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Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

22 September 2017

With only a few thousand tickets remaining for this year's Enchanted Forest show, organisers are urging the public to book quickly to avoid disappointment. Perthshire's multi-award-winning sound and light show released a record 70,000 tickets for sale this year. Following a swift run on ticket sales, all weekends are sold out. There is still some availability Mondays to Thursdays, especially later shows after 8.30pm. Organisers are expecting that the full show run will sell out before it begins next Thursday September 28th. It runs until October 29th 2017. Ian Sim, chairman of The Enchanted...

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Sound and light show announces Voice of the Enchanted Forest

Sound and light show announces Voice of the Enchanted Forest

13 September 2017

The Enchanted Forest sound and light show has announced the winner of its Voice of the Enchanted Forest competition as 9-year-old Robbie Low. Robbie, from Broughty Ferry, beat 295 other entrants in a competition that attracted auditions from children all over the country. Robbie's prize is to record a script to be used during the month-long event at Pitlochry's Faskally Wood this October. Robbie, who attends Barnhill Primary School in Broughty Ferry, stood out from the other entrants because of his "naturally warm" voice, said the organisers. As the Voice of The Enchanted forest, Robbie will...

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The Enchanted Forest Sessions – lifting the lid on the music making that goes into the award-winning

The Enchanted Forest Sessions – lifting the lid on the music making that goes into the award-winning

06 September 2017

The composers behind the award-winning Enchanted Forest sound and light show have given a sneak peek behind the making of this year’s show, ‘Oir an Uisge’. RJ McConnell and Jon Beales, who create an original music score for the annual event in Pitlochry, worked with producer Ben Seal at his Fife studio for what may be their most challenging and impressive sound backdrop yet. And with the release of video and photographs documenting the process, for the first time the public is getting a sneak peek at what promises to be the event’s most successful show yet. In keeping with the Gaelic nam...

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Enchanted Forest Ticket Sales Hit 50,000 Mark

Enchanted Forest Ticket Sales Hit 50,000 Mark

30 August 2017

Ticket sales for this year’s Enchanted Forest have smashed through the 50,000 mark this week, making ‘Oir an Uisge’ the fastest selling show in the event’s 16-year history. Event organisers, The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, released a record 72,000 tickets and fully expect that, for the first year, the event will sell out completely before the opening night. Ian Sim, chairman of The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, said: “This year’s ‘Oir an Uisge’ show is set to be stunning and will show Faskally Wood and its loch in a whole new light, quite literally. We can’t emphasise strongly ...

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Sound and light show launches competition

Sound and light show launches competition to find the Voice of the Enchanted Forest

25 August 2017

The Enchanted Forest sound and light show is looking for a child who can lend their voice to the award-winning event. Auditions are open for the Voice of The Enchanted Forest competition, which is calling for children aged between 5 and 12 to record a script to be used during the month-long event at Pitlochry's Faskally Wood this October. The winning Voice will appear in a recording to be played to tens of thousands of visitors as they travel by bus from Pitlochry to the forest for the event, which organisers expect to be another sell-out. The Voice will welcome visitors to the forest an...

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The Enchanted Forest announces £500 bat box donation

The Enchanted Forest announces £500 bat box donation

14 August 2017

A generous donation from The Enchanted Forest will benefit Highland Perthshire’s bat population. The multi-award-winning sound and light show has donated £500 to Tayside Bat Group (TBG) to install around 30 bat boxes in Faskally Wood, near Pitlochry. The boxes will be put in place by TBG volunteers at the beginning of September in a strip of trees along the edge of the loch. Brian Simpson, Enchanted Forest Trustee, said: “As a charitable trust we are delighted to be able to direct proceeds towards this important Tayside conservation organisation. “As the show goes from strength to ...

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The Enchanted Forest announces 70,000 tickets to go on sale

The Enchanted Forest announces 70,000 tickets to go on sale

06 June 2017

2017 event is named Oir an Uisge, Scots Gaelic for ‘Edge of the Water’ Charity night boost for Tayside Mountain Rescue, Alzheimer Scotland and Giraffe The Enchanted Forest, Perthshire’s multi-award-winning sound and light show, has announced it has released 70,000 tickets for this year’s event, with tickets going on sale to the general public on Friday, June 16. The 2017 show, entitled Oir an Uisge, Scots Gaelic for ‘Edge of the Water’, is reflective of the changing scenery of Faskally Wood in Pitlochry where the event is held annually. It will open to the public on Thursday, Septem...

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