Open-air shows for all the family

Alice the Musical
Alice the Musical

A series of open-air performances will take place as part of the Alnwick Garden summer calendar.

The events, for all the family, will run alongside children’s workshops, to get them in the mood for fun.

On Sunday, Cambridge Touring Theatre will bring Alice the Musical, based on the classic Alice in Wonderland tale.

Visitors are invited to go along dressed in their best Wonderland fashion and have a joyful, fun-filled picnic while you watching the comical musical performance.

The show starts at 6.30pm, with gates open at 6pm, however, at 5pm before the show there is a 45-minute drama workshop where youngsters, aged between five and 10 can play drama games with the actors, a charge of £2 per child is made for the workshop.

Friday, July 25, will see Peter Pan and the Lost Boys by Heartbreak Productions joining the Lost Boys, Wendy and Peter on an adventure to Neverland encountering the villainous pirates, enigmatic Indians and mysterious mermaids in a fabulous modern, rhyming adaptation of the well-loved tale. Again gates open at 6pm with the performance from 6.30pm.

And on Friday, August 29, the Brass Necessities will take you on a musical journey through the jungles, on magic carpets and under the sea with the North East Brass Ensemble. The concert begins at 7pm and will conclude at approximately 8.30pm.

The performances are open-air and continue in all weathers. Alice the Musical and Peter and the Lost Boys last approximately two hours with a 20-minute interval. Visitors are invited to bring their own chairs, rugs and picnics and dress for the weather.

To be in with a chance of winning tickets to see either Alice the Musical or Peter and the Lost Boys, buy a copy of this week’s Gazette.