The Gunpowder Plot - Outdoor theatre

The Three Inch Fools arrive at Speke Hall with a bang. Cue an explosive evening of short fuses and tall tales, as five actors try to pull off the most infamous conspiracy in history.

  • Booking essential

This summer, touring the UK, The Gunpowder Plot comes to life in a brand new, calamitous production fit for all the family. Expect uproarious intrigue, endless costume changes, and many, many false moustaches in this highly flammable historical tale.

★★★★★ – “So entertaining… laugh-out-loud funny”

★★★★★ – “Great fun for the whole family…my kids are still talking about it!”

★★★★★ – “The ultimate British theatrical experience” – Hastings Independent Press

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and join us on our outdoor adventure at Speke Hall. Come prepared for the weather - the performance will continue come rain come shine!

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £18.00
    Adult (18+)
  • Child £0.00
    Under 5s
  • Child £10.00
    Child (6+)
  • Group £50.00
    Family (2 adults, 2 children)

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Suitable for all ages
Meeting point
Enter via Visitor Reception from the car park. You will be directed to the North Lawn where the performance will take place.
What to bring and wear
We advise bringing something comfy to sit on and wearing plenty of layers - even if it's a lovely sunny day, it can get chilly on the North Lawn at night.
Accessibility
The North Lawn is fully accessible with some slight slopes.

Contact Info

Name
Speke Hall
Email
spekehall@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 0151 427 7231

Upcoming events

The Tudor Songbook

Sat 11 Jun 2022
18:30-19:15
Take a seat in the Great Hall and witness the courtship of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII through exquisite Tudor music performed in costume by classically trained soprano Jay Britton. Book for performances at 6.30pm or 7.45pm.

Twelfth Night - Outdoor theatre

Thu 23 Jun 2022
19:00-21:30
The Three Inch Fools are dusting down their musical instruments and hitting the road with Shakespeare’s riotous comedy, Twelfth Night.

The Gunpowder Plot - Outdoor theatre

Sat 30 Jul 2022
19:00-21:30
The Three Inch Fools arrive at Speke Hall with a bang. Cue an explosive evening of short fuses and tall tales, as five actors try to pull off the most infamous conspiracy in history.

Much Ado About Nothing - Outdoor theatre

Wed 24 Aug 2022
19:00-21:30
Bring your picnics and prepare of a summer evening of masks, music and mistaken identities as The Pantaloons bring their take on a Shakespeare classic to Speke Hall's garden.