Summer entertainment at Hinton Ampner

Live theatre outdoors the grounds of Kedleston with audience watching

We provide the beautiful setting; you need only bring a blanket, a picnic, and a sense of adventure for your summer to be complete.

Outdoor theatre 

Illyria's Frankenstein

Saturday 31st August, 7-9pm

Outdoor theatre makes a dramatic return to Hinton with Illyria’s performance of Frankenstein. Featuring a fully orchestrated musical score, a cast of professional actor singers and spectacular stage effects; the show is guaranteed to be as humorous as it is enthralling. The show contains mature themes but is suitable for all ages 5+. 

Tickets: £17.50 Adults, £8.50 Children. Booking essential on 03442 491895 or book online.

Summer of Music

Hinton’s ‘Summer of music’ line-up boasts acoustic performances by FB Pocket Orchestra, The Harry Strutters Jazz Band, Katie’s Crooked Swing Band and The Twilight Ensemble. Dates fall on alternate Sunday’s between Sunday 30 June and Sunday 11 August, from 12-3pm. No booking is required, just bring yourselves, a picnic blanket and some nibbles as you enjoy al fresco entertainment on our garden terrace. The performances are included in the normal admissions price of the property.

Harry Strutter's Jazz Band performs at Hinton Ampner this summer
Harry Strutter Jazz Band
Harry Strutter's Jazz Band performs at Hinton Ampner this summer

Children's summer trail

Every day from 20 July to 8 September, bring little ones along for a summer holidays trail based on life inside the Tudor house which once stood within Hinton’s grounds. Trails cost £1 per child, plus the normal admission price of the property, no booking is needed.

Picture of two children looking inside a fallen tree

Hinton Ampner 

Family fun awaits, with loads of ways to tick off your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ challenges as well as action packed activities on offer and 80 acres of ancient parkland to run around and play in.