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Narnia Experience at Liverpool's St George's Hall

Image caption Mrs Beavers, one of CS Lewis' much loved charcters, welcomes visitors into her lodge

The magical world of Narnia has been created in Liverpool as part of a community stage production.

The Great Hall in St George's Hall has been transformed into CS Lewis' wintry wonderland by Sefton based Christian community group, In Another Place.

The production cast and crew of 400 is made up of volunteers from church, community and amateur acting groups across Merseyside.

The Narnia Experience runs until Saturday 19 February 2011.

In pictures: Narnia Experience

The production was originally performed at the Old Christ Church in Waterloo, Sefton in 2009 and has been expanded for the city centre venue.

"We are delighted to be able to bring this fantastic production to St George's Hall," said Artistic Director Annie Spiers.

"It is a massive undertaking but we know that the grand setting will add an extra dimesion to the whole Narnia Experience.

"This is very much an event which celebrates the wealth of talent and creativity in ordinary Liverpool people whilst telling an incredible story."

The Narnia Experience run from Monday 7 February to Saturday 19 February at St George's Hall, Liverpool.

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