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The Nutcracker at Ashridge House

This Christmas Immerse yourself in a land of dreams, lifted straight from the pages of the magical and festive fairy tale, The Nutcracker.

It’s the night before Christmas, and as Clara and her toy Nutcracker drift off to sleep, their dreams are invaded by the evil Mouse King. Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince; help them defeat the Mouse King, venture through the Land of Snow, onto the Land of Sweets, and learn how to dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Your epic journey ends with the opportunity to meet and receive a present from Father Christmas, take photos and place a magic wish on Father Christmas’ Wishing Tree.

This unforgettable festive treat lasts approx. 45 minutes. Under 1’s are free of charge but if you wish for an under 1 to receive a gift, please purchase a child’s ticket.

You can read the event Terms and Conditions here.

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More Information about The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker - Relaxed Performance 
Friendly nutcrackers, colourful lights and loud audiences may be the perfect environment for many at Christmas time, however, for some, it can be an overwhelming experience.

This experience is appropriate for children with sensory conditions, are neurodiverse or on the autistic spectrum, as well as other additional needs. 

This early morning session is to ensure waiting times are minimal, the sound and lighting will be adjusted, and the story will be communicated in advance, to support families expectations.

Tuesday 19th December - 5:30pm
Wednesday 20th December - 9:30am