The Tempest on Fire
Dept of Enjoyment
FIRE THEATRE SPECTACULAR - outdoor version of The Tempest at the illuminated Greenman Maze combining fire circus, flames and live music.
An abridged outdoor version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest performed in and
around the illuminated Millennium Greenman Maze at Penpont Estate near Brecon.
Tue 29 Oct
Wed 30 Oct
Thu 31 Oct
Fri 01 Nov
Sat 02 Nov
A story told by a company of actors, fools, circus and fire performers with
live music from Afro-Celtic dance band Baka Beyond.
Be led by fire, light and wild spirits on a shared journey through dark
enchanted groves, before taking your seat on the very shores of Prospero’s
Directed by David Goff Eveleigh who also designed and built the Millennium
Greenman Maze in 2000.
"Exciting and beautiful ... takes Hay on Fire festivals to a new
wonderous place." Robert
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TICKETS £20.00 |CONCESSION £18.00
FEE PER TICKET 50P
INCLUDES COACH TRAVEL FROM THEATR BRYCHEINIOG AND RETURN
DURATION 120 MINS | SUITABILITY 8+
FINE FOOD, REAL ALE, CRAFT STALLS ON SITE
PLEASE WEAR SUITABLE CLOTHES AND FOOTWEAR FOR THIS
OUTDOOR EVENING PERFORMANCE
Supported by: Arts Council of Wales, Welsh Government, National Lottery
and Theatre Brycheiniog
“Here’s a maze trod indeed, through forthrights and
meanders!” The Tempest, William Shakespeare
An elemental spectacle set in the beautiful grounds of
Penpont Estate on the edge of the Brecon Beacons; Penpont’s adopted emblem is
the iconic Green Man of folk lore. (www.penpont.com)
Shakespeare’s tale of love and reconciliation will be
told with dramatic use of fire, illumination and live music in Penpont’s
idyllic setting by the Dept. Of Enjoyment.
Prospero’s Island is the kingdom of Caliban as the Green
Man: a domain of wild and untamed Nature.
David Goff Eveleigh is the founder and Artistic Director
of the Dept. Of Enjoyment with a successful 15 year track record of creating
fire-theatre events, internationally and here in Wales, including the annual
spectacular Hay-on-Fire festivals (www.goffee.co.uk).
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Suitable for ages:
0-5 6-11 12-16 16+
Dept of Enjoyment.org
Family Friendly Facilities: Suitable for age 8+
Accessibility: All audience arrive by coach from Theatre Brycheiniog in Brecon.