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King Arthur, The Wild Hunt - Rogue Theatre :
Tehidy Woods (North Cliff Entrance), ,
Date: Saturday 25th August 2012
King Arthur, The Wild Hunt.
Re-igniting the glowing embers of The Dancer and The Devil in The Woods and Winter Wood (Top 10 Christmas Walks in The Guardian 2011) Rogue strikes again with an immersive and thrilling theatre adventure in Tehidy Woods.
Playing in the fading light of the woods at dusk King Arthur, The Wild Hunt will lead the audience through the trees of Tehidy Woods on a path that journeys from the rugged North Cliffs of Cornwall deep into a world of myth.
Rogue Theatre (nationally acclaimed for their exiting visual style) brings new blood to this ancient tale and retells the story of our great Celtic Hero, illuminating the myth with the lights of our own time.
With fire in its belly this tale of passion will bring to life the heart of the woods at night revealing a story of magic, love and betrayal, of fierce warriors, humanity’s greatness and how just one kiss can change the future.
Following the success of Winter Wood and The Dancer and The Devil in The Woods, King Arthur The Wild Hunt promises to be an experience for all the senses, an immersive theatre event that smells of wood smoke and earth and tastes of adventure.
Enter the woods, a playground of magic, home of Merlin the Mad and shadowy backdrop for a blazing tale.
Created by Rogue Theatre and written by Anna Maria Murphy (Kneehigh: Tristan and Ysuelt, Red Shoes, BBC Radio 4, National Theatre) the show will mix spectacle, powerful narrative, dance, theatre and live music.
Listen carefully to the echoes of the myth; they have much more to tell!
“It was theatre at its most enchanting… a complete sensual delight…it deserves to be shared on a global scale.” Jackie Butler- Western Morning News - (Dancer and The Devil in the Woods 2011)
Playing in Tehidy Woods, North Cliffs, Near Portreath, Cornwall from August 17th to September 2nd.
Standard : £7.50
Shows start at 8.00pm in the heart of the woods. The Woodland Gate opens at 7.00pm. Arrive between 7.00pm and 7.45pm to journey through the trees.
Refreshments and toilets will be available.
Feel free to bring your own refreshments, blankets and seating etc.
Bring a torch and shoes for woodland terrain!
The show is out in the open woodland, so come prepared whatever the weather ;)
Suitable for adults and adventurous families.
Recommended ages 10+
( though if your younger children are up for a Wild Woodland Theatrical Adventure then who are we to say no! )
Directions - Click the Venue on this event to see the Google Map
From the A30, take the Redruth exit and follow the signs to Portreath.
Drive through Portreath and up Portreath Hill. Continue along the road signposted to Gwithian & Hayle.
Disabled Parking is located in the Tehidy Woods North Cliffs Car Park. Please arrange disabled access or special requirements in advance
General Parking - follow the King Arthur signs into the Rangers entrance
We look forward to seeing you in the Woods !
You may like to contact CRBO with your access requirements before placing your order.
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