Member Event: The Wider Earth

Event information

Event type: behind-the-scenes

Location: The Wider Earth theatre, then the Anning Rooms

Ticket prices:

Member: £36

Tickets for this event are no longer on sale.

A new theatre has been unveiled at the Museum for the award-winning drama The Wider Earth.

Join 22-year-old Charles Darwin on a daring voyage to the far side of the world and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history.

As part of this exclusive Member event, you will enjoy an afternoon performance of the play followed by tea, coffee and cakes in the newly opened Anning Rooms. You will have a chance to speak to the actors about the performance and try out some of the extraordinary handmade puppets.

Exclusive Member event

Tickets to this event are available to Members only. Each Member may purchase an additional ticket for one guest who will attend with them.

Become a Member today and enjoy benefits including free admission to exhibitions, priority Museum entry and access to tickets for events such as this one. It's easy to join online.

Important information

Bookings are required. No refunds or exchanges will be given.

A waiting list will operate to allow Members to resell their tickets if they can no longer attend - however, there is no guarantee that there will be people on the list.

A free ticket for a carer accompanying a guest with a disability can be requested on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.30-17.30, subject to availability.

Visitors must bring a print out of their booking confirmation or collect a printed ticket at the information desk well in advance of the event time.

The event will begin promptly. We cannot allow you to join the event after it has commenced and no refunds will be given to latecomers.

The Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the locations, timings or content of the activities. This is to ensure that we deliver a safe and excellent experience for all guests at all times.

Event dates

Meeting point

Please arrive at The Wider Earth theatre in the Jerwood Gallery (Blue Zone) a few minutes before the event is scheduled to begin.

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