Toad, secrets, puppets and Alice
Families can enjoy a series of outdoor theatre shows in Leyland’s Worden Park this summer.
Storytellers Theatre Company roll into town with a season of family-friendly productions continuing this Monday (August 3) with the ever-popular Wind in the Willows.
Toad takes to the road and causes havoc in this madcap musical adventure with Badger, Ratty and Mole.
And who can fail to be delighted by Frances Hodgson Burnett’s magical The Secret Garden on August 10?
This production introduces Mary Lennox and takes us from India to West Yorkshire as Mary discovers the delights of the gardens and meets a few unexpected guests at Misselthwaite Manor.
Pinocchio, set for August 17, is the penultimate show of the season starting in Geppetto’s little workshop before following the puppet’s adventures in his quest to become a real boy.
The season is finished in real style by celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s literary masterpiece Alice in Wonderland on August 24, in this musical adventure that will have people dancing on the lawns and clapping along at the same time.
Families are encouraged to take picnics for the occasion, which will be staged under a covered marquee if the weather doesn’t look too good.
Individual tickets are £7 for children and adults, but one adult goes free with a family ticket of at least two children (£14). A season family ticket is £60. Book at www.wordentickets.co.uk or from the box office on 0800 7880526.