Queenagers - a show that celebrates older women and raises awareness of menopause - is touring across Cornwall.

Feminist theatre company, Scary Little Girls, is running the tour, which uses comedy, music, and monologues to tell an important story.

The production runs from March 8 to 14 and will be hosted across Cornish entertainment venues.

Rebecca Mordan, artistic director of Scary Little Girls who will also be the show's host, said: "Bunny is here to learn all she can about what's coming down the female line.

"In a perfect antidote to the doom and gloom surrounding menopause, Bunny will lead audiences on a sequinned exploration of menopause and midlife."

The show promises an evening of entertainment, with guest Jennifer Kennedy, a stand-up comedian and award-winning author, known for her work on menopausal topics.

These performances combine elements of personal storytelling and real-life experiences, contributing to a deeper, more nuanced understanding of this significant stage in a woman's life.

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Ms Mordan added: "Our core goal is to focus on underrepresented stories, and we want to focus on this often hidden or stigmatised time in a woman’s life as one of freedom and change".

This tour is made possible thanks to a £296,200 grant from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Good Growth programme, handled by Cornwall Council and financially backed by the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund.

The programme aims to bolster Cornwall's theatre and performing arts industry by bringing varied stories to communities across the region.

Cllr Louis Gardner, Cornwall Council cabinet portfolio holder for the economy, said: "Community and place are a key investment priority under the Shared Prosperity Fund, and supporting cultural events and talent is a vital aspect."

Shows will be held in locations across Cornwall, including The Ladder in Redruth, Newquay Orchard, and Hypatia Trust in Penzance.

Tickets for the Queenagers shows can be purchased through the Cornwall 365 website.

See the full list of Queenagers shows, including dates and venues, below:

  • The Ladder, Redruth - Friday, March 8 at 7.30pm
  • Newquay Orchard - Saturday, March 9 at 7pm
  • Hypatia Trust, Penzance - Sunday, March 10 at 3pm
  • Saltash Library - Tuesday, March 12 at 7.30pm
  • Mount Pleasant Eco Park - Wednesday, March 13 at 7.30pm
  • Liskard Library - Thursday, March 14 at 7.30pm