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Handpicked Productions: The Promise

Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 July

“That was awesome!” Audience Member

Based on the celebrated book The Promise, this new outdoor opera for families tells the story of a young girl who lives in a hard city. One night she tries to steal from an old woman; but in the struggle that follows, the girl is urged to make a promise that will transform her life.

Featuring world-class musicians and performers. Composed by Daniel Saleeb, text by Nicola Davies, conceived and directed by Lucy Bradley with designs by Sascha Gilmour.

Based on the book The Promise © Nicola Davies and Laura Carlin. Licensed by Walker Books Ltd.


Great Linford Manor Park Canalside, MK14 5DZ


60 minutes

Age Suitability

6+; under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Access Facilities

Assistance Dogs Welcome BSL Interpreted EventDrop-Off and Pick-Up PointBlue Badge Parking available Wheelchair Accessible

BSL Performances on Sun 30 July

BSL Workshop, Friday 28 July, 1.30pm-3pm
The Stables Spiegeltent, Festival Central, Campbell Park
Tickets are free but must be booked in advance in conjunction with a ticket/s for either of the performances on Sun 30 July.

What to Expect

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Family Friendly 
🪑 Seated Event
🌳 Outdoor Event 

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