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The Gruffalo

Claudelands Arena

21 Oct 2016 - 22 Oct 2016

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  • Admission

    • $28.00
  • Friday, 21 October

    • 11.30am
    • 1.30pm
  • Saturday, 22 October

    • 10.00am
    • 12.00pm
  • There is public parking available for $5 (cash only) through Gate 1 (Heaphy Terrace) or Gate 3 (Brooklyn Road) – this will include grass parking areas on site, dependent on the weather. Parking is also available on the streets surrounding the venue.

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Based on the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler published by Macmillan Children's Books.

A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood...

After sell-out seasons throughout the world, including the West End and Broadway, and throughout New Zealand in 2010–11, The Gruffalo returns in 2016!

Whether their favourite food is roasted fox, owl ice cream, scrambled snake or Gruffalo crumble, audiences eat up this delectable tale about the adventures of a clever little mouse in a forest full of predators. Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep, dark wood in this big scary monster of a show.

Mouse can scare hungry animals away with tall stories of the terrifying Gruffalo, but what happens when she comes face to face with the very creature she imagined?

Let your imagination run wild with songs, laughs and fun for children aged 3 and up, and their adults.

"Exudes charm, fun and a winning simplicityDominion Post

“The cast of three bring the story to wonderful life... This is an irresistibly charming tale told with refreshing simplicity" The Times, London