The Hatchling

The Hatching – A Myth Comes to Life in Plymouth

The Hatching – A Myth Comes to Life
The Hatchling, a giant puppet in the form of a dragon, will appear in Plymouth and roam through the city this weekend exploring its new surroundings. Theatre-makers Trigger will stage The Hatchling, an extraordinary outdoor performance bringing this worldwide myth to life.
It’s going to be a truly unmissable spectacle as the world premiere of this ground-breaking outdoor theatrical performance.
Taking place on the 14th and 15th August the event details are:
Saturday 14th August
The Hatchling will ‘hatch’ in Plymouth city centre and explore the streets between midday and 7 pm when she will fall asleep. Just remember, we’ve heard she’s a light sleeper and will need lulling back to sleep with a gentle lullaby from around 9.30 pm. Look out for her on Armada Way (between Place de Brest and Royal Parade), Cornwall Street, and New George Street – she’ll be hard to miss!
Sunday 15th August
The Hatchling will wake from her slumber at about midday after a lovely lie-in, and spend the day moving from the city centre to Plymouth Hoe, where she’ll remain from early evening. Look out for her on Armada Way, Royal Parade, and the Hoe Promenade.
The weekend culminates in her spectacular sunset flight over Plymouth Sound, as the Hatchling undertakes a miraculous metamorphosis into a kite, unfolding her wings spanning over 20m.
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