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New Show Launches at the Caledonian Canal


We are delighted to share with you the news of our exciting new Walking Theatre historical piece, commissioned by Scottish Canals, which will delve into the past of the Caledonian Canal in Fort Augustus this July and August!

‘The Caledonian Canal significantly re-shaped lives and land in its forging and as a writer, I have been inspired by the journey through time, that the canal has taken me on. Momentous and epic are two words that spring to mind.’ – Sadie Dixon-Spain, Playwright and Artistic Director of The Walking Theatre Company shares her experience in delving into past of the Caledonian Canal, and writing this fantastic production.

Tickets for Waters of Time are available from the Caledonian Canal Centre, Fort Augustus.
Performances held on 25–29 July and 1–5 August.
Performance times: 11am, 12.15pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and, 4.30pm.
Tickets £7 each, Under 5s free.

The Caledonian Canal Centre is open daily – grab and go and retail: 9am-5pm; café: 9am-4.30pm.

The Walking Theatre Company proudly introduce our ‘Waters In Time’ cast: Alfie WellcoatEuan Cuthbertson, and in her debut Walking Theatre role, Innes Anderson.

Thank you to Scottish Field for sharing this article which you can read by clicking here.



A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Strathpeffer!

What a fantastic evening we had last night at Strathpeffer Pavilion, celebrating the Summer Solstice with a Walking Theatre performance of ‘Conference of the Faeries – our interactive, outdoor adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

HUGE THANKS to Strathpeffer Pavilion for inviting us to perform in their beautiful gardens – we look forward to returning in October 2016 for a spot of spooky Halloween Murder Mystery!

Cast List:

Rebecca Bloom – Annie Fairbottom
Sadie Dixon-Spain – Puck
Steph Falls – Titania
Colin Little – Oberon

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Thar be hidden treasure on the Isle of Raasay…

Yo, ho, ho and a bottle of rum – our Pirates are off the Raasay to have some FUN!

Pirates in Portsoy (2014)

Treasure Island performance tomorrow, Friday 3rd of July,
Isle of Raasay, 2pm!
See you there!

Treasure Island @ Raasay - Poster July 2015

Pinch! Punch! First of the Month!

Happy July, TWTC fans! What a beautiful sunny Wednesday to kickstart a new month! Rehearsals are in full swing at TWTC HQ this week, as our team prepare for their weekend adventures to the Isle of Raasay, and to the beautiful village of Glenelg!


Catch TWTC perform on the Isle of Raasay on Friday 3rd of July at 14:00hrs, for a spot of ‘Treasure Island’, and then there is set to be a ‘Conference of the Faeries’ (Midsummer Nights Dream) on Saturday 4th of July @ 12:30hrs at Glenelg Village Hall! Two fantastic shows in two brand new venues! We are EXCITED! Now, back to rehearsing!

Murder Mystery events for you to book, TODAY!

Organising a party or get together? Looking for something innovative, unique…and a whole lot of laughs?
Why not book a wickedly wonderful Murder Mystery!

Full of fun, frolics, murder & mayhem, our interactive Murder Mystery parties are ideal for any occasion!

Contact Alana at TWTC HQ today to find out more – alana@thewalkingtheatrecompany.com.

And, hey, don’t just take our word for it…the lovely ladies from Nic’s Hen Party earlier in the year agree!

Nics Hen Party- Testimonial

Find out more at www.murdermysteryscotland.com

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!

A successful sunny day in Pitlochry!

Today was a great day for The Walking Theatre Company, as our Creative Director, Sadie Dixon-Spain, travelled through to stunning Pitlochry, for a production meeting with the brilliant team at Pitlochry Festival Theatre and the Explorer’s Garden! TWTC were even luckily enough to have a sneak peak at the Explorer’s Garden before it opens to the public!

And why were TWTC in Pitlochry today?
Because The Walking Theatre Company are thrilled to be a part of Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s 2015 Summer Season, and Sadie headed along for a site-visit, to meet with the team, and to get planning some interactive outdoor Walking Theatre!

Pitlochry Festival Theatre, situated in the picturesque surroundings of Highland Perthshire, is an internationally renowned venue, famous for hosting high quality productions and attracting a 100,000 visitors from all across the UK and abroad every year!

TWTC are delighted to be bringing two of our outdoor, interactive Walking Theatre productions – ‘The White Rabbit’s Treasure Hunt’ on the 19th of July, and ‘Macbeth’s Way’ on the 23rd of August!

We will also be bringing our Flying Kitchen events to the Tummel & Tay Festival – A Highland High Tea in the Explorer’s Garden, on the 21st of June!

We would love to see you at Pitlochry Festival Theatre – tickets available now!

A Highland High Tea – Flying Kitchen – 21st June 2015, 3.30pm

Come and experience the true gastronomic delight of the sumptuous Scottish Highland High Tea in the beautiful surroundings of the Explorers Garden at Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Traditional Highland fayre is the ‘special’ of the day! Join our cook and her theatrical team as they tell the story of the high tea – a light, layered lingering repast, whipped up before your very eyes. Treats and fancies, cream & scones, preserves & cheese, oatcakes & pates, sweets and savouries, layer upon layer of heavenly highland food prepared before you, for you to try. On this wonderful, fun filled afternoon for all the family, discover how food has inspired great verse throughout the ages as well as trying new local specialities and even having a go at their creation! 

The Poetry Kitchen - SMDS:AS

Click here for tickets to ‘A Highland High Tea’

The White Rabbit’s Treasure Hunt – 19th July 2015, 2pm

The White Rabbit is looking for the Red Queen, and the Red Queen is looking for her flowers –beware you don’t lose your heads on this 90 minute magical adventure through our own outdoor Wonderland! For families and children of all ages. £10 adults £7.50 Children £27 Family

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Click here for tickets for ‘The White Rabbit’s Treasure Hunt’.

Macbeth’s Way – 23rd August, 2pm

In exciting adaption of a truly Shakespearian great by the Walking Theatre Company, join the merry troupe through a tale of magic, dark arts, murder, treason, intrigue, and monarchy in and around the grounds of Pitlochry Festival Theatre! £10 adults £7.50 Children £27

MacBeths Way - Christ Church Lochgilp 2013

Click here for tickets for ‘Macbeth’s Way’.


Read all about it!

A great article in the Diss Express regarding our performance of ‘Wiz Around Oz’ in Harleston this weekend – part of our Norfolk & Suffolk tour!http://www.dissexpress.co.uk/what-s-on/on-the-move-1-6577236 

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TWTC’s first 2014 performance in Canada!

TWTC’s first 2014 Canadian performance gets underway tonight, as Sadie Dixon-Spain and Colin Little perform “S’misa MacBeth” at the Open Stage evening to open the Symposium of Performing Arts in Rural Communities (SPARC) !


We can’t wait to share our unique brand of interactive Scottish Walking Theatre with our Canadian performing arts colleagues!