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“A journey back in time”
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Louisa's Walk
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Owner description: Louisa's Walk is a piece of Strolling Theatre or Walking Play that takes you on a journey into the life of Louisa Ragan, an Irish convict, sent to Van Diemen's Land on a seven year sentence, in 1841, for stealing a loaf of bread. You walk with the actors as they tell Louisa's story. You will meet Louisa outside the famous Cascade Brewery building in South Hobart. You will walk through the beautiful Cascade Gardens along to the World Heritage listed Cascades Female Factory Historic Site where Louisa was imprisoned. Once you enter those locked gates, they are shut behind you and you experience life in this harsh prison. You may laugh and you may cry but you will remember Louisa's story!
Reviewed September 7, 2013

This was so entertaining, I'm glad I looked on tripadvisor be for we visited Hobart and found out about this trip. Louisa's walk was entertaining from the outset, they make the most of the environment around and take you on an enthralling journey from England to Tasmania. You learn some very interesting facts and feel very included from the outset. I would recommend booking in advance, there was over 15 people on our tour. A must do and see when in Hobart!

Thank Amy B
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Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Two adults two teenagers shared walk with Louisa. Instantly they make you feel aboard the journey leaving England for Tasmania. We all warmed to the characters and were included as the story unfolds. If I could offer a suggestion they pause for an interval at the women's factory where you can wander around for 10min and use the rest rooms and look in the info centre. They could supply Aussie damper and tea or similar. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and leant so much about this era. Please put it on your list.

Thank Sydneytraveller36
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was a walking play with 2 actors. Both played several parts. The main character was Louisa who was taken from London to prison in Hobart just for stealing a loaf of bread to feed her children. The male actor played numerous parts all of which he made you believe is was different characters. This play took us back in history with unbelievable realism. I would highly recommend this walking play and if I were there again, I might even go back and take others traveling with me.

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Thank DidiPop
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Nice dramatization and historical tour of womens penitientiary. Good meals at the brewery too! Brewery also has a tour, Sunday Roast was very good.

1  Thank Gary R
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

If you want to experience and hear the stories for 18 century I highly recommend this tour. The story makes you feel like your in her world and it makes you laugh and cry. The actors are amazing and it takes you o the female factory and you can see and hear the tales at hand. Very enjoyable

Thank 202Casiel
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