Funded by the Climate Challenge Fund
Eco Drama are pleased to present ‘The Forgotten Orchard’, our brand new play which we will be touring around Scottish schools this autumn
‘The Forgotten Orchard’ is a funny and emotional tale that draws inspiration from apples to ask questions about the food we eat; where does our food come from, how far has it travelled, what does it taste like, and crucially, can we grow our own? The story re-welcomes to our plate the charismatic Scottish apples of our heritage, bringing with it a local food message that is pertinent to our current times.
Offering pupils an educational, fun and engaging experience ‘The Forgotten Orchard’ is suitable for P4-7 and explores the Eco Schools topic ‘Food & the Environment’ whilst also complimenting the Curriculum for Excellence.
Setting off in the Magic Van, our vehicle run on recycled vegetable oil, we will be touring for 23 days to Glasgow primary schools throughout September and October. After each performance, all pupils will have the opportunity to taste some delicious heritage apples and chat to the actors about all things green fingered.
Alongside the show, teachers and pupils will receive free orchard training and fruit trees to help establish a school orchard, and teachers will also be supported with a Classroom Activity Pack, educational poster and a variety pack of seeds to further inspire pupils’ learning in the area of Food & the Environment.
Click here to read more about the show.
‘The Forgotten Orchard’ Glasgow schools tour is funded by the Climate Challenge Fund.
‘The Forgotten Orchard’ will also be touring to community venues, harvest festivals & Apple Days around Scotland throughout September to November. Please see our ‘Touring Dates’ for full details on this.