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Hansel & Gretel – Opera in a Box

Friday 12th July 2024 – 7pm

Opera in a Box are excited to return to the South West with the mischievous fairytale opera, Hansel & Gretel. This wonderful family piece, sung in English, tells the classic story through music, magic and, of course, gingerbread!

Join us as we bring the enchanting tale of Hansel and Gretel to life in a fresh and innovative production. Say goodbye to your preconceptions about opera as we take you on a journey through off-the-wall venues and intimate adaptations of classic works.

Opera in a Box is a touring opera company in the South West of the UK aimed at bringing the opera genre to as wide an audience as possible. Take all of your preconceptions about opera and throw them out of the window as Opera in a Box takes opera in fresh and exciting artistic directions, from off-the-wall venues, to intimate adaptations of large-scale works. We are focussed on gathering young and talented individuals from across all areas of the arts, and bringing them together to create innovative and gripping theatre.

Fri, 12 July 2024 – 19:00

Yeo Valley Organic Garden
Holt Farm
Bath Road
North Somerset
BS40 7SQ



“A real tour de force. Energetic, dynamic and powerful, with staging devices that pulled the audience into the action.” – Macbeth, Loco Klub

This is an outdoor production, so please bring a chair or blanket to sit on, a picnic to dig into, and dress for the weather!

Yeo Valley Organic Garden will be putting on a barbecue and bar for the evening, so no need to bring your own food and drink.

Notes on Performance

  • Doors open at 6pm, Yeo Valley have kindly offered for ticket holders to wander around the fabulous organic garden before the show.
  • Chairs, picnics, blankets and any other low level accessories are welcome. No seating will be provided.
  • In case of rain, please don’t bring umbrellas as they block sight-lines for other audience members. Ponchos and raincoats are just as fetching, so please wear these instead.
  • The Production will run at approximately 2 hours, with an interval.
  • This is an outdoors performance, surfaces may be uneven. There is a flagstone pathway to the grass performance area, which is all on one level.
  • If you have any access related questions ahead of the performance please get in touch!

Tickets are non refundable and the Production will take place in all weathers, it will only be cancelled in extreme weather conditions.

If there are tickets left on the day they will be £20 on the door.

Picnics should only be eaten in the Ha Ha garden, where the performance is being held and please take all rubbish with you.