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"Macbeth" lands in Cruickshank Botanic Gardens

Award-winning company will interpret Shakespeare’s play in the University of Aberdeen Botanic Gardens this Saturday 4th of September

Article by Mireia Jimenez

The performance, brought to Aberdeen by The Handlebards, will take place at 6pm with special attention towards sustainability and the environment.

The company’s mode of transportation is loyal to their ethos, biking from venue to venue and transporting their props in an environmentally friendly electric van.

The Handlebards promise a very different experience from the classic Shakespearean tragedy, they define it as a rather “frantic, delirious, full-of-beans show like you’ve never seen before.” representation of Macbeth.

Social distance will be put in place as well as the company’s COVID-19 Safety Policy.

The Director of External Relations at the University of Aberdeen Jenny Fernandes said:

“The gardens are an amazing space in the middle of our city and are an ideal setting for the return of cultural events to the University campus."

“We are delighted that we can support the local economy and offer cultural experiences to city residents as the region continues on its journey of recovery from the pandemic.”

You can purchase tickets and find more information about the event here.


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