Summer Culture Fix – 5 Local Events To Visit This Summer

14/06/2015 | By Institution | 0 Comments

Each summer English Heritage sites host a variety of events, many of them designed to work with their specific locations. We’ve selected 5 that appeal, of course a search of the English Heritage database will reveal over 500 to choose from.



DATE Sun 23 Aug 2015    TIME 6.45pm – Late evening

LOCATION  Mount Grace Priory  SUITABLE  Families

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them, can Jane and Rochester’s passion survive the forces that might tear them apart forever?

Doors open at 6.45pm, performance starts at 7.30pm

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DATE Fri 31 Jul 2015   TIME 6:45pm – 11pm

LOCATION  Mount Grace Priory  SUITABLE  Families

In the magical Indian jungle a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. Your favourite animal characters are brought to life to create an enchanting and fun-filled musical show for children of all ages. Join Mowgli on his wonderful adventures with the loveable and wise Baloo the Bear, the powerful panther Bagheera, and not to mention mischievous monkeys and the terrifying tiger Shere Khan!

Doors open at 6.00pm, performance starts at 6.30pm

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DATE  Fri 31 Jul 2015  TIME  6:45pm – 11pm

LOCATION   Mount Grace Priory  SUITABLE  Families

A tremendous tempest causes a shipwreck and scatters a cargo of noblemen across a mysterious island. Little do they know that Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, is at the helm of all magic and mystery. In Shakespeare’s last and most magical tale, fairies and spells unwind villains’ desires, tie lovers together, and unknot past wrongs.Shakespeare’s glorious tale of magical creatures, love and forgiveness on a faraway island is sure to captivate audiences.

Doors open at 6.45pm, performances starts at 7.30pm.

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DATE  Wed 05 Aug 2015  TIME  6.45pm – Late evening

LOCATION  Mount Grace Priory  SUITABLE  Families

Join one of Jane Austen’s favourite heroines on her journey of self-discovery. Doors open at 6.45pm, performance starts at 7.30pm.

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DATE   Wed 22 Jul 2015  TIME  6.45pm – Late evening

LOCATION  Helmsley Castle  SUITABLE  Families

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes








Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing novice, a death in the convent and some very suspicious nuns, Holmes’ newest case promises to be his most terrifying and challenging yet. Doors open at 6.45pm, performance starts at 7.30pm.

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