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Experience the Easter Message with Poole's Passion Play & BBC Songs of Praise

Poole Passion PlayExperience the Easter message with Poole's Passion Play link will open in new windowThrough the Eyes of a Child

With live performances 15-19 March, 7pm, starting from Parkstone United Reformed Church, the
the play tells the story of Jesus at Easter.  During a torchlit procession, a twelve year old child dressed in contemporary clothing, moves through the scenes asking 'What are they doing to him?’ 'Why is this happening?’ whilst the remainder of the cast are dressed in traditional biblical costume.

With a cast of more than 60, professional and amateur, young an old, religious and those of no faith - including members from school and community groups, the performance features specially commissioned music and staging and a Celtic theme in this year's production.

The procession travels from Parkstone United Reformed Church link will open in new window to Ashley Cross Green before moving on to St. Peters Church link will open in new window for the Son et Lumiere (Sound and Light show) and final resolution.

Resonating with those of the Christian faith, no faith and other faiths, the story highlights a powerful and enduring truth, the redemptive aspect of love and is becoming a cultural part of the landscape of Poole.

The play is being performed thanks to a grant from the Arts Council of England link will open in new window, support from the Poole Arts Development Unit and several local contributors who are sponsoring particular scenes in the play.

For anyone who misses it, the Passion Play will feature on BBC1‘s Songs of Praise on Easter Day, Sunday 27th March.

Tickets £7 or £4 for concessions available by email from or from link will open in new window

Or call  01202 734357 or 01202 748218 before 7pm to reserve tickets.

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