The Secret Garden

An enchanting reimagining of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic, relocated to modern Northumberland. 

This new adaption for the stage is a tale of friendship, magical adventure and the power of nature, as the secret garden works its magic on a new generation of young people.

“A secret garden, just for them, that no-one else knew about.”

When Lennox finds herself sent to stay in Northumberland after being excluded from her city comprehensive, she is certain there is nothing there for her. 

Far away from home, with a family she barely knows, she must rediscover herself and in doing so uncover the mystery of the long hidden secret garden. 

Ages: 7+ 

A production commissioned by Queen's Hall Arts, supported by Arts Council England and premiering at Hexham Book Festival

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Priority Booking for Festival Friends opens on Tuesday 19th April.  Tickets go on general sale from Thursday 21st April.

Running Time: 90mins (including an interval)


  • Babies under 1 go FREE (must have a ticket). Under 12’s to be accompanied by an adult. Concession rates apply to under 16’s only.
  • Please note that a handling charge of 50p per ticket applies to bookings made in person or over the phone. No handling charges apply to online bookings.
  • Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book (booking fees will not apply).
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