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Outdoor Theatre: Five Children & It by This is My Theatre

Join us for an inventive reimagining of this ever-popular story!

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

You can purchase tickets through the following webpage:

Please note, you will need to purchase an entrance ticket of Emmetts Garden. Prices can be found on the Emmetts Garden webpage. National Trust Members go free.

The five children - Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane, and their baby brother, known as the Lamb - are playing in a gravel pit one morning when they uncover a rather grumpy and sometimes tricky Psammead, a sand-fairy with the ability to grant wishes. Join them on their adventures as they learn what it is to be careful what you wish for!

Based on the classic children's novel by Edith Nesbit - with live music and puppetry throughout - children and adults alike will love this ever-popular story reimagined for the stage.

You are welcome to bring your own picnic blankets, picnics and chairs. Chairs will not be provided. Please note, this performance will take place regardless of wet weather.

This performance will last approximately eighty five minutes.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £15.00
Family 1A 3C£50.00
Family 2A 2C£50.00
Family 2A 3C£50.00
Concession £12.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 07732 253311


Children welcome

Meeting point

This performance takes place on the Meadow. Please enter via the Visitor Centre.

What to bring and wear

This performance takes place outside regardless of weather. Please dress for potential cold or wet weather. You are welcome to bring picnic blankets and chairs. Chairs will not be provided.


Steep paths and steps in places. Woodland path is uneven and non-tarmacked. Accessible toilets. Buggy available (dependent on staff levels.)

Contact info

Central Box Office

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