The Three Inch Fools hit the road with a bang. Cue an explosive evening of short fuses and tall tales, as five actors try to pull off the most infamous conspiracy in history.

This summer, touring the UK, The Gunpowder Plot comes to life in a brand new, calamitous production fit for all the family. Expect uproarious intrigue, endless costume changes, and many, many false moustaches in this highly flammable historical tale.

★★★★★ – “So entertaining...laugh-out-loud funny”
★★★★★ – “Great fun for the whole kids are still talking about it!” ★★★★★ – “The ultimate British theatrical experience” – Hastings Independent Press

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and join us on our outdoor adventure. Come prepared for the weather - the performance will continue come rain, come shine!

********WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US********

Our Audiences:

  • -  “So entertaining...laugh-out-loud funny!”

  • -  “Great fun for the whole kids are still talking about it!”

  • -  “Stunning, authentic, original, and downright bloody awesome”

  • -  “Totally worth getting totally soaked for!”


The Gunpowder Plot will be performed in our Home Paddock against the stunning backdrop of West Horsley Place. 

Gates will be open from 5pm to ensure you have time for a wonderful picnic ahead of the performance. Refreshments will also be available on site. 

This performance is an outdoor performance. We recommend that you bring blankets/chairs/cushions etc. to sit on. Come prepared for the weather with warm coats and waterproofs etc, as the performance will continue come rain, come shine! We ask that you don’t bring umbrellas as these can obscure the view for other people in the audience. 6pm start time, picnics welcome from 5 pm. The performance will last approximately 2 hours (+a 20 minute interval). 

We ask that all guests leave the site 30 minutes after the performance ends. 


Guests who are wheelchair users or have access needs which would make the walk from the visitors car park difficult, should be dropped off on the gravel carriage sweep in front of the manor house for close access to the performance area or a disabled parking space can be booked by contacting us at [email protected]

Please advise West Horsley Place if you are a wheelchair user or have any access requirements before the event date. Our car park is a 3 minute walk from the performance area.

As the performance takes place in the home paddock, ground conditions are uneven. 

On arrival follow signs to our carpark. You will then be directed from the car park to the performance area. 

Free tickets for accompanying carers are available, these can only be booked in combination with a ticket holder with access requirements. 

Cancellation Policy: If the event is postponed due to COVID-19 guests will be refunded or offered an alternative date.

Ticketing terms and conditions

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Ticket Quantity Price
Adult- admits 1

Adult- admits 1

Decrease Increase £16.00
Under18- admits 1

Under18- admits 1

Decrease Increase £10.00
Under 5- admits 1

Under 5- admits 1

Decrease Increase £0.00