Jungle Book comes to life in local park

Published on 27th July 2017

Young girl in a blue shirt wearing upside-down glasses. A small child is behind looking over her shoulder and block of flats is in the background

SPTM Big Local is proud to announce the arrival of The Jungle Book in Elmfield Park, off Elmfield Road, Cheltenham on Saturday 5 August 2017.

This free outdoor theatre performance is being put on by Jenny Wren Productions and her amazing cast of actors. Using the park as the back drop for the original Kipling story, this adaptation is only suitable for families with school aged children and above.

The event has been put together by local residents who live in the local area of Elmfield Park.

Claire Bateman, event lead, says “This event is an idea I have had for a long time and it’s finally a reality thanks to the support of SPTM Big Local. The Jungle Book performance will be for some their first opportunity to experience the excitement of live theatre and we hope everyone will enjoy it.”

David Manohar, chair of the SPTM Big Local, added “This is a fantastic event to be happening in our area, something very different and exciting; SPTM Big Local encourages such ideas from the community. We are delighted to support Claire with this event and the bringing together of people to share in a positive experience”

The event will be open from 4pm for the performance to start at 5pm. Attendees are encourage to bring a picnic, seating and blankets to enjoy this summers evening activity in comfort.


For media enquiries contact Laura Carter, communications officer, telephone 01242 264154, email communications@cheltenham.gov.uk

Notes:

The St Peter’s and The Moors (SPTM) Big Local is a resident-led group that brings together and harnesses all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make their area an even better place to live. It is supported by Cheltenham Borough Council.

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