The Wind in the Willows Performed by Toscana Strings (2pm)

Musicians playing cellos
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Event Description

Before the story commences the audience is taught some dance sequences that represent Toad in his car speeding through the lanes, and in contrast a sequence of moves that represent the river. They will be invited to join in during the story. This story has been especially adapted for Toscana Strings; Stories Set To Music, with the music being carefully chosen to enhance the story telling.

All the music is by Elgar and includes sections from; Salut d’amour, La Capricieuse, Pomp and Circumstance No 1 and 4, Nimrod, Troyte, Serenade for Strings, Nursery Suite, Cello Concerto and Bavarian Dances.

Tickets cost £8 (to include a soft drink) and normal admission also applies. Booking is essential. Visit the National Trust website to check availability and book.

Sunday 15 October 2023


The Firs


The Firs

Elgar's Birthplace Museum

Crown East Lane, Lower Broadheath


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