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The Mousehole Cat
by Antonia Barber
adapted by Alan M Kent

11 - 24 December 2021

Solmon Browne Memorial Hall, Mousehole

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We are thrilled to be returning to Mousehole again this Christmas!

 

Our magical puppet and live action production is performed annually in the heart of Mousehole alongside the village’s famous Christmas light display.


Based on the well-known Cornish legend this uniquely heart warming story of the friendship between a fearless fisherman and his devoted cat will warm the cockles of everyone's hearts... almost as much as an ‘efty portion of stargazy pie!

This magical show has an hour long run time allowing families to soak up the atmosphere of Cornwall’s most famous Christmas light display and enjoy a live performance all in one evening.

Click here to find out what Covid precautions are in place when you visit The Mousehole Cat this year.
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We understand things are still difficult for many people.

To try and make our show as accessible as possible we are offering three ticket prices and a free ticket draw. 

 

£15 Supporter Ticket

This ticket includes a donation to support our work

£12 Just a ticket

This ticket covers our core costs of the event

To buy £12 tickets please enter the coupon code: JUSTATICKET

£9 Helping You

If you can only afford this ticket right now we understand

To buy £9 tickets please enter the coupon code: HELPINGYOU

£0 Ticket Draw

If you cannot afford a ticket right now please enter our free ticket draw. We will give away as many tickets as we are able to and will inform you if you have won tickets a minimum of three days before the event. To enter our free ticket draw please select this ticket option (please note this does not guarantee you a ticket).

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What COVID precautions will be in place?

  • What COVID precautions are in place when visiting a performance of 'The Mousehole Cat'?

  • We appreciate that some people may be feeling anxious about attending a performance and we would like to reassure you that we have put in place Covid-safe procedures to make your visit with us as safe as possible.

  • Everyone is reminded on arrival that it is now compulsory for anyone aged 12 or over to wear a face-covering throughout the performance. Everyone is also reminded to respect social distancing and to only send one person from their group to the cafe when queuing.

  • Check-in is contactless.

  • All of our team take Lateral Flow Tests daily.

  • We are selling to 2/3 of our standard capacity.

  • All audience members face one-way.

  • There is a 1.2m gap from the edge of the stage to the front row.

  • Audience members are not encouraged to leave their seats during the show (no on-stage participation).

  • All audience-facing team members work behind screens.

  • Our tech team work behind a screen.

  • All openable windows in the performance space remain open throughout the performance.

  • You may take your seats as soon as the building is open (45 minutes before the performance start time) and two exit routes are available at the end of the show. These measures stop crowding.

  • Touchpoints are sanitised between every show.

  • Toilets are cleaned daily.

  • Sanitiser stations are available.

We are very happy to answer any questions you may have about our COVID precautions. Please email us on alright@cousinjacks.org.

Please click on the icon to view our Covid refund policy.

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  • Mousehole is extremely busy at this time of year. You will need to allow plenty of extra time to park and walk to the venue.

  • There is no parking available at the Solomon Browne Memorial Hall.​

  • A reliable bus service runs from Penzance to Mousehole. Click here to be taken to the First Bus journey planner.​

  • Due to the nature of the production, latecomers cannot be admitted.

  • We anticipate an approximate run time of 60 minutes.

  • The Solomon Browne Memorial Hall has full disabled access. To view the venues access information and access statement please click here. If you have any further access questions please feel free to email us at alright@cousinjacks.org.

  • Our performances may be filmed or photographed and the material may be used by Cousin Jack's at any time for evaluation, promotion or other projects. Please be aware that it is the ticket buyers responsibility to inform members of their party that this will be happening.

  • Tickets are non-refundable.

  • To keep the space ventilated we will have the windows open. We will do our best to keep it warm but it might be worth bringing an extra jumper just in case!

Relaxed Performances

Relaxed Performances are for adults and children who might benefit from a more relaxed environment, or are uncomfortable with sudden lighting changes or loud noises, including those with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, sensory or communication needs or a learning disability. These performances are, of course, open to everyone.

Our relaxed performances are:

Sun 12 Dec at 11.30am

Sat 18 Dec at 11.30am

Mon 20 Dec at 11.30am

Tues 21 Dec at 11.30am

Thur 23 Dec at 11.30am

Fri 24 Dec at 11.30am

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