‘Enchanted Speke: Midsummer Night’s Dream’ – at Speke Hall in collaboration with artist Zoe Taylor from ‘Two by Two Hurrah’.
Speke Hall, The Walk, Liverpool, Saturday 22 July to Sunday 3 September 2017
10:30am – 3:30pm
• Normal grounds admission applies.
• Free entry to National Trust Members and children under 5 years.
• The actual trail is free on entry. Collect a trail map on arrival at reception.
• Outdoor trail throughout the grounds including the picnic area, woodland play trail and Kitchen Garden
• Story telling and face painting on selected days only. Please ask at reception on arrival.
An enchanting outdoor family trail will be open seven days a week throughout the entire summer at Speke Hall. This beautiful installation of many magical parts was designed in collaboration with community artist Zoe Taylor from ‘Two by Two Hurrah’ with Speke Hall’s Visitor Experience team Catherine Jackman and Michele Brennan.
Discover a world of magical and mischievous woodland fairies throughout the grounds of Speke Hall this summer, inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Experience an otherworldly adventure as you hunt for the fairies, listen to the mythical whisperings of the fairy kingdom and enjoy supernatural festivities in the ancient woodlands.
The grounds have been transformed into a world of fairy fun and festivities. Areas such as the picnic area, the woodland play area and kitchen garden all contain miniature fairies to find, melodic fairy song to capture and fun activities such as dressing up as characters from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and performing lines and quotes on a lovely gazebo stage.
There will also be story telling and face painting on selected days throughout the summer. Information boards on what’s on each day will be available at reception.
There will also be an outdoor theatre performance of the play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on Tuesday 22 August
Performed by the always hilarious and incredibly talented acting troupe The Pantaloons.
Tickets are on sale on the website for £14 for adults and £7 for children.