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The Last Woodwose

Wonderful Beast
  • Age Guidance:10+

The Last Woodwose

A new play by Suffolk writer Thea Smiley. Facing extinction, the last Woodwose, a wild woman of the woods, tells the extraordinary story of her life through shapeshifting, storytelling and magic, and reveals the origin of the legendary Green Children. 

The Last Woodwose weaves fact with fantasy in a magical, mythical tale illuminating the life-blood and wonders of the forest: the woodwose herself is its guardian. 

Starring Hilary Greatorex, Rosalind Burt and Tim FitzHigham, with traditional songs and original music by Sylvia Hallett. Directed by Alys Kihl.

Touring to St. John's Church in Saxmundham, Kaliwood Woodland in Halesworth, Staverton Park Woodland in Wantisden, St. Michael's Church in Framlingham and Westhill Barn in Brandeston from Friday 13th to Sunday 22nd September.


Extra information on performances:

Woodland performances are outdoors. Remember to dress suitably.

Please bring your own chair, blanket or cushion for performances at Blackheath and Staverton Park. 

Seating will be provided at Kaliwood. 

Saxmundham Church will sell wine for the evening performance on 13th September.

Staverton Park will have a bar both nights.

Parking at Kaliwood is in the Holton Church car park. From here you'll be led to the performance in the woodland.

Woodland parking elsewhere will be sign posted to the site.

School matinees will be at 1.30pm on Friday 13th Sept at St. Johns Church, Saxmundham & Friday 20th Sept 1.30pm at St. Michael's Church, Framlingham.

Full price tickets are £12 and £10 for concessions under 18s and students.