The Unlikely Life of Leif the Lucky

Thur 4 Apr - Sun 6 Apr 2024

Set sail on a Viking voyage with Leif Erikson, as he discovers unfound lands, unknown creatures, and stories far from home!

Coventry University Acting: Stage and Screen set sail to Charterhouse this Easter, with a family friendly outdoor performance inspired by traditional Icelandic folktales. Expect live music, puppetry, Nordic legends, and unlikely friends along the way.

More info

Performance times are 12pm on Thursday and 12pm and 3pm on Friday and Saturday.

This is an outdoor event and will be on grass which may be uneven. Please wear sturdy footwear.

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

This is a free event – no need to book.

Parking is free for visitors to Charterhouse and for this event if you register on arrival at reception. See parking for more information.

There will be refreshments available at Charterhouse and other family friendly activities as well as live music on Saturday 6 April – have a look at our What’s On page for more information.

Find us

By foot
You can find us on foot less than one mile from the city centre, either by walking through London Road Cemetery: Paxton’s Arboretum and across London Road, or by using the back entrance through the alleyway between 229 and 231 Humber Avenue, CV1 2AQ.

By train
We’re just a 20 minute (1 mile walk) or a short taxi ride from Coventry train station.

By bus
You can jump on the X18 (Stagecoach bus) to Stratford from Stop TS2 near Sainsbury’s in Coventry city centre, arriving on London Road right by the entrance to Charterhouse in just 10 minutes. The X18 runs every 30 minutes.

Alternatively, you can catch the 3 (National Express Coventry bus) towards Warwickshire Shopping Park from Cross Cheaping (Stop BS6) in Coventry city centre, arriving at Humber Avenue on London Road right by the back entrance to Charterhouse in just 7 minutes. The 3 runs every 15 minutes.

By car
We have a large car park available for Charterhouse visitors just off London Road (A4114)

Note: car parking charges have been recently introduced at Charterhouse car park. However, parking is free for visitors to Charterhouse and for this event if you register on arrival at reception. See parking for more information.

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Useful information

  • Free Blue Badge parking within the car park

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