Sunday, 29 December 2013

Hansel & Gretel Blogger Event

A few weekends ago, I was very lucky to be invited along to Hansel and Gretel Blogger Event by 
Scottish Ballet and Blythswood Square. When I read the email I knew it was a day not to be missed.

The day began at 11am at Blythswood Square where we were greeted with a Woodcutters Wife Cocktail then shown a short 'making-of' video of Hansel & Gretel in the fabulous Screening Room. After the screening, we were treated to a special Hansel and Gretel Afternoon Tea and met two of the cast members, Constance Devernay and Chris Harrison for a Q&A and had a glimpse at some of the costumes. If that wasn't enough, we pampered with lovely hand and arm massages by the therapists from the Spa.




Once we finished our Afternoon Tea we were whisked off to Theatre Royal (with a bag of sweeties & drinks tokens in hand) to watch the matinee performance of Hansel & Gretel. The performance was best part of the day. As Hansel & Gretel is one of my favourite childhood stories I couldn't wait to see the set and the costumes. It did not disappoint, it was set in an enchanted forest with dancing raven's in sparkly jackets, a fairy and an evil witch. What more do you need! It was a fabulous day and just what I needed to get me in the festive spirit.









Hansel & Gretel can be seen at the following:

GLASGOW
10 - 28 December 2013
Theatre Royal
Box Office 0844 871 7673

EDINBURGH
8 - 11 January 2014
Festival Theatre
Box Office 0131 529 6000

ABERDEEN
15 - 18 January 2014
His Majesty's Theatre
Box Office 01224 641122
INVERNESS
22 - 25 January 2014
Eden Court
Box Office 01463 234 234
NEWCASTLE
29 January - 1 February 2014
Theatre Royal
Box Office 08448 11 21 21

BELFAST
5 - 8 February 2014
Grand Opera House
Box Office 028 9024 1919
The Hansel & Gretel Afternoon Tea is available at Blythswood Square until the 31st January 2014 for £22 per person



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