Outdoor Theatre

Family Friendly Fun

Grab a snack, a blanket and some good friends for a night of outdoor theatre! Our summer series includes performances from The Shakespeare Circus and Illyria of classics with a modern twist, these fun-packed family shows are sure to delight this summer.

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Past Performances

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August 24

Wind in the Willows

Join us for another outdoor theatre, with Toad and his friends on the riverbank for some rip-roaring fun!

This new twist on Kenneth Grahame’s classic tale is sure to be a favourite with all the family.


Under 12£12

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May 31

Robin Hood

Join us in the garden at Ashridge House this May half term for a matinee show of ‘Robin Hood’, performed by Illyria. 

This action-packed production delivers huge laughs, daring adventures, and well-deserved revenge! Pack a picnic as Illyria swoops in with another unforgettable season of outdoor theatre 


Under 12£10.00

Under 2£0.00

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June 28

Twelfth Night

This summer, let Illyria, the award-winning company whisk you away to a mysterious coastal kingdom as they present Twelfth Night. Illyria presents an evening of yearning romance, music and sheer joy - all performed on a stage inspired by those of the Elizabethan touring troupes. 


Under 12£10.00