CORONAVIRUS: currently, all theatres and related venues are closed. Shows are either being cancelled, postponed or rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with all the changes. There are currently few changes after May 2020 and many shows that were due for April have been pushed back towards the end of Autumn. Pantomimes are looking like a safe bet at the moment ;-)
Meet a host of Victorian characters, including Wilf the Boiler Boy, Jenny Sparrow from Broadmarsh, the mysterious Water Guardian and others who bring this revolutionary pumping station to life. Discover the vital role Papplewick played in 19th century England, transforming public health at a time when cholera was rife, and life expectancy in some parts of newly-industrialised Nottingham was just 24 years. This fabulous, immersive family experience explores the boiler house, engine room, beautiful grounds and a magnificent vaulted and empty underground reservoir, and asks us to think about the uses to which we put water around the world today
Some areas of the site are not wheelchair accessible or suitable for those with walking difficulties. Clothing and footwear must be appropriate for uneven ground, different weather conditions and access to the underground reservoir.Presented byDragon Breath Theatre. Presented byPapplewick Museum & Heritage Centre.