Scottish Opera Pop-Up Roadshow – Saturday 1st June

As part of the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival we are proud to be hosting the Scottish Opera Pop-up Roadshow on Saturday 1st June.

Scottish Opera is packing up its theatre on wheels and bringing three short operas

11.00am A Little Bit of Magic Flute
1.00pm A Little Bit of Iolanthe
3.00pm Puffy McPuffer & the Crabbit Canals

These three brilliant shows for all the family are brought to life by a storyteller, singers, musicians and a series of colourful illustrations, and are performed in a specially-adapted, fully accessible trailer re-creating Glasgow’s Theatre Royal.

Prices are £6 per adult and under 26s are half price.

Book tickets  here

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