The Importance of Being Earnest

To whom it may concern,

The 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.

As we are expecting a rather voluminous crowd in the outdoors, we do request that you bear your own seats, picnic blankets and filled hampers to the proceedings, and wear attire suitable for the meteorological conditions. It shall be an extraordinary family gathering, and we should not consider it complete without your presence.

Yours in anticipation,
The Slapstick Picnic

From the creators of The Handlebards comes a fantastically wild(e) new production, ripping up the rule book and celebrating silliness. This is a free event, with no tickets required.

Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes, including a 30 minute interval.

Please note:This event will go ahead in all weathers, should we face adverse weather and the event is cancelled a full refund will be offered.

Why not book our special picnic offer for this event?

  • Freshly made sourdough Sandwiches (meat and vegetable)
  • Mixed crudités with dip
  • Southern Fried Chicken Goujons (or gluten free vegan bites)
  • Mini Quiche Selection
  • Bite Size Onion Bhajis with mango chutney
  • Cheese & Onion Rolls
  • Mini cake Selection

£16.00 for 2 guests

£30.00 for 4 guests

Add a bottle of Prosecco for an extra  £25.00

To book this package contact  / 01582 547445.

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