pioneering sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, is reaching for the
stars this October with an exciting new installation, the Geodome, a
spectacular 360° immersive experience.
show, entitled Cosmos, takes its inspiration from the vastness and natural
beauty of the skies that sit above the forest. Whilst visitors will be able to
enjoy the security and familiarity of their forest surroundings, the show will
encourage visitors to sense the awe and wonderment of the looking up to the sky
through the tree canopy and be captivated by the cosmos.
this spirit that The Enchanted Forest is introducing the Geodome. The Geodome
is a 7m inflatable projection dome, accommodating approximately 60 people per
showing. A completely immersive experience, it gives those within it the
impression they are flying through the Cosmos. The whole experience lasts for
this new creative feature to the show this year is Immersive Experiences, a
company founded by entrepreneurs with a passion for astronomy. Immersive
Experiences is a multi-award-winning provider of learning experiences across
the UK’s largest fleet of mobile planetariums, drones, VR and sensory rooms.
its 18 year, The Enchanted Forest prides itself on trailblazing the creative
bar in sound and light shows internationally with a changing theme each year
and a host of new creative talent and installations. This year, in addition to
Immersive Experiences, several companies will be involved in helping the team
deliver another outstanding event.
specialist in motion design, will once again be lending its expertise to the
show and providing video content. EventFX will be providing pyrotechnics
expertise, alongside Airstar, a world leader in designing and producing
inflatable technologies. Ray Interactive and Bespoke Lighting and Video will
also be involved, and Definitive Special Projects will be creating a beautiful
against the stunning natural backdrop of Faskally Wood, organisers The
Enchanted Forest Community Trust use of some of the world’s premier creative
talents, many of whom are based in Scotland, to produce a world-class show. Zoë Squair has returned as creative producer, alongside Kate Bonney and
Simon Hayes as lighting designers, and RJ McConnell, Jon Beales and Rachel
Cullen providing sound design and composition for this year’s magical event. This
year visitors can expect a dynamic, contemplative walk through the wood unlike
anything experienced at The Enchanted Forest before.
Chairman of The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, said: “The exciting
thing about The Enchanted Forest is that the theme changes every year and we
are constantly raising the bar in terms of what is possible. Although this
brings its own challenges, we are delighted with the team relish this kind of
creative challenge and work collaboratively to deliver what is going to be a
truly unique and, literally, an ‘out of this world’ experience.
“Fifty years after man stepped on the moon for the very first time, we promise this year will be a delight, particularly for those with a fascination with space and astronomy. We are really pleased to be collaborating with Immersive Experiences for this year’s show. For those returning to The Enchanted Forest show we can guarantee new and exciting experiences!”
year’s Enchanted Forest will run from 3 October – 3 November 2019.