Latest Penzance Stories

2009-06-25 10:13:51

Swine flu cases in England have forced some Roman Catholic churches to temporarily stop sharing Communion wine, church officials say. That was the case in the Plymouth Diocese where two confirmed incidents of H1NI virus, also called the swine flu, were reported.

2008-10-11 00:00:24

A fter a summer spent in the Los Angeles sunshine winning fans on the other side of the Atlantic, delightful singer songwriter Amy May is back on home turf in Cornwall and gearing up for a special concert alongside acoustic pop troubadour Louis Eliot and his band.

2008-10-04 00:00:18

Trestle Theatre's show Lola - the true story of an infamous 19th century fake Spanish dancer - is at the Exeter Northcott next week. Lola Montez was born Eliza Rosanna Gilbert in Ireland in 1821.

2008-09-28 00:00:24

A QUITE superb first edition copy of Grimm's Fairy Tales is available today at Morrab Book Fair in Penzance. Considering these are children's books, and probably handled by them, makes this even more impressive.

2008-08-02 00:00:19

Ollie the Busker has brought music to the streets of Penzance for the last 15 years. But now the colourful character claims he feels unwelcome on his patch because some shops and businesses turn the volume of their own sound systems up and drown him out.

2008-07-22 00:00:24

By SU CARROLL Features Editor A NEW exhibition exploring one of Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's most admired artworks will open on Saturday A Fish Sale... Explored will take a fresh look at the well-known Newlyn School painting A Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach by Stanhope Forbes.

2008-06-18 00:00:17

M iracle Theatre have posted a short film on their recently- revamped website, where it is possible to relive just a few of those fleeting moments of genius for which this Cornish company is renowned.

2006-08-18 08:14:13

LONDON (Reuters) - Animal rights activists have described as "sick" a live art performance involving a naked woman cradling a dead pig for four hours. Kira O'Reilly's show, called "Inthewrongplaceness" will be performed at the Newlyn Art Gallery in Penzance, southwest England, later on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.