Quantum Theatre presents: The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny

Quantum Theatre are back with an enchanting new adaptation of two of Beatrix Potter’s best-loved Tales, The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny.

  • Booking essential

Peter and his naughty cousin Benjamin know very well that they are not to go into Mr McGregor’s garden, but they cannot resist and soon they find themselves in all sorts of scrapes, caught In a net, trapped by a snarling cat and face to face with Mr McGregor himself!

How will they ever escape? Can Old Mr Bunny come to the rescue in time? And whatever will Mr McGregor make of all those footprints in the flower beds?

Michael Whitmore’s charming adaptation will have you spellbound so why not grab the kids, a blanket and a picnic and join Peter and Benjamin on their hair-raising adventures – a magical afternoon of fun for all the family.

2 & 3 July, 11.30am & 2pm.


Additional prices
  • Child Ticket £10.00
  • Adult Ticket £15.00
  • Family (2+1) £35.00
  • Family (2 + 2) £45.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 08454505157
Suitable for families.
Meeting point
Visitor reception.
What to bring and wear
This is an open air performance so dress for the weather and bring a picnic blanket to sit on.
The event takes place in a grassy area of the garden. The route through the garden includes paths with steps, slopes and varying surfaces. Please see the Facilities and access pages at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/batemans for further information.
In the event of rain the performance will go ahead.

Contact Info

Quantum Theatre
Call 08544505157

Upcoming events

The Glory of the Garden poetry trail

Wed 25 May 2022
Discover lines from Kipling’s poem The Glory of the Garden, displayed around the Bateman’s garden.

The Glory of the Garden collection highlights and short films

Wed 25 May 2022
Discover garden-themed items from the collection and picture Kipling the writer at Bateman’s.

Dragonfly trail

Sat 28 May 2022
Explore the Bateman’s garden as a family and learn about brightly coloured dragonflies and damselflies.

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Sat 28 May 2022
Escape the crowds and relax in the peaceful gardens of Bateman’s in Burwash, East Sussex over the Jubilee four day weekend. With lawn games, cream teas and beautiful flower beds, this is the perfect place to unwind.

Poetry reading in the garden

Mon 30 May 2022
Listen to a selection of Kipling’s garden and landscape inspired poetry, recited in the place which inspired the writing.

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Tue 31 May 2022
Immerse yourself in the worlds and characters created by Rudyard Kipling in Bateman’s storytelling sessions for families.