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12 September: The Wind in the Willows (outdoor theatre)

Outdoor Theatre at Logie Steading with Illyria

The Wind in the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame

Back in March, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Illyria took the decision to postpone their 2020 proposed productions to the summer of 2021. 

However, the wonderful news is that this amazing travelling theatre company are bringing The Wind in the Willows to Logie Steading on Saturday 12th September, 2020. 

They are planning to do two afternoon performances - 2.00 and 4.30 - to allow for smaller audiences whilst catering for social distancing.

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Mole yearns for adventure, Rat adores boats and Badger likes peace and quiet. Into their lives bursts Toad who loves very fast cars and just can’t seem to help getting into trouble. But can the animals reform Toad’s character and evict the squatters from his ancestral home to restore justice to the world? Kenneth Grahame’s perennial classic is brought to the stage in Illyria’s inimitable style.

The show runs for 60 minutes with no interval.

Performances at 2.00 and 4.30 in the afternoon

Ticket prices: Adult £12, Concession (60 years and over, and disabled) £10, child (16 years and under) £6

Tickets available online  or from the Art Gallery  01309611378   10 - 5 every day

Group/family ticket offers (only available from the Art Gallery, not online):

School/youth groups: 1 free adult for every 8 children

Family/friends ticket: 2 adults and 3 children for the price of 2 adults and 2 children (once child comes free)

Please bring a chair or something suitable for sitting on grass for the performance.

Social distancing:

Max audience of 200 per performance due to social distancing guidelines of 2m space between each household group and 3m space between the audience and the performers.

Audiences must be strictly socially-distanced between household groups with a space of 2m between each group.

To give maximum space for the audience the play will be performed on grass near to the steading

“Illyria has given more performances to more people across a wider area than any other open-air touring theatre company, proudly maintaining professional Equity-compliant productions for over a quarter of a century. We’re really pleased to be performing at Logie Steading again and can’t wait see how the audiences react!” says Artistic Director Oliver Gray.