Join as a Friend

Thanks to the support and loyalty of our audience and our great volunteers The Acorn is continuing to bring the best quality performing arts possible to Penzance. We want to continue showing amazing performances from international bands, community evenings, comedians, entertainers, musicians and theatre performances that are simply unforgettable.

Play your part in supporting our venue and consider becoming a Friend of The Acorn. You will be joining a critical group of supporters whose annual gifts help us keep delivering quality productions to the widest possible audiences and allow us the opportunity to explore new ventures and ideas.


  • The option to reserve a seat for any theatre performance
  • An annual membership card
  • Discounted tickets on selected events
  • Quarterly e-newsletter and what’s on guide e-mailed directly to you
  • The option to reserve drinks for an interval during theatre performances*
  • The knowledge that you will be part of The Acorn family

Why Become a friend?

  • You’ll be showing your support for The Acorn and the work we do
  • You’ll be investing in the future of live performance in Cornwall
  • Your support will make a huge difference

How Much Does It Cost?

It takes just a few moments to join and your membership starts right away. 

Individual Friend of The Acorn: £30
Joint Friends’ of The Acorn: £50
Student Friend of The Acorn: £15

Other Ways To Join

  • Visit our Box Office in person between Monday and Friday from 11am-2pm

*Please note not all theatre performances include an interval and this is at the discretion of the performers.

For further information or to contact an Acorn team member regarding membership please contact [email protected] or call us on 01736 363545. 

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We’d like to find more people with enthusiasm for and interest in sustaining live performance in our community.


The Acorn

Parade Street
TR18 4BU

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Box Office
01726 879500

Ticket Enquiries/Sales
[email protected]

General Enquiries
01736 363545
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