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Play - Contemporary, Tue 5 - Thu 7 May 2020, £4-£10

Marina Bailey as Mary Lennox

Marina Bailey as Mary Lennox


When a robin shows ten year old Mary the key to a mysterious garden, what follows will change her forever. Her adventures with Dickon, Colin, and Ben Weatherstaff have entertained audiences for over a hundred years in this all time family classic.

Writer Elizabeth Loveless has produced many works for youth theatre including A Christmas Carol, The Hobbit, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, Smith, and To Death and Glory.

Director Chris Loveless trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His productions have played in London’s West End, the regions, and New York, with several named critics’ choice by Time Out and the Evening Standard. Locally, Chris has directed many productions for Furness Youth Theatre and its predecessor ACT Youth Theatre.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 5 - Thu 7 May 2020 19:00 to 20:30


Tickets £10 full and £8 concessions

For group bookings at one performance of:

10 – 19 people: each ticket £5
20 or more people: each ticket £4

Group bookings available via Liz Loveless on 01229 585433


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Recently refurbished, fully accessible with adapted toilet facilities and lift. Induction loop system in main house.

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 5 - Thu 7 May The Secret Garden


28 Duke Street,
LA14 1HH


Plan route to The Forum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 199691  Lat: 54.11150 Long: -3.22673

Follow A590 into Barrow. Turn left at the town centre signpost and continue down Duke Street. The Forum is on your left, free car parking available behind Town Hall after 18.00.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Barrow station

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