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Potter About With Peter Rabbit In Tamworth Park
Hundreds of rabbit lovers turned out in force in a Tamworth park for a magical outdoor experience.

Fun and adventure played out in the town's Dosthill Park on Sunday 16 August as people ventured from their homes to enjoy an open air performance of The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny.

Dosthill Park, Tamworth Borough Council, Peter Rabbit, Quantum Theatre
Young fans get up close to Peter Rabbit

It was the first time that Dosthill Park had been used for outdoor theatre and the community setting proved to be a big hit with the audience who were eager to see Beatrix Potter's favourite characters.

More than 300 people turned out to watch Quantum Theatre's enchanting and interactive production which followed the capers of Peter Rabbit and his friends as they embark on a daring adventure into Mr McGregor's garden.

Quantum Theatre, Dosthill Park, Tamworth Borough Council, Peter Rabbit
Fans turn out in force for Beatrix Potter magic

Many people chose to take blankets and picnics for a relaxing afternoon in the park.

The event formed part of the 12-month I Am Tamworth project run by Tamworth Borough Council's Arts and Events team and funded by Arts Council England.

Dosthill Park, Tamworth Borough Council, Quantum Theatre, Peter Rabbit
Fun for all the family at Dosthill Park

The project aims to increase community participation in the arts.

More information about the I Am Tamworth programme is available by visiting
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Why? Beatrix Potter At Her Magical Outdoor Best
When: Sunday 16 August 2015
Phone: 01827 709709
Where: Blackwood Road, Dosthill, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77 1LL
Cost: 8 and 6 concessions
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