Hall for Cornwall

Hall For Cornwall

An introduction to Hall For Cornwall

Hall for Cornwall is set, ideally, in the centre of Truro, Cornwall. The building originally housed the Town Hall, magistrates and stannary courts, police offices and cells and the fire brigade.


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Work on the current high tech venue took just over 18 months and the inaugural performance took place on November 15th 1997.  Hall for Cornwall is a charitable trust, which funds most of the events and shows at HFC along with funding support key partners as well as the excellent long term support from local businesses.

 Throughout the year, thousands of theatre goers attend the Hall to see everything from classical to rock concerts, and pantomime to touring productions from the West End. Hall for Cornwall has an enviable reputation for dance with an equally broad range of performance styles to be enjoyed from such companies as Jasmin Vardimon, Rannell and Duchy Ballet. You can also see the latest comedy acts, tribute bands and some old favourites like Joe Brown, Pam Ayres, Paul Merton and Simon Anstell. Its all here under one roof at Hall For Cornwall.

In addition to national and international quality touring productions, Hall for Cornwall's stage hosts some of the best home-grown talent. You can enjoy performances by many of Cornwall's young performers from organisations and schools from around the county as well as local groups and companies.

As well as a breadth of performance styles and genres, Hall for Cornwall is proud to introduce some of the younger visitors to live theatre for the first time. The annual pantomime is always a popular family event and regular shows on offer are suitable for the under 7's such as "Room on the Broom", "Peppa Pig" and "Thomas the Tank Engine".
There is always a great deal going on at the theatre. For exclusive offers and news as it happens, follow them on Twitter (@HallforCornwall) or join the Facebook page.

Join the Hall for Cornwall community.

Love theatre? Do you have an opinion on what you have seen or would like to see?
Why not join the Hall for Cornwall community? You can become a Friend of the Theatre to gain priority booking, access to "Meet the Stars" events and a host of other benefits. Online, why not join our theatre forum and see what other people are saying about the shows? Feel free to have your say too!

Hospitality & Functions
Hall for Cornwall offer a range of pre-show theatre hospitality if you are planning to enjoy a performance here with a group or as part of a celebration with friends why not book a pre-show reception in one of our upstairs rooms?

Coffee Shop
Hall for Cornwall's Coffee Shop on Lemon Quay, Truro.  Enjoying a central location the coffee shop offers an ideal place to pause for light refreshment if you are spending the day in Truro, or before a show. Address: Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro, TR1 2LL

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015