Medieval Madness at the Waggon and Horses!

Tacit Theatre return to the Waggon and Horses with their ever-popular show the Canterbury Tales.

Following the sell out run of Scaramouche Jones last year, Tacit have transformed the beer garden into a medieval world! The performance will take place in a custom-built Tavern Theatre, where the action will unfold amidst song, dance, banqueting and of course, the quaffing of the Waggon’s prized Young’s Ale.

Before stepping back into the past, audiences are invited to partake in a pre-theatre three course dinner, with selections served up by our gourmet chefs and accompanied by drinks from our extensive wine list.

After dinner, the medieval journey begins, as a group of travellers, rogues and wenches tell the tales of Geoffrey Chaucer, which have delighted and entertained viewers for centuries. There are tales to tickle everyone, from the cunning antics of adulterous lovers, to the revenge of cuckolded knights, the villainy of crafty knaves and of course the crafty ruses of witches and wenches alike... All told in a mixture of song, dance and general mischief!

So dig out your tunic and britches, grab a tankard of ale or a glass of mulled wine, and be prepared to chuckle at the misfortunes and triumphs of the charismatic characters of a bygone age. Fancy dress is encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for the best lord, lady, villain or wench at the end of each performance.

The show runs most evenings from Friday 6/3 – Weds 18/3. See for exact dates and times.

Dinner reservations are available between 6.30 – 7.30. Show starts 8.30 and runs approximately 90 mins. Advance booking highly recommended.

Tickets are £10 show only and £29.95 for 3 course dinner and show. Tickets can be booked online at or bought over the counter at the Waggon & Horses, 1 Surbiton Hill Rd, Surbiton KT6 4TW


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