The Ugly Duckling – 2023

Forde Abbey Is Delighted to welcome back Folksy Theatre for with a performance of The Ugly Duckling in the gardens On Friday 29th July, 2023.

When a mother duck’s eggs hatch and one duckling looks different from all the rest, the other ducklings laugh and make fun of him. The awkward little bird sets off on his own and is met with hecklers, hunters, and cruel weather. Come and help him along on his journey, filled with live music, puppetry and colourful characters. Will the ugly duckling find his place in the world and discover true happiness? Bring along your picnics, folding chairs and friends and family, to enjoy this wonderful open-air, family musical!

Tickets can be purchased through Folksy Theatre at

Entry to the show is from 4:30pm onwards. If you wish to arrive earlier, the normal Forde Abbey Gardens entrance fee will apply.
Bring along your picnics, blankets, and folding chairs to enjoy this wonderful open-air performance!

The performance will go ahead whatever the weather.

Tickets available from the

Event Details

Forde Abbey House and Gardens, Chard, Somerset, United Kingdom, TA20 4LU

Start Date:
27th Jul 2023 at 17:30

End Date:
27th Jul 2023 at 19:00

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