Children enjoy time travelling performance

Ipswich’s Wolsey Theatre brought its production of Alfie Strange: Time Traveller to Lowestoft on Mon

Ipswichs Wolsey Theatre brought its production of Alfie Strange: Time Traveller to Lowestoft on Monday, March 6. Picture: Courtesy of the Lowestoft Cultural Education Partnership. - Credit: Archant

More than 900 primary school children from Lowestoft and the surrounding area enjoyed a special production.

Ipswich's Wolsey Theatre brought its production of Alfie Strange: Time Traveller to Lowestoft on Monday, March 6 – thanks to the Lowestoft Cultural Education Partnership.

Pupils in year three from 16 primary schools enjoyed one of six performances from the theatre, hosted at Ormiston Denes Academy, Carlton Colville and Red Oak primary schools.

Phil Aves, change manager for Lowestoft Rising, said: 'We are extremely grateful to the Wolsey Theatre for bringing their production to Lowestoft and to the host schools for opening their doors and giving as many children as possible the opportunity to enjoy the event. Supported by Arts Council funding, the Cultural Education Partnership aims to bring even more high-quality cultural performances to local children.'

Pupils from Blundeston, Carlton Colville, Corton, Elm Tree, Gunton, Kessingland, Northfield St Nicholas, Oulton Broad, Pakefield, Phoenix St Peter, Poplars, Red Oak, Roman Hill, Somerleyton, St Margarets and Woods Loke primary schools attended the performance, which tells the story of eight-year-old Alfie who gets stuck in a book.


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