Outdoor theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Quantum theatre return to Upton this summer with a magical outdoor performance that will delight all ages.

  • Booking advisable

It's Shakespeare’s classic comedy of love and intrigue, magic and mayhem.

Set on that most dangerous of nights when fairies are abroad and nothing is as it seems, four young, unsuspecting, lovers become entangled in their magical affray and soon no mortals are safe in those bewitched and bewitching woods outside Athens….

Quantum’s enchanting new production will have you spellbound so pack a picnic and blanket and join in the fairy fun and frolics on Upton's South Lawn.

Tickets in advance, up to midnight on 5 August: Adult £16, Child £10, Family £45.

Tickets on the night at the gate: Adult £18, Child £12 and Family £47.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £16.00
    Outdoor theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Child £10.00
    Outdoor theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Family £45.00
    1A 3C
  • Family £45.00
    2A 2C
  • Family £45.00
    2A 3C

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Children are welcome, supervised by parent/guardian
Meeting point
Park in the visitor car park. Hand in printed tickets at Visitor Reception before walking down to the South Lawn (main lawn at the back of the property).
What to bring and wear
Remember that this is an outdoor event, so please dress for the weather.
There is level access to the main lawn. The buggy will be available on request to bring visitors down to the main property from the car park.
Please arrive in time for the performance to start at 6:30pm. As there is no seating available on the South Lawn, we recommend you bring a picnic blanket to sit on. You're also welcome to bring your own camping chairs.

Contact Info

Box Office
Call 03442491895

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Outdoor theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sat 06 Aug 2022
Quantum theatre return to Upton this summer with a magical outdoor performance that will delight all ages.

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