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Woodland Tales with Granddad

Presented by Hattie Naylor and Pickled Image

Saturday 6th November 2021 – 2pm

Something is happening in the woods, voices can be heard, and a strange metallic smell fills the air. Machines are gathering at its edge and a mysterious call is heard across the valley. Laura the ladybird, Jeffrey the spider, Brett the Woodlouse and Willoughby the Woodpecker are worried. Velda the Vixen knows there’s only one person who can help them – Granddad. But is there enough time? Can they save the wood? And will the mysterious stranger help?

Featuring a cast of extraordinary puppets, this uproarious family show not only entertains, but has an important and timely environmental message to share

A delightfully designed family show ★★★★
The Stage

Utterly magical story of friendship told through beautiful puppetry – with a healthy amount of fart jokes! Bristol Arts Monster

Endlessly beautiful, deeply fascinating, amazingly well made. Truly impressive handcraft, masterfully brought to life. A beautiful piece of puppet theatre Rana Blad (Norwegian Daily)


Show Credits

Directed & devised by: Emma Williams
Written by: Pickled Image & Hattie Naylor
Performed & devised by: Vicky Andrews and Vic Llewellyn
Puppets & set: Dik Downey and Nick Willsher
Music: Simon Preston
Production photos & Trailer by: Adam DJ Laity
Creative Producer: Vicky Andrews

Funded by Arts Council England


Currently we are asking that all audience members, unless exempt, wear a mask during the performance for the safety and comfort of all other ticket holders, performers and Valley Arts volunteers.

If the performance has to be cancelled due to Covid-19 a full refund will be offered.

Sat, 6 November 2021

St Andrew’s Church Hall
Silver Street
Chew Magna
BS40 8RD


Age 3+