Pavilion Dance South West’s co-commissioned piece is based on Eve Bunting’s book of the same name.

© Foteini Christofilopoulou

Being made available for families over the upcoming half term, Pavilion Dance South West and Second Hand Dance present Night Tree a film about a special tree and a family’s gift to all the creatures in the wintry woods.

Available to watch on a pay-what-you-can basis through the Pavilion Dance South West’s website from the 19th to the 21st February, it is based on Eve Bunting’s book of the same name.

The show is accompanied by a free print-at-home activity pack that includes details on how to create your own forest floor, bird feeder, and drawings and how to make a delicious hot chocolate. On Saturday and Sunday, there will also be a chance to learn to Ceilidh with the team
from Second Hand Dance in a Zoom workshop inspired by the Night Tree. Night Tree will have both audio described and captioned versions available; the activity pack is also available in an audio format; the Zoom workshop will have BSL and closed captions available.

Meanwhile, families can also order a special vegan, gluten and nut free woodland picnic from PDSW’s local independent Green Label Kitchen to accompany the films for those based in the Bournemouth

The 25 minute long piece has been directed and choreographed by Rosie Heafford and stars Amarnah Amuludun, Keir Patrick, Mariana Camiloti and Takeshi Matsumoto.

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