'The Spice Box'

A captivating, humorous story, a mysterious spice box has been washed up and captured on the shores of Purbeck. What is its story?

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Michele O'Brien's performance is full of eastern promise with tales of spices, pillaging, pirate ships and kidnappings. There are three theatre shows each day on the 30th, 31st May and 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th June. Please see below for times.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Corfe Castle

Prices

Off peak
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £9.90 £9.00
Child £4.95 £4.50
Family £24.75 £22.50
1 adult and up to 3 children £14.85 £13.50
Group Adult N/A £8.50
Group Child N/A £4.04
Peak
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £10.50 £9.54
Child £5.25 £4.77
Family £26.25 £23.86
1 adult and up to 3 children £15.75 £14.32
Group Adult N/A £8.55
Group Child N/A £4.28

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

Peak: 4-5 March, 11-12 March, 18-19 March, 25-26 March, 1-2 April, 8 -23 April, 29 April -1 May, 6-7 May, 13-14 May, 20-21 May, 27 May -4 June, 10-11 June, 17-18 June, 24-25 June, 8-31 July, 1-27 August, 2-3 Sept., 9-10 Sept., 16-17 Sept., 23-24 Sept., 30 Sept.-1 Oct., 7-8 Oct., 21-29 October. 
Off peak: at all other times.

Visitors arriving by public transport are offered a discount voucher redeemable at the shop or tea-rooms. This offer applies at all times.

Family tickets admit two adults and up to three children under the age of 17. 
One adult family tickets admit one adult and up to three children under the age of 17.

The basics

Suitability
Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Accessibility
Please be aware that there are steps, steep slopes, and uneven paths in the castle. There is wheelchair access to the outer bailey only.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
30 May 2017 11:30 - 12:15 Available
13:30 - 14:15 Available
15:30 - 16:15 Available
31 May 2017 11:30 - 12:15 Available
13:30 - 14:15 Available
15:30 - 16:15 Available
1 June 2017 11:30 - 12:15 Available
13:30 - 14:15 Available
15:30 - 16:15 Available
2 June 2017 11:30 - 12:15 Available
13:30 - 14:15 Available
15:30 - 16:15 Available
3 June 2017 11:30 - 12:15 Available
13:30 - 14:15 Available
15:30 - 16:15 Available
4 June 2017 11:30 - 12:15 Available
13:30 - 14:15 Available
15:30 - 16:15 Available

Contact Info

Name
Corfe Castle
Email
corfecastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01929 481924

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