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GRUE 2022

 

By Wintercroft
Produced by ARCADE
Commissioned by the Old Parcels Office Arts Centre, Scarborough 

3 - 23 DECEMBER 2022, WEEKENDS AND SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 
10.30AM - 4.10PM

OLD PARCELS OFFICE, SCARBOROUGH

Booking essential. Pay What You Can.
Suggested price £3.50 per ticket. If you are in receipt of benefits please take a free ticket.

 

Built by Scarborough's community and made entirely of recycled and repurposed materials, Grue is returning this December! It is a fantastical world created from positive energy and discarded paper; a wandering cardboard labyrinth of rooms to explore and wonders to discover. However, much like our world, Grue is becoming cluttered and clogged with rubbish. 

 

We need your help to examine this strange place, and to discover ways to help the fragile land. Working alongside an unexpected investigator, who will journey with you to find out where the music is coming from in the distant mountains, we invite you to collaborate with other visitors and see the impact we can have on the environment we live in - both in and outside of Grue.

BOOK NOW BY SELECTING YOUR CHOSEN DATE BELOW

ACCESS

  • The venue is wheelchair accessible with an accessible toilet.

  • A social story is available HERE which tells you what to expect

  • Noise cancelling headphones available.

  • Masks and hand sanitiser are provided should you wish to use them.

  • The event is relaxed - you can move around, make noise and leave when you wish

  • The installation includes lighting (including gentle lighting changes with some flickering light at low frequency) and sound (no sudden or extremely loud bangs).

  • To set the atmosphere of the piece the lighting is low level so please be aware of this when moving around the experience. 

  • A poem will guide you through your experience which is available in written and audio format.

YOUR VISIT

Download our pre-event information which includes directions, click HERE

Click here to watch a short video on how to the Old Parcels Office, click HERE

SEE WHAT OUR AUDIENCES THOUGHT OF LAST YEAR'S SHOW:

'Wonderful, interactive and fun – and I’m 45 years old and I thoroughly enjoyed myself.’


‘I think this is a really amazing idea and a brilliant way to inspire people to do more about climate change’

'It taught me to take care of the world' - Albie, aged 10

Scroll through last years gallery below to get a taste of Grue.

WITH THANKS TO

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CREATE WITH US

You are invited to help bring the world of Grue 2022 to life by joining us for our drop-in community build days. Help us turn waste into something magical.

 

All ages are welcome, and no previous experience is required, only a willingness to try something new and to get involved.