Hardy fans out in force for last performance of the year at Minnack Theatre
Music fans braved chilly winds to take part in a "last night of the proms" event at an iconic Westcountry venue.
The open-air auditorium at the Minack Theatre, near Porthcurno in west Cornwall, was packed as the Mount Charles Band, from St Austell, belted out a set of rousing tunes.
Crowds waved Union flags and blew hooters and whistles as the 25-strong outfit ran through numbers including Jerusalem, the theme from the classic war film the Dambusters and unofficial Cornish anthem, Trelawny.
The performance, the venue's last of the year, concluded with Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, famous for its booming cannonade and fireworks finale.
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Becki Richards, cornet player in the band, said it was a "truly unique" venue.
"We have played there for nine years now – they are a fantastic audience and absolutely loved it," she added.
"We have played before in blazing sunshine but on Saturday it was quite windy but we go prepared – the audience are quite robust and know what to expect."