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Tales From The Trees

Bring your cushions to Stirchley Chimney in Telford's magnificent Town Park for this terrific tangle of puppetry, storytelling, live music and comedy, with a theme that embraces natural history, folklore and ecology.


Trees are awesome! They enchant us with their mystery and beauty, they provide us with food, fuel and wood, they produce oxygen for us to breathe and they inspire stories, myths and legends…

Meet Craig, the friendly Forest Ranger and resident tree expert. It’s his job to make sure the woods are a peaceful and happy place, but he’s having a tough time of it today! A cheeky squirrel has stolen his Chocolate Covered Nutty Snack Bar™, his niece Little Red has wandered off the path on her way to Granny’s house, the mysterious old Wizard of the Woods is playing tricks again, and there are even rumours of a big bad Wolf in the forest!

Will Craig save the day? Come and find out, and along the way learn how to identify different trees, discover the wonder of photosynthesis, gasp at deadly carnivorous plants, and encounter crazy characters from folklore and fairy tales!

Let Squashbox Theatre be your guide to the tremendous world of trees, from branch to leaf and twig to root, from berry to blossom and bark to fruit!

‘Tales from the Trees’ is a terrific tangle of puppetry, storytelling, live music and comedy, with a theme that embraces natural history, folklore and ecology.

Listen! The trees have tales to tell…
Shows at 1pm & 3pm

Tickets - 1 family pod of no more than 6 people - £30. Bring cushions to sit on!

Suitable for age 5+

Event running time: 50 minutes, no interval
Stirchley Chimney, Telford Town Park, Telford, Shropshire TF4 3NZ
Sat 8 Aug 2020
Contact telephone: 01952 382382 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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