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The Importance of Being Earnest

Family Event
Fri 20th August 2021 to Fri 20th August 2021
The Impoertance of Being Earnest, Live on the Lawn, Burton Constable Hall, Hull, East Yorkshire
Free - £18
Burton Constable & Slapstick Picnic would like to cordially invite you to its inaugural summer tea party, where marvellous feats of performance and culinary capers await!
 
Over tea and cucumber sandwiches, we ask that you prepare to witness the impossible - the entirety of Oscar Wilde’s classic play of manners, affairs and handbags being performed by just two rather dashing entertainers.

Rip up the recipe book and celebrate silliness - with Slapstick Picnic, you can have your cake and eat it.

Event Information: 

Date - 20th August

Time - Arrivals from 6pm. 7pm-9pm performance. 

Parking - Outside the Hall. Disabled parking/drop-off available. 

Toilets - Facilities on site. 

This is an outdoor production, as part of Live on the Lawn, so please bring your own chair or blanket to sit on, a picnic to dig into, and dress for the weather!

Stables Kitchen will be offering catering in the form of food and drinks. Alcohol will be available to purchase but you must not bring your own alcohol onto our premises. 

No refunds will be issued unless severe weather conditions threaten the health & safety of our staff, performers and visitors. Refunds will be issued if the performance is cancelled for other issues. 

Covid-19 guidelines may still apply. 

Please, read all of the information provided carefully, before choosing to book.

Contact Information:

E. joelpeart@burtonconstable.com

T. 01964 508163

All other information: Live On The Lawn

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