The Wind in the Willows at Strokestown Park

The Wind in the Willows at Strokestown Park

Monday, June 26, 2017/Categories: News

Strokestown Park presents Chapterhouse outdoor theatre group who will perform The Wind in the Willows in the walled Victorian Gardens on the 6th of August at 5pm.

The audience will join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad in the walled Victorian gardens on their hilarious adventure to find the best picnic spot. Skilfully adapted from Kenneth Graham’s classic children’s book, the performance is alive with music and song. This magical family show is presented in beautiful traditional costume and features a woodland parade during the interval to participate in.
Chapterhouse was originally founded to tour Shakespearean productions but this has grown to be one of the foremost classical literature touring companies in the UK. They bring their popular production to Strokestown Park for the first time this summer following several successful summer season including performances the Royal Botanic Gardens Dublin, Powerscourt Gardens and Ardgillan Castle.

Booking information is available at www.strokestownpark.ie.

“Chapterhouse Theatre Company really do know how to engage an audience of all ages, their excellent adaptations are creative and entertaining.” Derbyshire Times

“Chapterhouse’s adaptation carried it all with excellent performances, lively character conflicts and with a true celebration of outdoor theatre.” Ipswich Star

For further information please contact Colleen O’Hara - Events Coordinator, Strokestown Park c.ohara@irishheritagetrust.ie - 071 9633013 - www.strokestownpark.ie
 

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This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:Europe investing in Rural Areas.