• Alice through the Looking Glass Family Outdoor Theatre

  • Fri, 11-08-2017 at 11:00
  • Bradgate Park Trust
    Bradgate Park
    LE6 0HB Leicester
Alice through the Looking Glass Family Outdoor Theatre - Bradgate Park Trust - Leicester

Outdoor theatre in the Ruins of Bradgate House! (Ruins open 1hr before the performance) Online tickets (please note see tickets charge a small booking fee) or from our Visitor Centre and Shopadult £12, child (under 16) £8, under 2 free Family (2A and 2 C) £32The story of Through the Looking-Glass is a family favourite, following Alice’s fantastical adventures in the strange world she enters through the mirror above her drawing-room fireplace. What she finds there is a world laid out in the form of a giant chess board and before long Alice finds herself entering the game as a white pawn. The story follows her travels across the board until she reaches the eighth square and is finally crowned a queen.Alice Through the Looking Glass is packed full of Carroll’s most memorable and enduring characters as well as many of his finest nonsense poems and songs and Michael Whitmore’s delightful adaptation captures all the quirky charm of the original in a fanciful and fabulous treat for all the family.adult £12, child (under 16) £8, under 2 free Family (2A and 2 C) £32http://www.seetickets.com/event/alice-through-the-looking-glass/bradgate-park-leicester/1070912Additional car parking charges apply at all 3 of the Bradgate Park car parks of £3 for the whole dayFrequently asked questions:• Allow time for you walk from either the Newtown Linford car park (0.7 miles through Little Matlock) or 1.2 miles from Hallgates via the Reservoir and (FREE to visit) Visitor Centre. There are signs guiding the route. Car parking is £3 for the day - so why not enjoy a full day at Bradgate?• The Ruins of Bradgate House will be opened one hour before the show so you can set up for picnics.• The area is grass, no benches so bring low back chairs, picnic rugs. Please be considerate about large umbrellas or tented covers/windbreaks with regard to other visitors• We have limited numbers to 300 (so the space has plenty of room)• Bring picnics - celebrate/take pics (no recordings please)... but please note after the show we will be asking you to move on (sorry that sounds officious!) so we can clear the space for the next performance. (please tidy up after yourself)• We will have two port-aloos on site• There will be an ice-cream bike!• The show is great and the company will be using a sound system but it is live, outdoor and happens whatever the weather (except extreme lightning storms!) No refunds unless we cancel! (sorry illness or better offers do not lead to refunds)• The show is two halves each about 40-45mins mins with a 20min interval• Bring your tickets as the gate will be checking themCar parks machines do not take cards