A summer of theatre at Ickworth

Two women at an evening event at Ickworth

Enjoy the very best in al fresco entertainment this summer as we showcase open air theatre on our North Lawn with the beautiful backdrop of the iconic Rotunda.

An audience watching an outdoor theatre production in the gardens at Ickworth

The Pantaloons presents 'The War of the Worlds'

On Friday 29 July we welcome the Pantaloons back to Ickworth for an outdoor performance of H. G. Wells’ science fiction classic 'The war of the worlds'. Pre-booking essential

Outdoor Theatre at Hanbury Hall

KD Theatre presents 'Alice in Wonderland'

On Friday 5 August join Alice down the rabbit hole in her magical adventures through Wonderland in this brand-new open-air adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s family favourite ‘Alice In Wonderland.’ Pre-booking required.

As You Like It

The Lord Chamberlain's Men presents 'As You Like It'

Join us on Sunday 21 August for some al-fresco entertainment on a summers evening as Ickworth is joined by The Lord Chamberlain's Men for another great performance of a Shakespeare classic.


Pack a picnic

For each performance feel free to bring a picnic, drinks and layers in case the weather is less favourable. All performances will go ahead despite bad weather.

Each performance is organised by different and external Theatre productions, and not by the National Trust so please view their individual websites for T&Cs

Pack a perfect picnic
Smiling older man with picnic basket
Pack a perfect picnic