A Midsummer Night's Dream, in partnership with Ripon Theatre Festival

The grand finale of the Ripon Theatre Festival 2022. An outdoor production of Shakespeare's timeless comic masterpiece presented by renowned touring company, Illyria.

  • Booking essential

The performance will take place in the abbey cloister.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £17.50
  • Child £10.00
  • Concession £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 07484 824 425 / 07799 528 937
Contact Ripon Theatre Festival for all bookings and enquiries: www.ripontheatrefestival.org
Children over the age of 5 are welcome
Meeting point
Please use the West Gate car park and entrance. Once the West Gate car park is full you will be directed to the Visitor Centre car park and entrance (Studley Royal entrances will be closed).
What to bring and wear
You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the abbey cloister from 5.30pm. Seating isn't provided so please bring your own rugs or folding chairs. Please dress for the outdoors.
Level access from the West Gate car park. There are tarmac paths and a large area of grass to cross to access the abbey cloister.
Book now: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/booking/select/grnykowLiCAG

Contact Info

Ripon Theatre Festival
Call 07484 824 425

Upcoming events

Wood print art exhibition

Sat 21 May 2022
See an exhibition of beautiful tree prints from artist printmaker Shona Branigan in the summer house opposite Fountains Hall.

Tree listening installation

Sat 21 May 2022
Discover what happens behind the bark of a tree with the Tree Listening Installation.

Still Time to Wonder. A new exhibition by Joe Cornish

Sat 21 May 2022
Imagine a stillness which will likely never come to this place again. Through the lens of Joe Cornish, explore the tactile beauty of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal over three years and during the silence of the coronavirus lockdown.

Wood printing drop in activity

Sat 21 May 2022
Have a go at tree printing with artist Shona Branigan.

Abbey tour

Sat 21 May 2022
If these walls could talk...unearth the monastic secrets of a great abbey and the daily routines of the monks who lived here on this guided tour.

Garden and Abbey Tour

Sun 22 May 2022
Fountains Abbey became the greatest folly of all when John Aislabie created his water garden at Studley Royal. See the abbey as the Georgians did on this guided tour.