World Book day brings a roaring ticket sale for the Reluctant Dragon

Celebrate World Book day on March 1 and grab yourself a roaring bargain of 20% off all tickets to the Reluctant Dragon performance coming to Dosthill Park this June.


Popular touring theatre group, Quantum Theatre, will be performing a classic retelling of ‘St George and the Dragon’ from the author of The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame. The Reluctant Dragon is a funny, touching and enchanting story of bravery and friendship and will be live in Dosthill Park on Saturday, June 23.


Normal ticket prices are: Adults: £9 Concessions: £6 Family: £25 (2 adults 2 children under 16) and under 2s free. But on March 1 for one day only, you can purchase tickets with a fierce discount of 20%.

Children under the age of two get in free of charge but still need a ticket. All tickets must be booked in advance as there will be no door sales on the day.


The production is guaranteed to thrill audiences with this live performance; making it a must-see for this summer.   


The story describes a young boy who befriends a poetry-loving dragon living in the Downs above his home. When the townsfolk send for St.George to slay the dragon, the boy needs to come up with a clever plan to save his friend and convince the townsfolk to accept him. St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won’t fight St George?


The show is recommended for children of all ages and their families and lasts for 1hour 20 minutes including a 20 minute interval.


The discount for this wonderful and enchanting production is automatic when booking online on March 1. You can also book via the box office or phone and the discount will apply across all sales channels.


Tickets are available from the Tamworth Arts and Events website at or in person from Tamworth Information Centre in Marmion House, Lichfield Street, or by calling the Box Office on 01827 709618. A transaction fee of £1 is payable on all online and telephone bookings.


Cllr Robert Pritchard, Deputy Leader of Tamworth Borough Council, said: “This lovely family production is based on a favourite children’s world book classic about St George and the dragon. Dosthill Park has become a popular venue for annual outdoor theatre performances and I’m delighted that this story will be showcased live for families to enjoy, perfect for a summers afternoon.”


World book day is a day where many school children go into school dressed up as their favourite story character. More information can be found at: