Open air theatre coming to David Marshall Lodge

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22 MAY 2012NEWS RELEASE No: 15470

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Folk hero and outlaw, Robin Hood, is relocating next month – to The Queen Elizabeth Forest Park.

Forestry Commission Scotland has arranged for the award winning Walking Theatre Company to bring their production of ‘Robin Hood’ to David Marshall Lodge on Saturday 2 June.

The family play, which unfolds as you walk with the actors through the woods, will feature all the usual characters in an all- new woodland adventure.

Stephen Gillen, for the Commission’s team in Aberfoyle, said;

“It’s a great idea and one that will really excite and engage visitors of any age. You’ll encounter nasty sheriffs and evil henchmen, damsels in distress and handsome heroes – all in the battle for the Crown Jewels!

“It promises to be great afternoon fun – with a treasure trail and a poster competition as well - but there’s plenty more to do at the Lodge, too. Why not make a day of it and enjoy the fantastic new artwork on the boardwalk and take a stroll around the refurbished trails to just soak up the peace and quiet.”

The event starts at 1.00pm but places are limited so early booking is essential. There is a £5 per person charge but under-fives go free.

To book your place call the Commission’s team at David Marshall Lodge on 01877 382258.

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Notes to Editor
1) Forestry Commission Scotland serves as part of the Scottish Government’s Environment & Forestry Directorate.

2) Walking Theatre Company is based in rural Argyll and produce acclaimed work all over Scotland. Their skilled team of professional actors uses the environment as a stage and backdrop to engage with audiences and draw them into the play, making for a fun interactive spontaneous event.