Date: Wednesday 30th August 2017
'Hansel & Gretel'
Cscape Dance Company
Hansel & Gretel are in the depths of magical woodland but desperate to find their way home. From stones to crumbs, can they follow their trail or will they be side-tracked by the allure of that sticky, sweet home in the woods?
And what about the little old lady within?
She seems positively lovely…
This Summer, Cscape Dance Company turn the twisting pathways at The Lost Gardens of Heligan into an evening of story-telling, dance, music, design and installation.
Join them on a journey through the gardens on this evocative, surprising and memorable experience for all the family.
Prepare for darkness, light, magic and wonder… and maybe even a few ‘sweeties’ along the way!
Cscape are Cornwall’s leading outdoor, promenade dance company, creating performances for all the family.
This will be a magical, exciting, dark, beautiful, warm, funny and highly engaging show. It’s also the very first dance performance in The Lost Gardens of Heligan.
Don’t miss out! All ages welcome!
Before your journey begins !
A delicious feast will be available in Heligan’s new outdoor eatery from 5.00pm, all of it delectable street food, the perfect start to a spectacular night.
Specially created Heligan cocktails, cold beer and other cool refreshments are also available to make sure you won’t go thirsty as you follow Hansel and Gretel though The Lost Gardens.
As you will be adventuring around the Gardens, we recommend comfortable footwear - and wellies if it’s been a rainy day – come prepared for the weather. The route is completely accessible and should be no problem for Wheelchair users and rugged buggys.
The site for the main part, is fully accessible. But, there are one or two small areas where access is more restricted. This should not affect any individuals experience of the event.
Whilst this is a true adventure, through and around the magical Gardens, there will be moments where you can sit back and relax as the story unfolds in front of you - hay bales, cushions and chairs will be available.
“Sometimes the forces of Kernow – its beauty, talent and that certain magical quality – conspire to create something quite wonderful.” Lee Trewhela on Neptunalia
Hansel and Gretel will take place on the following dates:
Tues.22nd, Wed.23rd, Thurs.24th, Fri.25th, Sat.26th,
Tues.29th, Wed.30th, Thurs.31st
The adventure begins at 7.00pm each evening and takes about 2½ hours
You're booking the adventure on Wednesday, 30th August
NB Sorry. No Dogs admitted to this show
Tickets in advance
Adult Tickets : £10.00
Under17s : £8.50
Under4s : '1p'
Commissioned by Heligan Gardens Ltd
Produced by Cscape and DR2
Choreographed by Sally Knight (Cscape / Kneehigh)
Hansel & Gretel is part of A Pinch of SALT.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan website
Cscape Dance Company website
Dance Republic2 website
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN
NB Please note your Sat Nav may use routes through narrow country lanes. Routes shown below may be a lot easier. Click the Venue above to see the location on Google Maps
Recommended Directions from:
St Austell : From the A390, take the B3273 towards Mevagissey and follow the Brown Tourist Signs to The Lost Gardens of Heligan - about 5 miles.
Truro : Take the A390 to St Austell and continue as above
Plymouth, Liskeard : Take the A38 to Dobwalls. Turn left onto the A390 towards St Austell and continue as above
Exeter & M5 : Take the A30 into Cornwall. After Bodmin, at Innis Downs, take the A391 to St Austell. At the T-junction, turn right on to the A390. Continue towards St Austell. Turn left on to the B3273 to Mevagissey as above
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Lost Gardens of Heligan
Summer at the Lost Gardens of Heligan
'The Lost Garden's Summer Ball'
Shows at 6.45pm each date as shown
arrive from 5.00pm to enjoy an array of delectable Street Food, Heligan Cocktails, cold beers and other delightful refreshments in Heligan's new outdoor Eatery
Sun-Tues10:00am – 5:00pm
Wed-Sat - July 12th - September 2nd
Late night Summer Openings- 10.00am- 7.00pm
(last tickets 5.30pm)
Heligan Shop and Plants :
Pentewan, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6EN
Please follow Tourism Brown Signs from A390 at St Austell.
Using a Sat.Nav may take you down some very narrow lanes!