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Grue – A fantastical immersive experience in Scarborough this December

Grue Scarborough

Fancy an alternative to a Christmas Grotto this year? Then why not head to Scarborough and visit the magical world of Grue?

Built by Scarborough’s community and made entirely of recycled and repurposed materials, Grue is a wandering cardboard labyrinth of rooms to explore and wonders to discover. Back by popular demand, the walk-through immersive experience is back in a new home – the top floor of Scarborough Library – from December 3rd to 23rd 2023.

Grue Scarborough 2022

By artist Wintercroft, and produced by arts charity ARCADE, the experience demonstrates the magic that can be created from a bit of imagination and a lot of recycling. Grue invites you to step into a fantastical world and explore a series of enchanting landscapes. Travel through dense forests and across icy regions on an important mission, discovering forgotten creatures both big and small. 

With your help, this wondrous world can be documented once and for all and a lost librarian can find the final chapter of their book, reclaim their story and place it on the library shelves for good.  This year Grue has live actors, but don’t worry – nothing scary or gory here, no surprises or jump scares! Grue provides a welcoming wintry experience for all the family and there are hot drinks and snacks available on site.

Grue Scarborough 2022

Join ARCADE for a unique experience this Christmas, suitable for all ages. Tickets are £4 but they don’t want price to be a barrier, so there is an option to Pay What You Can when booking. Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

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