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Angelica Sprockets Pockets: Outdoor Theatre at Brockholes Nature Reserve

Type:Outdoor Theatre

Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0AG

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Angelica Sprockets Pockets: Outdoor Theatre at Brockholes Nature Reserve

Prepare to be surprised, thrilled and tickled pink by Angelica Sprocket's never-ending pockets, and the marvellous things she keeps in them.

Filled with Folksy's touch of live music, puppetry, audience interaction and madness. This fun-filled show is the perfect treat for the whole family.

Children must be accompanied by an adult with a ticket.  The production is recommended for children aged 4 years +.  Please note: this is an outdoor performance.  Please come dressed for the weather conditions and bring something to sit on e.g. folding chairs.  Chairs are not provided and cannot be hired. Gazebos are not permitted.  If it rains the event still goes ahead.

The event will take place on the Visitor Village. Entrance to the performance area will be through the Welcome Centre.

Refreshments, hot food and ice cream will be on sale before, during and after the performance.

Toilets are located on the Visitor Village and will be open throughout the performance.

Performance starts at 17:00, performance area opens at 16:00 to allow you time to set up your chairs and a picnic.  Running time is one hour with no interval.

Tickets include free car parking for the full day.

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Opening Times

Season (25 Aug 2024)
DayTimes
Sunday17:00 - 18:00

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£14.50 per ticket
Children (under 16 years)£10.50 per ticket
Family (two adults/two children)£45.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

From Preston: At the roundabout of the M6 J31and A59 go straight over under the motorway signed A59 to Blackburn. Stay in the left hand lane. Just before the traffic lights, take the first exit signed 'Brockholes Nature Reserve' heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road). Follow this road left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance. From M6 north bound: As you come off the motorway get in the middle lane.  At the roundabout turn right, signed A59 to Blackburn. Stay in the left hand lane. Just before the traffic lights, take the first exit signed 'Brockholes Nature Reserve' heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road). Follow this road left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance. From Samlesbury and south-bound off the M6:  At the roundabout of the M6 J31and A59 you need to go all the way round the double roundabout as if you where going to head back along the A59 towards Samlesbury.  As you come around the roundabout past the Tickle Trout service station stay in the left hand lane.  Just before the traffic lights, take the first exit signed 'Brockholes Nature Reserve' heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road).  Follow this road left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance. From M6 southbound: As you come off the motorway turn right at the roundabout towards Preston.  Stay in the right hand lane and continue around the roundabout, as you come round the roundabout past the Tickle Trout service station stay in the left hand lane.  Just before the traffic lights, take the first exit signed 'Brockholes Nature Reserve' heading north over the river (adjacent to the off-ramp slip road).  Follow this road left, round doubling back and under the slip road bridge to the site entrance.

Public Transport Directions

Bus: Take the No. 59 bus from Preston Bus station.  Alight the bus at the Tickled Trout Hotel.  From the bus stop walk towards the bridge where traffic is easier to see, cross over and turn left to the end of the bridge.  There is a farm road to the right, follow this short road to a metal gate, passing a sign for Brockholes Wood.  Cross over the style at the side of the gate.  Follow the metal fence on your right to the next gate and at the left side of the gate there is a gap onto a rough roadway.  Remain on this roadway to the end the boundary is marked by another metal gate.  To the right of the gate there is a style marked Ribblesway, go over the style and turn left and you will see the next style to cross. Keep to the right and follow the wooden fence under the motorway bridges, and as the road bends you will see the entrance to Brockholes.  This walk is not suitable for pushchairs or anyone that cannot climb a style.  During the walk there is a possibility of seeing several species of birds and insects due to the close proximity of the river and the woods. By train: The nearest railway station to Brockholes is Preston.

Facilities

Other

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Picnic Site
  • Toilets
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

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