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Outdoor Theatre: 'Great Expectations'

From the misty marshes to the dusty, dirty streets of London, follow Pip’s journey through adversity to discover the true nature of his ‘great expectations’ in this adaptation of Charles Dickens’ popular and atmospheric novel.

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A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the decaying Miss Havisham; the sudden appearance of a mystery benefactor. This series of events change the orphaned Pip’s life forever as he eagerly abandons his humble origins to become a gentleman.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult 17 years and above£15.00
Child 3-16 years£10.00
Family 1A 3C£35.00
Family 2A 2C£40.00
Family 2A 3C£50.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 03442491895 Book online from 1 March until 4pm on the day of the performance, subject to availability.

Suitability

Perfect for families.

Meeting point

Meet in the Courtyard.

What to bring and wear

Clothing suitable for an outdoor evening performance. Picnics with rugs or low-backed picnic chairs; no BBQs, naked flames, high-backed chairs or picnic tables please.

Accessibility

Accessible parking bays. Level access to courtyard. Accessible WCs with baby/toddler changing areas.

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