Outdoor theatre - Wind in the willows

This summer, for the first time ever at Upton, we’re offering an outdoor theatre experience fit for all the family.

  • Booking essential

Join Mole, Ratty and Badger on their adventures, picnicking on the river bank, messing about on boats, and rescuing the reckless Mr Toad from his brushes with the law in this heart-warming, whimsical tale of friendship, mishap and madcap adventures in Quantum Theatre’s brand new adaptation of this timeless Kenneth Grahame classic, The Wind in the Willows.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £17.50
    On the day
  • Adult £15.00
  • Child £7.50
  • Child £8.75
    On the day

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
5% booking fee applied
Children of all ages are welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please show your printed ticket at Visitor Reception and walk down to the House where it will be collected. The buggy will be available to take you down the drive if you prefer.
What to bring and wear
Please bring your own chairs/blankets. Please do not bring anything that needs pegging down. This is an outdoor event so you will need to dress for the weather.
Picnics are available to purchase at an additional cost. Please email uptonhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
16 August 2019 18:30 - 21:00 Available

Upcoming events

The Ideas behind Design: Vintage Heal’s Posters Exhibition

Tue 18 Jun 2019
Join us at Upton House this spring to see an exclusive collection of vintage posters from London’s Tottenham Court Road furniture store: Heal’s.

Summertime Jazz Night 2019

Sat 06 Jul 2019
The fabulous Great Central Big Band are coming back to Upton House and Gardens this summer to thrill and entertain you with some classic jazz era numbers.

Ley Lines Walk

Mon 08 Jul 2019
Join us for a 5.5 mile walk of the ley lines across Edge Hill and through the village of Ratley.

Afternoon Tea Talk - The Bearsteds and the riviera set

Thu 11 Jul 2019
Come along to another one of our series of talks about Upton and its collections. Followed by a delicious afternoon tea in our old kitchen.

Summer story time

Sat 20 Jul 2019
Join Cat Weatherill, storyteller and author, at the woodland den to hear fascinating stories from the garden.

Wildlife Wednesdays

Wed 24 Jul 2019
We've partnered with local wildlife charities to create a series of exciting activities for all the family this summer. There will be pop-up stands, nature trails and a chance to learn all about badgers, bees, hedgehogs and more.