Open Air Theatre: The Wind in the Willows

Set in Gibside's Georgian walled garden, take join Chapterhouse Theatre Company with Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad for a perfect summer of adventure.

  • Booking essential

What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. With the bumptious Toad's heart set on a shiny new motorcar and his very liberty soon at stake, will his faithful friends come to his rescue - and will he let them?


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £15.00
  • Child £10.00
  • Group £44.00
    2 adults & 2 children

The basics

Booking details
Call 01207 541820
Fun for all the family
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
There is no additional admission charge for anyone arriving after 4.30pm.
What to bring and wear
This is an outdoor production so please come prepared with appropriate clothing for the weather. Check the forecast before you set off - evenings can be chilly, even in summer.
The event is outdoors and will continue regardless of the weather. Please bring your own rugs or low-backed deckchairs. Picnics welcome, the café will be open for hot and cold drinks and light snacks.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 August 2017 18:00 - 20:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 01207 541820

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Sat 29 Jul 2017
Gibside is delighted to host parkrun who organise free weekly 5km timed runs that are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. The runs will take place at Gibside each Saturday throughout the year.

Great Run Local

Sun 30 Jul 2017
Gibside is delighted to host Great Run Local who organise free weekly 2km and 5km timed runs that are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. The runs will take place at Gibside each Sunday throughout the year.