A hundred years ago a group of common players, on a verdant hillside above Boxford, presented innocent masques for the entertainment of the village.

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Archive listings for The Boxford Masques

Work type: Kids show.

A Little Drama at the Big House - T01775782438

Inspired by Charlotte Peake's own life and magical Edwardian original stories, and performed by local people in the unique and beautiful setting of Welford Park. This dramatic, all-dancing, all-singing event promises to be as unique and memorable as ever, using the ?Big House' itself as an essential character. So bring the family, pack a picnic and enjoy the real-ale bar in the landscaped grounds, then, as darkness falls, be entranced by the extraordinary storyunfolding.Author Geraldine McCaughrean (based on the story of Charlotte Peake). Director Ade Morris. Music Paul Kissaun. Musical Director Paul Kissaun. Lighting Lawrence T Doyle. Choreographer Bettina Strickler.
25 Jul 12 to 29 Jul 12The Watermill Theatre, Newbury :: V733
listing details L396273117


Today thanks to a collaboration between the Watermill and the Boxford Masque Players, and funded by a Millennium Festival lotery grant, a torch-lit procession will lead a new audience to the unique natural amphitheatre above the Lambourn river and the masques will be reinvented by the Boxford community.
19 Jul 00 to 22 Jul 00The Watermill Theatre, Newbury :: V733
listing details L01573644678

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