Beauty and the Beast at Quarry Bank

Shekina Rose, Families Editor
Belle from Beauty and the Beast framed by red roses
Chapterhouse

10 August 2024 Tickets from £12.00 — Book now

This summer families are invited to grab their brollies (or – wishful thinking – parasols) and step outside for a fantastic summer outdoor theatre event at Beauty and the Beast at Quarry Bank. Taking place on 10 August, this production by the Chapterhouse Theatre Company re-tells the timeless story of Beauty and the Beast. The show is packed with fun, humour, puppetry and music – and what makes it extra special is that it’s set and delivered outdoors, in the stunning gardens of Quarry Bank National Trust.

We all know the story. An arrogant prince has been cursed to live as a hideous beast. His only hope of happiness and the curse being lifted is a spirited young woman in search of a rose. Can she warm the Beast’s cold-heart and break the spell?

Talking of  ‘cold’, we’re in the north of England, so the weather really could go either way, but picnics are always fun whatever happens! So bring snacks, sandwiches, all the culinary delights, grab your wet weather gear, potentially wellies, and sun-cream (or both), something comfy to sit on, and prepare yourself for an incredible evening, come rain or shine!

Beauty and the Beast at Quarry Bank will last for two hours, and this includes a 20-minute interval. This gives you plenty of time to run around, see the Quarry Bank gardens and breathe in the magical atmosphere.

Tickets for the show cost £12, and there’s no need to worry about National Trust admission charges on top of this payment. Babies under 12 months can attend for free. It’s a great way to introduce them to theatre while giving them the opportunity to be outside and explore nature with their families.

10 August 2024 Tickets from £12.00 Book now

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