The Strange Train Company
Performance Collective specialising in Outdoor Work combining Narrative, Music and Visuals
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The Magnificent Menagerie of Mrs Strange

Our most hilarious walkabout encounter yet!

This once popular Regency entertainment has been re-imagined by the artists of the Strange Train, who bring for your Curiosity and Delight this most Exceptional Menagerie of Wild Beasts, presented by the Extraordinary Mrs Strange and her Companions!

The Magnificent Menagerie of Mrs Strange

The Magnificent Menagerie of Mrs Strange is our most hilarious walkabout encounter yet! This once popular Regency entertainment has been re-imagined by the artists of the Strange Train, who bring for your Curiosity and Delight this most Exceptional Menagerie of Wild Beasts, presented by the Extraordinary Mrs Strange and her Companions!

'And recently shipped from Botany bay are three stupendous Cassowary birds who walk and run about in pleasing attitude'

'And behold the dancing bear! As tame and good humoured as he is beautiful'

'And the most tremendous public experience of animal magnetism yet, is the pleasure of taking tea with the beasts'

Commissioned by Creative Industries Trafford and Trust New Art for the National Trust, performed at Lyme Park, Cheshire. 

Photography Jason Lock