Outdoor Theatre: Little Women

Gibside and Chapterhouse Theatre Company are proud to present Louise May Alcott's classic novel, Little Women, brought to life within Gibside's Georgian walled garden.

  • Booking essential

Little Women is the timeless story of four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - and their life during the Civil War in America. In a tale full of romance, love, passion and friendship, hope will always outdo heartache and hardship if you have the courage to follow your dreams. Little Women is brought to life in a brand-new adaptation from Chapterhouse, featuring glorious period costume, traditional live music and a story of self-discovery to warm your heart.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £16.00
  • Child £10.00
    or student
  • Group £46.00
    2 adults & 2 children

The basics

Booking details
Call 01207 541820
Not recommended for children under the age of 5.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
The performance will take place in the walled garden.
What to bring and wear
Please bring your own rugs or low backed seating. Picnicking is thoroughly encouraged.
There is a 10 minute uphill walk from the car park to the walled garden. There will be a mobility vehicle available for those who have difficulty walking uphill.
The performance takes place outdoor and will go ahead even in wet weather.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
5 July 2018 19:00 - 21:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 01207 541820

Upcoming events


Thu 24 May 2018
Spring is the time to see nature bursting into life. Collect a Springo sheet and see how many signs of spring you can see as you explore Gibside.

The orangery urns by Andrew Burton

Thu 24 May 2018
Sculptor Andrew Burton has researched the tempestuous story of Mary Eleanor's second marriage to Andrew Robinson "Stoney" Bowes as well as looked at the original urns that once graced Mary Eleanor Bowes' original orangery.

Your sweetest empire is to please by Fiona Curran

Thu 24 May 2018
Delve into Gibside's past through a new and exciting installation by mixed media artist Fiona Curran and visit her architectural folly by the Orangery.

Gibside Sewing Group

Thu 24 May 2018
Whether you are new to sewing or have been doing it as long as you can remember, the Gibside Sewing Group meet weekly and everyone is welcome.

Gibside summer nights

Fri 25 May 2018
Explore Gibside after hours. The summer sun and lighter nights are ideal for longer adventures, so we're opening the whole estate until late.

History tour

Fri 25 May 2018
Join a history tour to hear all about Gibside and how it came to be.