Hall for Cornwall Youth
A Medieval Miracle & Mystery Play
Come along and see our Youth Theatre & Youth Dance companies as they entertain us with bespoke performance pieces inspired by the four historic Cornish language scripts.
Our Medieval Miracle & Mystery Plays project is inspired by four medieval Cornish play manuscripts, thought to be over 600 years old and which were historically performed to spread Christian ideas and stories of the Bible. The four plays, The Cornish Ordinalia, Gwrians an Bys, Bewnans Ke and Bewnans Meriasek, are all written in medieval Cornish, and are hundreds of years old. This summer they have return to Cornwall for the first time in centuries for a very special temporary exhibition at Kresen Kernow, Cornwall’s archive centre.
Staged out in the open, and within the traditional format of the Plen an Gwari (medieval amphitheatres found in Cornwall) where actors perform in the round, these performances are the culmination of this term's hard work and dedication of our young people, and we can't wait for you to see it!
Please note: This performance will take place outside, and will be standing room only. If you require any further information or have any specific access needs, please contact the Get Creative department