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Blog: My Absent Valentine

As I write this I am sat in the control room watching Casablanca. Not for fun, you understand. This is work. And tremendously hard work it is too. The beautiful subtlety of the lowering houselights. The expert twiddling of the volume knob. The highly skilled manner of pressing ‘Play’. Not Read more…

Blog: Midsummer Mystery Walk at Westacre Theatre – Sunday 22 June 2pm

The Idea…

The idea of a ‘walk’ came about during a discussion at a Fundraising meeting about how we might raise money to buy a defibrillator for the theatre.

Summer was coming up and the grounds surrounding Westacre are so lovely that we decided initially to have a ‘treasure hunt’. This idea evolved into incorporating clues from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. We decided that the ‘treasure’ element was the treasure of the beautiful words of Mr Shakespeare in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. So, in the space of about half an hour, during a fundraising meeting, our Midsummer Mystery Walk began to take shape.

Finding clues about moons, and clocks and apple trees ….was fun!

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