Outdoor Theatre: The Gunpowder Plot

The Three Inch Fools hit the road with a bang. Cue an explosive evening of short fuses and tall tales, as five actors try to pull off the most infamous conspiracy in history

  • Booking essential

This summer, touring the UK, The Gunpowder Plot comes to life in a brand new, calamitous production fit for all the family. Expect uproarious intrigue, endless costume changes, and many, many false moustaches in this highly flammable historical tale.

★★★★★ – “So entertaining…laugh-out-loud funny”

★★★★★ – “Great fun for the whole family…my kids are still talking about it!”

★★★★★ – “The ultimate British theatrical experience” – Hastings Independent Press

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and join us on our outdoor adventure at Corfe Castle.

Come prepared for the weather - the performance will continue come rain come shine!

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £18.00
  • Child £0.00
    Under 5
  • Child £9.00
  • Family £38.00
    1A 3C
  • Family £45.00
    2A 2C
  • Family £45.00
    2A 3C

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
This is a family friendly event
Meeting point
The Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle
What to bring and wear
Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and bring lots of layers as the summer evenings can become chilly.
Accessibility
This event takes place in the Outer Bailey with step free access.
Other
There will light refreshments available to purchase and picnics are welcome. Gates open at 6pm for the show to start at 7pm.

Contact Info

Name
Corfe Castle
Email
corfecastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01929 481294

Upcoming events

The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow

Sat 21 May 2022
10:00-17:00
Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their real-life role at Corfe Castle.

Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Sat 21 May 2022
10:00-17:00
At the gateway to Purbeck, Corfe Castle has stood watch for a thousand years. It has been a fortress, prison, family home and has even drawn the attention of German spies.

Quiet hour at Corfe Castle

Wed 25 May 2022
09:00-10:00
Enjoy a peaceful hour at Corfe Castle. This bookable event encourages peace and quiet within the hour of 9-10 am on Wednesday morning.

May half term fun at Corfe Castle

Sun 05 Jun 2022
10:00-18:00
Get lost in adventure at Corfe Castle this May half-term. Join the Keeper of the Castle with interactive storytelling tours, watch demonstrations from artisan volunteers and conquer The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow.

Corfe before the Castle

Sat 23 Jul 2022
10:00-18:00
The Wessex Ancient Network invite you to delve into the past with interactive displays, talks and activities.

Outdoor Theatre: Cinderella

Thu 28 Jul 2022
19:00-21:30
Chapter House Theatre Company Presents Cinderella at Corfe Castle In an enchanted kingdom in a faraway land magical creatures and fairy godmothers come together to tell the best loved of all fairytales.