Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, July 23rd 2022

Join us and KD Theatre, in the beautiful grounds of The Dean’s Garden, against Ely’s most iconic landmark, Ely Cathedral for this year’s open-air theatre musical ‘Alice in Wonderland’.

Alice heads down the rabbit hole in her magical adventures through Wonderland in this brand-new open-air adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s family favourite ‘Alice In Wonderland.’

Discover the madness of the tea party and meet the Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts, plus many larger-than-life characters along Alice’s journey.

This exciting and playful take on the tale features a professional cast of energetic performers, catchy new songs and lots of humour that will entertain and delight the whole family! Don’t be late for this very important date!

Duration: The performance is in two acts and will last approx. 2hrs with a 20-minute interval.

This event is limited to 100 persons.

We will also shortly be releasing access to this show in the beautiful grounds of National Trust Ickworth (Suffolk).

Alice in Wonderland
July 23rd 2022
11am – 1pm
£15 per person
Max 100 People

Event Costs

The cost to attend the Alice in Wonderland event is £15 per person, for all persons, with the exception of infants up to 18 months old, for which there is no charge.

This will be required to secure your places once we have confirmed that your places have been put in place.

Once we confirm your places, your payment can be completed by Bank Transfer. We will provide all the details for this with your invoice. The payment cut off date for this event is scheduled for June 30th 2022, this will be confirmed on your invoice.

Any changes to your booking (if achievable) or the cancellation of it must be completed prior to the payment cut off date set. The cost of your tickets will be due beyond this point and payment will be required in full. The non-payment of any tickets purchased for you will affect your ability to attend further Spectrum events and sessions.

If you have any questions about this event, please don’t hesitate to contact us at or reach us via Spectrum Live Chat in the bottom right-hand corner of any page on our website.

Additional Event Information

How do we get into the Dean’s Garden at Ely Cathedral?

Access to the Dean’s Garden is via the Almonry Gardens on the Ely High Street or via the East Lawn of the Ely Cathedral. There will be signs to follow.

Please note that Disabled access is via the East Lawn.



Seating is not provided. We ask that you bring your own seats and picnic and blankets. When you arrive, please ensure you sit in the appropriate areas. There will be NO seats available on site.


Is there Parking?

There is no parking on-site, however, the nearest car parks are not far away at Forehill Car Park and St Mary’s Street Car Park.


Can we bring Picnics?

Audience members are welcome to enjoy the gardens pre-show and bring their own picnics. Bins shall be provided for rubbish.


What time can we arrive?

The gates will be open one hour prior to the performance, so you will be able to access the venue from 10 am for the 11 am start. The Spectrum team will be there to sign you in and show you where to sit.


How long is the performance?

The performance is in two acts and will last approx. 2 hrs 20 minutes with a 20-minute interval.


Will the weather affect the performance?

The performance will be taking place unless you have been notified otherwise. If it rains, we do encourage you to bring umbrellas and coats. Performances will only be cancelled if extreme weather conditions are deemed dangerous for the production to take place. We will refund or exchange your tickets, should the performance be cancelled.

Venue Address

The Dean’s Garden, Ely Cathedral, Ely, CB7 4DL

Event Notes - Important

Please remember that prior to attending any of our sessions, days out or events we need you to complete one of our Membership forms. These need to be completed for insurance coverage purposes and also to help us plan future events and assess the demand for them. You only need to complete a membership form once a year and this will cover you for all future events and session attendances in the same calendar year.

Please note if you request places for an event and do not make payment for the trip prior to the cut off date provided for that trip, your places will automatically be offered to any persons on the waiting list to ensure the trip is as full as possible.

Place Requests

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Health Protection

Due to the nature of the children we support, a person can’t attend our events whilst ill.

This guidance is in line with the Health Protection Agency and similar to that of many local schools. We can’t accept a person at an event or session with sickness/diarrhoea until they have been clear of this for a minimum of 48 hours. Additionally, it is not possible to accept a person with any symptoms of Covid-19.

We hope you can understand our position on this and the caution that we must exercise.