The Railway Children

This summer join us for the outdoor theatre production 'The Railway Children' performed by The  Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre. 

Set up your picnic at our Ropley picnic area and enjoy the show with views of the railway below. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of the railway in this truly immersive theatrical experience.

Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis have their lives turned upside down when their father mysteriously has to go away with two strangers in the night. They have to move from their comfortable London home to go and live in a simple country cottage, where Mother writes books to make ends meet. They soon come to love the railway that runs near their cottage, and they make a habit of waving to the Old Gentleman who rides on it. The railway becomes the centre of their new life, but little do they know what wonders and changes it will bring to them - maybe even the answer to Father's disappearance…

A brand new musical adaptation of E Nesbit’s classic tale of adventure, discovery and friendship.

The performance will be held outside in the sunshine, but if it rains we will hold the performance in the marquee on the picnic site. 


Standard Travel plus Performance

Adult: £20

Child: £12

Family: £60

Performance Only

Adult: £8

Child: £6

Family: £25

Booking information

We recommend those purchasing Standard Travel & Performance tickets start their journey from Alresford or Alton. If you would like to collect your tickets from Alresford or Alton please let us know by 3pm the day before your chosen performance.

Please note concessions for disabled visitors and their carer do not apply to the performance. The carer will be able to travel free on the line but will still need to purchase a ticket for the performance. 

Parking information: parking is available at Alresford, Alton and Ropley car park on Bighton Hill (SO24 9SQ).

Booking fees apply to tickets bought online and on the day. 

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