Apple Pip at the Cider and Song Festival

Back by Popular request!


Saturday October 19th 2019 

11.30 and 2.30 for 3 – 6 year olds or a family audience

At the Cider and Song Festival at the Museum of East Anglian Life, MEAL, Iliffe Way, Stowmarket, IP14 1DE

First produced in 2003 with Suzanne Arnold performing, Meg designing and scriptwriting, and Iklooshar Malara directing, Apple Pip toured extensively before Steve Peck took over from Suzanne from 2007 – 2010, clocking up 210 performances between them. This reworked version, directed by Joy Haynes and performed by Meg, is essentially the same story. (read more)

Little drawings to decorate pages

From spring blossom and summer fruiting to autumn harvest and leaf fall, Pip sings as she swings from the branch of an old apple tree. Once it produced the tastiest apples in the orchard, but now it’s neglected and all kinds of animal try to steal the last remaining fruit. Mrs Crabbe, the owner, plans to chop it down, but Pip loves the tree and wants to save it.