Theatre Lighthouse Ampitheatre


Join us for great food and immersive performance and remember someone you have lost in this picnic as part of Journey with Absent Friends.

Eat. Celebrate. Remember.

Ellie Harrison is off on a month-long journey with a caravan full of hidden treasures. This is an invitation to embark upon your own journey. To spend some time reflecting. To spend some time with someone or something you have lost.

Delicious food, immersive design and performance combine to create a celebration of the people and places we hold dear. Join us in raising a glass to absent friends.

“In 2002 I scattered my mothers ashes, probably illegally, on Brownsea Island. There is no lasting monument. I have never been back until now.

So my mother has been gone for 17 years but she still surprises me. Because now I don’t meet her as a mother, as someone I need something from, but as an artist.

So while the nurturing theme remains, I wonder. How can we give mothers space not to be just mothers? How can we recognise invisible mothers or people that do the work of mothers? What does it mean to nurture someone or something else? And is there a difference between what makes a mother and what makes a father?”

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