Plays don’t get much better than this.
Shakespeare in the Park at various open air locations around Nelson.
We saw “Twelfth Night” (or ” What you will”) in the gardens of Fairfield House on a beautifully still evening surrounded by mature trees and bird song.
It’s an annual tradition, presented by Shakespeare Nelson, a grouping of professional and non-professional (one’s a teacher, one’s psychologist, one’s just left school…) actors.
Quite excellent and they don’t charge a fixed entry charge – just give what you think it’s worth.
And – the Top of the South being the Top of the South – we bumped into Daniel Merry (aforementioned student) at the Mussel Inn on the other side of the Takaka Hill.