The weather is finally starting to get a little warmer here at Chatsworth. The sun has been shining, the lambs are playing, and people are beginning to think about family activities and summer picnics.
This summer, we’re hosting two outdoor family theatre performances in the garden, taking place over three nights. Adults can sit and relax with a picnic (and a drink) while the kids get stuck in, and last year our Head Gardener had the brilliant idea of bringing a whole children’s party!
Treasure Island, on 31 May, is a family musical by the Cambridge Touring Theatre, who did both of our family theatre events last year. They had the whole audience getting up and involved in the story, so we had some brilliant feedback and can’t wait for this year’s event. It’s only on for one evening, so places are limited.
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain, on 30 and 31 July, has come straight from the West End, so we’re expecting an extraordinary show. As a historical attraction, we’re always trying out new ways of letting kids enjoy learning about history, and this is a fabulously disgusting and gruesome way to do so. It’s over two nights, but we’re expecting it to be quite popular. You’re also very welcome to bring a picnic, though we hope the nasty bits of history don’t put you off!