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Open Air Theatre at Wollaton Hall

Wollaton Hall and Deer Park, Nottingham, NG8 2AE

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Open Air Theatre at Wollaton Hall

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Wollaton Hall and Deer Park
Dates between Thursday 13 June and Saturday 31 August 2019
Tickets: Adults £16, Children £11, Family £46

Wollaton Hall and Deer Park is a spectacular Elizabethan mansion and park in the heart of Nottingham. This summer, once again, there will be a fantastic programme of open air theatre performances in the splendid grounds surrounding the house.

For all bookings, please click the BOOK NOW button above. For more information about indivdual productions, please click the website link above.  

Programme:

Gangsta Granny (Heartbreak) – Thursday 13 and 20 June | Gates: 5pm

Heartbreak productions invites you to share in this exciting escapade, a David Walliams best seller adapted for the outdoor stage. Join Ben, and his Gangsta Granny on their grandest adventure full of forbidden fun.

The Secret Garden (Chapterhouse) – Friday 28 June | Gates: 5pm

Join young Mary Lennox on a journey of discovery as she is sent to her uncle’s house in the countryside, where mysteries and secrets lurk round every corner... As she makes new friends and encounters magical creatures, Mary has one burning question: where is the location of her uncle’s secret garden, and where has he hidden the key? 

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Illyria) – Saturday 6 July | Gates: 5pm

Young Ali Baba stumbles across an enchanted cave when he overhears the magic words that open it: “Open Sesame!”. Inside the cave he finds untold amounts of gold and jewels, and takes some of it home to show his wife. But what will he do when she chides him for stealing? And when the Robber King comes looking for the missing treasure supported by an army of 40 angry thieves – will he and his family survive?

Much Ado About Nothing (Three Inch Fools)  Friday 2 August | Gates: 6pm

Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing - a rip-roaring comedy of quarrels, deceptions and a frustratingly stupid man called Dogberry.

Romeo and Juliet (Heartbreak) – Saturday 3 August | Gates: 6pm

You are invited to an exclusive, glittering red-carpet event attended by notorious celebrity families, The Montagues and the Capulets. With the media reporting their every move and social media abuzz with their escapades, tensions are running high. Will these two families behave? Or will it be another fiery battle at dawn as the fabulous feud continues? Dress to impress and remember to charge your phone – tweeting, snapchat and selfies advised. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Chapterhouse)  Sunday 11 August | Gates: 6pm

Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies, and hilarious travelling players.

Wind in the Willows (Quantum) – Friday 30 August | Gates: 5pm

Join Mole, Ratty and Badger on their adventures, picnicking on the river bank, messing about on boats, and rescuing the reckless Mr Toad from his brushes with the law in this heartwarming, whimsical tale of friendship, mishap and madcap adventures in Quantum Theatre’s brand new adaptation of this timeless Kenneth Grahame classic.

Sense and Sensibility (The Pantaloons) – Saturday 31 August | Gates: 6pm

This funny, fast-paced and faithful new adaptation from the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company features live music, audience interaction, romance and heartbreak.

Details:

Please bring rugs or low-back seating. Performances go ahead in all but the worst weather.

Opening Times

Much Ado About Nothing (2 Aug 2019)
Romeo and Juliet (3 Aug 2019)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (11 Aug 2019)
Wind in the Willows (30 Aug 2019)
Sense and Sensibility (31 Aug 2019)

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