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The Hunting of the Snark

Burn the Curtain presents this theatrical adventure for the whole family in Delamere Forest. Based on the poem by Lewis Carroll, this outdoor theatre performance is perfect for all the family.

This outdoor theatre performance, based on Lewis Carroll’s original poem, The Hunting of the Snark, will take you on an unforgettable journey through the woods, where you will interact with the poem’s characters and become part of the quest to find this mythical creature.

Come prepared to walk 2-3 miles and wear suitable footwear/clothing for the weather conditions and all terrains

Alongside Burn The Curtain’s promenade theatre show, you can download the Snarkhunter app to follow Lewis Carroll’s original story and play some exciting games.

Tickets for the autumn performances will be available for sale from 16 July 2018.


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Event details

When is the event?

Thursday 13 September 2018 (more dates available)

What time is it on?


Who is this for?


What to wear?

Sports wear, casual clothing, trainers or walking boots.

Do I need to book?

Yes. Click here for more information and to book your space.

Dogs Allowed:

No apart from assistance dogs

Event dates

Thursday 13 September 2018
Friday 14 September 2018
Saturday 15 September 2018

What's Here?

  • Arts
  • Toliets (gents)
  • Toliets (ladies)


OS Grid ref: SJ548705
Postcode: CW8 2JD

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Delamere Office

07808 506308
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