Thursday, 15 August 2013

Fairhaven Garden Children's Day – The Enchanted Sleep - Norfolk Broads


Head to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham in the Norfolk Broads on Wednesday 28 August for a special Children’s Day from 11am to 3pm.

Step into the Fairytale Garden and enjoy The Enchanted Sleep, a new interactive play inspired by Sleeping Beauty and performed by Norwich-based The Greenword Tree. What is behind the bramble hedge? Will Mr Prince, the gardener, ever get them under control and from who is the Good/Bad Fairy stealing dreams? Children are invited to dress up as their favourite fairytale character and join in the fun. There will be two performances at 11.30am to 1.30pm.

The Greenword Tree will be running drama workshops after each performance. There will also be face painting and children's crafts and a sweet cart. Normal garden entry charges apply: adult £6, concessions £5.50 and child £3.50 (under 5 free).

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk, tel. 01603 270449.

The garden is open daily all year (closed Christmas Day), free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales. There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden. Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available. Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.

For more information about The Greenword Tree t. 01603 621912, www.thegreenwordtree.co.uk.