We’re delighted to announce the fantastic ‘The Hunting of the Snark’ will be returning to our forests this autumn! Suitable for children over 6 – this fun interactive show tells the story of the Lewis Carroll classic poem.
— Forestry Commission Woods and Forests (@ForestryCommEng) July 18, 2018
Wikispaces being closed down. Therefore I mirrored the post Ballad Form in Victorian Poetry. It helps to understand the form of The Hunting of the Snark:
- Original post: https://victorianpoetrypoeticsandcontext.wikispaces.com/Ballad+Form+in+Victorian+Poetry
- Mirrored post: http://snrk.de/Wikispaces/Ballad_Form_in_Victorian_Poetry.html
“What I tell you three times is true” is the most frequently quoted line from The Hunting of the Snark. Besides that, the lyrics of this album by the “alternative metal band Fair to Midland“ doesn’t take any references to Lewis Carroll’s ballad. But already today I listened to it more than three times.
Sadly, the band met the Boojum in 2013.
The Bonnetmaker is ready to hunt the Snark. Are you? Join her in Haldon Forest, April 5th-7th, for The Hunting of the Snark. Come prepared for an unforgettable adventure. For ages 6+https://t.co/buYgulM7a6@ForestArtWorks #Exeter #Devon #familytheatre pic.twitter.com/dZNIIWpnw5
— Burn the Curtain (@BurntheCurtain) March 31, 2018
Update 2018-02-22: https://www.forestry.gov.uk/snarkhunter
— Burn the Curtain (@BurntheCurtain) February 21, 2018
NEWS RELEASE No: 16687
14 SEPTEMBER 2017
Arts Council England grant awarded for exciting forest theatre experiences
The Arts Council has awarded £139,000 to the Forestry Commission and theatre partner Burn the Curtain to develop their outdoor theatre experiences. The substantial grant will enable Burn the Curtain to tour their sell-out evening theatre show, The Company of Wolves, based on the stories by Angela Carter, to three more forest locations this autumn.
In addition, a new theatre show will be developed around the nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll, ‘The Hunting of the Snark’. The experience will tour across seven forests in 2018 and will be accompanied by ‘Snark Hunter’, an innovative app which will bring the poem to life for forest visitors across the country. […]
(Thanks to Doug Howick for drawing my attention to this.)