Invitation to a special wedding

The Scarecrows

The Scarecrows

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Julia Donaldson’s latest picture book comes magically to life on stage when The Scarecrows’ Wedding comes to the Devonshire Park Theatre.

This adaptation by Scamp Theatre promises an epic love story with wit, drama - and wedding bells.

Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are excellent scarecrows who decide to get married. Harry sets off to search for their wedding day essentials including a dress of feathers, and necklace made of shells. However the farmer notices he is missing a scarecrow and replaces Harry with the devilishly smooth but dangerous Reginald Rake.

Julia Donaldson is a British writer, playwright and performer, the 2011–2013 Children’s Laureate and the prize-winning author of some of the world’s most-loved children’s books, most notably modern classic The Gruffalo which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide and turned in to a wonderful stage show.

Julia is best known for her popular rhyming stories for children, especially those illustrated by Axel Scheffler, which include The Scarecrows’ Wedding, The Gruffalo, Room On The Broom, Stick Man and Tiddler and other Terrific Tales.

Suitable for three years and older, catch The Scarecrows’ Wedding on Monday October 12/13. Monday show times are 1.30pm & 4.30pm, Tuesday 10.30am & 1.30pm. Tickets £13, Under 16s £11, Family ticket (2 adults + 2 under16s) £44.