Mother Goose in Town One More Weekend

By on Tuesday, April 5, 2016

white_rabbit_prescotAll your favourite fairy tale characters – including the White Rabbit, Humpty Dumpty and the King and Queen of Hearts – are returning to Prescot this weekend.

Mother Goose & the Quest for the Golden Egg opened last weekend in Prescot Vicarage Gardens, and you can still catch one of six performances on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April.

This outdoor family adventure is the work of MATE Productions, the Prescot-based theatre company that pairs up ordinary members of the community with creative professionals. Their previous successes since arriving at Cockpit House – the former Prescot Museum – have included The Wizard’s Quest and Shakespeare‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Performances are at 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April, starting outside Prescot Parish Church. Tickets are just £5.50 for adults and £4.40 for children, and under-2s go free. Buy in advance from Poco Coffee at 30 Eccleston Street or online at

To whet your appetite, check out some of these fabulous photos captured in the Vicarage Gardens last Sunday:










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