Puccini's classic La Bohème is this year's Opera in the Orchard performance.

Robbie Bishop has welcomed visitors to Bouncers Farm in Wickham Bishops to enjoy open air shows aimed at families since 2001.

Garden Opera will perform La Bohème on July 12, but discounted early bird tickets are on sale now.

Tickets are £20 per adult if bought before the end of March.

After that, normal ticket prices are £30 (from April 1 to July 9) and £40 (after July 9) for adults.

Children aged up to 18 get in free.

Visit www.operaintheorchard.co.uk, email info@operaintheorchard.co.uk or call 01621 894112 for information and tickets.

Maldon Tourist Information Centre can also take credit card payments on 01621 856503.