Barrington Hippo

Produced by Cambridge City Opera.

Tuesday 14th August: 12:00 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 14:30


St Pancras Room, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG (click link to see map)


Music, storytelling and theatre combine in this engaging and entertaining show for children and adults.  Discover how hippos came to Britain, how they died out, and how the fossilised bones known as the Barrington Hippo were finally discovered, many thousands of years later.  For all lovers of geology, zoology and natural history, with music and theatre thrown in for good measure…!


Recommended for children aged 4-11 and adults of all ages.


Twitter: @CamCityOpera

Cambridge City Opera:

Héloïse Werner:

Kate Whitley:


£7.50 in advance online, £9.50 in person/on phone/ on the door at the venue

Music: Kate Whitley

Words: Sinéad O’Neill


Participants: Sally Todd

Steve Tiplady

Corentin Chassard

Héloïse Werner

Sinéad O’Neill

Rachael Hewer