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Jake Evans storyteller at Chirk Castle

Popular storyteller Jake Evans returns to Chirk Castle with more of his captivating stories for children

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join us on 28 May and 31 October for children's storytelling with the award-winning Jake Evans. Sit back and relax as he takes us all on an adventure. Sessions are held at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm and are free, normal admission charges apply. See ticket office on the day for the location at the castle, which will vary depending on the weather.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics


Children very welcome

Meeting point

Head to the ticket office

What to bring and wear

Dress according to the weather


All registered assistance dogs are welcome in the gardens. Our visitor shuttlebus runs from the Ticket Office, up the steep hill to the Castle. There is a step-free route of the garden. Please contact us to borrow and reserve a wheelchair or to hire our Tramper. Home Farm has a cobbled area.


Dogs are not permitted in the garden or castle staterooms, with the exception of assistance dogs. Please keep dogs on a lead.

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