Summer theatre in 2017 at Hatchlands Park

Visit Hatchlands this summer and treat yourself to an evening of theatre. Enjoy a series of outdoor, summertime plays on the lawn in front of our mansion. From Shakespeare’s classic comedy to messing about on the river in The Wind in the Willows, there’s an event for all ages. So grab your lawn chairs and head out for some drama at dusk.

Dogs Don't Do Ballet

Dogs Don’t Do Ballet

Thursday 3 August, 5.30pm

Bring friends, family and a picnic and join the Blunderbus Theatre Company for a very funny tale of a small dog with big dreams based on the bestselling book by Anna Kemp & Sara Ogilvie. Biff is not like other dogs, he likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. Biff doesn't think he's a dog, he thinks he's a ballerina.

Adults £12, Child £8, Families £32 (2 adults, 2 children)

Book online or call 01483 444334.

The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Sunday 6 August, 7pm

Join the all-male cast of The Lord Chamberlain’s Men for Shakespeare’s fast-paced farcical comedy. Let the players whisk you away as Antipholus searches for Antipholus in this tale of mistaken identity, merchants, masters, servants and a long-suffering wife over the course of one hectic day.

Adults £16, Child £8, Family £40.00 (2 adults, 2 children)

Book online or call 01483 444334.

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 August, 6pm

Bring friends and family and join Immersion Theatre in their musical version of Wind in the Willows, performed on the lawn at Hatchlands. Pack your picnics and join the boat-loving Ratty, the sensible yet curious Mole, wise old Badger and the fantastically irrepressible Toad as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime culminating in a colourful battle to save Toad Hall.

Adults £12, Child £8, Family £32 (2 adults, 2 children)

Book online or call 01483 444334.

Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Wednesday 30 August, 7pm

Enjoy a summer's evening of classic Jane Austen as Heartbreak Productions brings Northanger Abbey to Hatchlands garden. Faux friendships and real romance define this as an Austen classic. Social commentary, humour and parody ensure that this outdoor performance of Northanger Abbey will be the perfect summer evening’s entertainment.

Adults £16, Child £8, Family £40.00 (2 adults, 2 children)

Book online or call 01483 444334.

Audiences viewing outdoor theatre

More info

All of our summer theatre events are open-air performances taking place on the lawns in front of our house. Feel free to bring your own seating or picnic blankets and please remember to dress for the weather. Refreshments will be available throughout the performances. You can book online using the links provided or call our box office on 01483 444334 for tickets and more info.