Tag Archives: Burns

SHOW: A Burns Night Murder @ Fishers Hotel, Pitlochry! 23/01/16

Celebrate our National Bard’s Day in style, with TWTC and Fishers Hotel Pitlochry! A Burns Night Murder will be taking place at this fantastic venue on Saturday, 23rd of January, so why not come along for a murderously good night out! Dinner-theatre only and dinner-theatre/accommodation options available! Contact the hotel directly to book your wickedly wonderful Rabbie Burns night out, today! Call 01796 472 000 or visit http://www.fishershotelpitlochry.com/Murder-Mystery-Nights/51-48/

A Wiz Around rOZelle – Saturday 2nd of May!

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Join TWTC tomorrow, Saturday 2nd of May, at the ‘Burns an’ a’ that!’ Festival at Rozelle House in Ayr! As part of a day full of fun events for all the family, come along for an adventure to Oz starting at 1pm at the Giant Picnic Blanket in the grounds of Rozelle House! The performance is FREE, but spaces are limited, so get there early!! See you there!

The Alloway Rap – Buy the book!

TWTC’s Artistic Director and In-House Playwright, Sadie Dixon-Spain, was awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Tam O’Shanter ReBoot Competition 2014 for ‘The Alloway Rap’ – a play for voices Sadie created, inspired by the great Bard‘s work ‘Tam O’Shanter’.


The play has been performed by the pupils of Kilmodan Primary School, and by Forehill Primary School who performed as part of the 2014 Alloway 1759 Celebrations! With Burns Night this weekend, why not treat yourself to a copy of ‘The Alloway Rap’ book! Available online through the Scottish Laird website:http://scottishlaird.com/?wpsc_product_category=gifts-2

It’s (almost!) showtime!

Sadie & Gerry from TWTC are at Forehill Primary School this week for the last few rehearsals of ‘The Alloway Rap’ before the fantastic pupils perform on Sunday, 26th January, at Burns Cottage Museum in Alloway! Join TWTC from 1pm for “A Christening Dear Robert”, before 2014 and Robert Burns collide with “The Alloway Rap”! We’re getting excited…

A Christening Dear Robert

Happy Monday, TWTC fans! Rehearsals for “A Christening Dear Robert”, written by Sadie Dixon-Spain, are well underway at TWTC HQ today! Why not join us on Sunday 26th of January in Alloway for the shows debut performance as part of the Alloway 1759 Celebrations! Find out more at www.alloway1759.com!


Here goes…The Alloway Rap!

Today, Sadie and Gerry from TWTC are heading to Forehill Primary School in Ayrshire to kickstart rehearsals for ‘The Alloway Rap’, which will be performed by the pupils on Sunday 26th of January in Alloway, as part of the Alloway 1759 celebrations!

Alloway 1759, 2014

The Walking Theatre Company are thrilled to be performing once again as part of ‘Alloway 1759’, celebrating the life and times of our National Bard, Mr Robert Burns! TWTC will be performing ‘A Christening, Dear Robert’, and will be joined by Forehill Primary School for a spot of modern day Rabbie, in ‘The Alloway Rap’! Both works are exclusive to TWTC, and have been written by our very own Artistic Director & in-house playwright, Sadie Dixon-Spain!

Visit www.alloway1759.com to find out more about the Burns Celebrations – and be sure join TWTC in Alloway on Saturday 26th January

A 2014 tale…

Whilst the office and the Company Dog quietly snooze, plans are in the making. The Alloway Rap, has been re-drafted, all ready for the Alloway 1759 Celebrations at the end of this month, where TWTC will be joined by a fantastically talented local primary school, all to be revealed, next week…

Burns Supper Murder at the Loch Fyne Hotel

We are delighted to announce a new interactive ‘murder play’ to be launched at the luxurious Loch Fyne Spa Hotel in Inveraray.  To celebrate Burns night 2009 in the Year of The Homecoming, The Walking Theatre Company will host a Burns Supper with a twist. A hosted interactive murder mystery event inspired by the life and times of our most celebrated Baird!

Join the action as a guest at the wedding feast of Robert Burns’ eldest daughter Elizabeth, to a well known local playboy young Jamie Lamont, ward of the Clan Chief Sir Colin.  Get to know ‘Sir’ Rabbies tricky family including your hostess for the evening, his lovely flighty new wife Lady Isabel. Experience your hosts ‘Address To The Haggis’ performed in his own inimitable style and be prepared to enter into the spirit of the evening and enjoy the nights frolics as the feast commences.