Grampound Village Hall is an excellent venue for theatre shows and films. With its raked seating it can comfortably accommodate more than 100 people all with an excellent view of the stage or screen.
The hall plays host to a wide range of local and touring theatre groups. Each year there are more than 20 live shows. The dates are determined by the timetables of the theatre companies but, at any time, there is a forward programme in place for the next few months. The shows have been running since the hall opened in 2004 and, in October 2015, the hall celebrated hosting its 200th show. Over 10,000 people have attended the shows in that time.
Theatre groups that come to Grampound include:
Miracle Theatre, Baroque Theatre, Untold Theatre, North South Theatre, Trebiggan Productions, Tangram Theatre Company, Joli Vyann, Cornwall Youth Theatre, Pipeline Theatre, Nearta Theatre, Trifle Gathering Productions, Fourthwall Theatre, cscape dance company, Scary Little Girls, Rabbit Theatre, Bucket Club
Tickets for shows can be obtained as follows:
Note: where ticket prices show "concession", this refers to those of pensionable age, disabled patrons, and students
Grampound Film Club started under the umbrella organisation, C-fylm, in May 2016. It runs on the first Wednesday of each month. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the film starts at 7.30 p.m. There is an interval for refreshments.
Moviegoers must become members of C-fylm which costs £5 per annum. You can join the first time that you come to the Film Club. This money goes to C-fylm to help pay for the licence from the Motion Picture Licensing Company. Thereafter, entry to each film costs £3 per person.
If you would like to be added to our mailing lists for forthcoming shows and films, please email to chair of village hall with your details.
Forthcoming Shows and Films
Wednesday 7 June 7.30 p.m. (Doors open 7 p.m.)
Florence Foster Jenkins is a 2016 British biographical comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears and written by Nicholas Martin. The film stars Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who became an opera singer known for her painful lack of singing skill. Hugh Grant plays her husband and manager, English Shakespearean actor, St. Clair Bayfield.
The film received a warm response from critics, who praised the acting and warm tone of the film. The film was nominated for two Oscars at the 89th Academy Awards: Best Actress for Streep (her 20th nomination) and Best Costume Design and also received four Golden Globe nominations including Best Picture.
Sunday 11 June 3 p.m.
Little Trebiggan: Wennie and Jago's Giant Adventure
Little Trebiggan is a new company born of the bigger Trebiggan Productions, which focusses on children’s puppet shows – Wennie and Jago’s Giant Adventure is their first show.
The recent storms have created a vortex out to sea and the Giants of Old Folklore have been flushed back to modern day Cornwall from a Portal under the sea and they are causing chaos. The only way the Giants can be sent back is by solving the riddles on the Giants Secret Map – conveniently found on a Cornish Beach by two youngsters Wennie and Jago.
Audience Type: Family show for everyone 3+.
Tickets £6 adult, £4 child £16 family available from Simon Fann, 01726 883874
Wednesday 5 July 7.30 p.m. (Doors open 7 p.m.)
Based on his autobiography, this is a tale about James Bowen, a recovering drug addict living on the streets of London. After a chance encounter with a stray ginger cat who he decides to name Bob, the busker begins to turn his life around largely thanks to this new feline friendship. The two soon become a hit with tourists and onlookers due to the extraordinary trust shown between one another, with videos of the pair going viral on the internet. This is the true story of how one man and his cat overcame adversity to prevail, becoming inspirational figures to many in the process.