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Outdoor Event, Tue 22 Aug 2017, £8.50-£11.50

The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes


The Emperor's New Clothes' by hans Christian Andersen. Illyria return again in their 26th year to perform in the setting of Brantwood’s lakeside meadow. Bring your own seating. Gates open at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm. Illyria is equity-compliant. Adults £11.50 Children & students £8.50. Great fun for adults and children alike. Brantwood's Terrace Cafe will be open beforehand for food and refreshments.
Coniston Launch will be running a ferry service to and from the performance, leaving Coniston Boatlandings at 6.15pm and returning after the performance. Adults £3, children £1.50. Ferry must be booked in advance through Brantwood box office.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcome

Partial disabled access.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 22 Aug 2017 19:00 to 20:40


LA21 8AD


Off B5285 road on east side of Coniston water. Follow signs from Coniston village.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Windermere station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Partial disabled access.

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