A new play by Steve Waters and Tangled Feet, an exploration of what we need from nature, and what nature needs from us
- Booking advisable
An immersive site-specific play, Murmurations is a guided tour into nature you’ll never forget – a woman on a mission, a couple in conflict, a man with a plan, and a botanist’s last stand… and other invasive species of the human kind…
Through live scenes and songs, poetry and physical theatre, comedy and tragedy, Murmurations explores what we need from nature and
what nature needs from us in a world recovering from sickness …
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- Meeting point
- Meet at the front of the Visitor Centre. Tangled Feet will have a gazebo for checking in
- What to bring and wear
- Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather - the performance is outdoors
- The performance is a travelling one - along our Boardwalk and in the woodland walk, both suitable for wheelchairs.. The audience walks slowly and pauses during the performance. Audience members will be wearing headphones.
- Our partners Tangled Feet are an innovative performance collective. Their website is www.tangledfeet.com Acclaimed playwright Steve Waters is developing Murmurations as part of a project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the University of East Anglia, where he is Professor of Scriptwriting. Exploring how drama might serve the work of conservation in a time of extinction, Steve is working closely with nature reserves at National Trust’s Wicken Fen and RSPB Strumpshaw Fen. This unique site-specific theatre show is the climax of the project,alongside a four-part seasonal radio drama set in a nature reserve for Radio 4, 'Song of the Reed'