This summer sees the return of the Beatrix Potter Musical Adventure. Inspired by the world-famous stories, this unique stage show brings to life Beatrix Potter’s favourite characters in a not-to-be missed visual spectacular. Playing up to 3 times a day from 10th June – 3rd Sept 2017 in the Old Laundry Theatre within the World of Beatrix Potter. Ticket prices: Adults £10, Children £8, Family £33. Meet Peter Rabbit ticket packages and joint show + Attraction tickets available Showings begin at 11:00am and 14:30pm
Written by: Gwynne Edwards Directed by: Gareth Armstrong Performed by: Rhodri Miles WINNER OF “BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW” AT THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL 2010. BURTON vividly presents the life of the great Welsh actor in his own words from humble beginnings to Hollywood mega-stardom. Beautiful women (not least Liz Taylor), alcohol, wealth, stage and screen are the threads woven into this sad, happy, exuberant often hilarious one-man show. Drink was the only real anodyne to his deteriorating health and mental state, his doomed tempestuous relationship with Taylor and his constant guilt over the abandonment of his family. RHODRI MILES, (Game of
Cynthia Nixon delivers a triumphant performance as Emily Dickinson as she personifies the wit, intellectual independence and pathos of the poet whose genius only came to be recognized after her death. Acclaimed British director Terence Davies (House of Mirth, The Deep Blue Sea) exquisitely evokes Dickinson’s deep attachment to her close knit family along with the manners, mores and spiritual convictions of her time that she struggled with and transcended in her poetry.
We shall be reflecting on and sharing our experience of an extended Experiment in retreat over the whole weekend. A simple art technique will enable us to physically process both our experience in Experiment and resonances from Swarthmoor Hall’s Quaker heritage and peaceful gardens. We shall then reflect further on the emergence of deeper meanings in the work we produce and share together. No previous art experience is required: materials, assistance and support will be provided. Book via Swarthmoor Hall Office I £333 ensuite I £318 standard Info & bookings: http://www.swarthmoorhall.co.uk/media/Swarthmoor-Hall-booking-form-2017.pdf
Maria Fischer’s Windermere and Furness School of Dance Presents Swan Lake: Friday 23 & Saturday 24 June: 7pm: £12 / £10 Concessions At a lakeside clearing in the moonlight, Prince Siegfried is transfixed by the appearance of a swan, which changes before his eyes into the Princess Odette. She and her maidens are victims of a terrible spell by the evil owl-like sorcerer Von Rothbart. By day they are turned into swans and only at night, by the side of the enchanted lake do they return to their human form. The spell can only be broken if one who has