rabbit-and-benjamin-bunny with the show lasting 1hr 40 mins including a 15 minute interval.

On Saturday, August 7 at 8pm Miracle Theatre presents Starcrazy, written and directed by Bill Scott, with original music by Tom Adams.

Set in October 1957 the world lives in fear of nuclear war, Russia has launched Sputnik 1, UFOs are cropping up everywhere - and Stanley is building something in his garden shed dreaming of outer space.

It lasts 1hr 10 mins with no interval, for ages seven and above. Tickets cost £10 for adults, £5 for children over two, from www.minack.com/coronation-park

Wednesday, August 18 will see Heartbreak Productions present "Mr. Stink" by David Walliams at 6.30pm.

It's Annabelle’s 10th birthday, hosted by everyone’s favourite MP candidate, Janet Crumb, and almost everyone is welcome – apart from Chloe’s particularly smelly new friend, Mr Stink.

Lasting two hours, tickets cost £15 for adults, £10 for children or a family ticket for £42 (two adults, two children) from www.minack.com/coronation-park

For younger children, on Tuesday, August 24 at 11am Squashbox Theatre presents The Sea Show, a mix of puppet show, natural history and comedy cabaret.

Tickets are £5, under twos free, from www.minack.com/whats-on/sea-show-helston