Hopetoun to host sound, lighting and effects extravaganza

A new outdoor event has been launched in the grounds of Hopetoun House near South Queensferry

The Wondrous Woods event is planned to take place at Hopetoun in October and November.  Pic: 21CC Group
The Wondrous Woods event is planned to take place at Hopetoun in October and November. Pic: 21CC Group

A new outdoor sound, lighting and effects event is coming to Hopetoun House this autumn.

Wondrous Woods will take place in the private grounds of the stately home near South Queensferry in October and November.

The lighting trail event is being launched by 21CC Group and promises to be a safe and family friendly experience.

The event promises to be a sound, light and effects extravaganza. Pic: Ian Potter

Visitors will explore on foot some 2km of winding trails on Hopetoun Estate, exploring the hidden pathways and discovering secrets of the grounds, with some surprises along the way.

The event will run for four weeks from October 21, 2020.

The Earl of Hopetoun said: “As we all begin the recovery from such an extraordinary year, Hopetoun is delighted to be the venue for the inaugural Wondrous Woods; we are very much looking forward to welcoming you.

“This is the perfect time for us to transform our beautiful grounds, offering something extraordinary to those who know us and those who haven’t visited yet.

"To see such breath-taking creative lighting designs and effects is very exciting for us all.”

Geoff Crow, director of organisers 21CC Group, added: “We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to ensure we are bringing you the best in terms of creativity and safety.

"The Hopetoun trails offer us a spectacular environment, really like no other, with a fantastic amount of ground space.

"What we have is an event that will appeal to and be enjoyed by all.

"We are also recognising the importance that an event of this stature will bring to the area in terms of economic impact, creating revenue opportunities for local businesses.

"We are incredibly hopeful this will have many positive outcomes for everyone, and of course a fantastic evening out for all those attending.”

Tickets are on sale now and more information can be found at www.wondrouswoods.com

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