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Outdoor family theatre: Five Children and It - Mon 26 Aug 2024 (Gates 5pm, performance 6pm)

Join us for this family theatre performance set against the backdrop of Nymans iconic ruins. Based on the classic children's novel by Edith Nesbit - with live music and puppetry throughout.

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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.

Critics have said of our previous shows: Grapevine Live “Warm and welcoming, clever and creative – a wonderful afternoon of entertainment!” (The Wind in the Willows) Visit Dean Wye “A fun-filled family adventure, thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable!” (Treasure Island) this will delight children and adults alike this summer!

Five Children & It Written by Edith Nesbit Adapted by Ethan Taylor Directed by Chloe Bond Music by Simon Stallard Brought to you by This is My Theatre. Run time 85 mins approx.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £19.00
Child Under 16s£11.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Under 5s free£0.00
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)£50.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Meeting point

The event will be held on the Main Lawn, around 10 minutes' walk from the entrance to Nymans.

What to bring and wear

This is an outdoor event so please dress for the weather. Seating isn't provided, so you may wish to bring camping chairs, blankets or cushions.

Accessibility

The event has level access.

Contact info

Central Booking Office

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