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Outdoor Theatre - The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck

Join Quantum Theatre this summer in the ruins of Corfe Castle as they presents a delightful new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s much-loved tale —The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck.

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New for 2024, Quantum presents a delightful new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s much-loved tale — The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck .

Prevented from hatching her eggs at the farm, foolish Jemima goes in search of a nesting place in the forest and soon she meets a charming ‘gentleman’ who offers her the perfect nesting place in his wood-shed.

But why is his wood-shed full of feathers and why is he asking her to collect the herbs for roast duck?

Back at the farm, the Collie-dog, Kep, puts two and two together, but will he be in time to rescue Jemima from her fate?

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs, come prepared for the weather - the performance will continue come rain come shine!

Performance will begin at 7pm Gates open at 6pm

Ticket Prices: Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) - £45 Family (1 adult & up to 3 children) - £38 Adult - £18 Child (5-17) - £9 Under 5 - Free

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £18.00
Child £9.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Under 5s£0.00
Family (1 Adult & up to 3 children)£38.00
Family (2 Adults & up to 3 children)£45.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

This is a family friendly event.

Meeting point

This event will take place in the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle. Ticket will be checked at the main castle gates. Gates open at 6pm, performance begins at 7pm.

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. For any further accessibility information please email corfecastle@nationaltrust.org.uk or call 01929 481294

Other

Gates open 6pm, performance begins at 7pm. Performance will go ahead come rain or shine, it will only be cancelled if it is unsafe to go ahead.

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