Outdoor spots for theatre, music and film

Whether you're a film lover, have a passion for theatre or want to kick back and delight in some live music, there's a summer event for you. Below, we've rounded up lots of different outdoor events for you to attend. Plan your visit, sit back and enjoy the show.

Visitors at Top of the Gorge Festival 2019, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset

Music in the outdoors 

Whether you’re a fan of jazz or disco, classical orchestras or acapella, you’re sure to enjoy a balmy summer’s evening relaxing to live music in the great outdoors. Pack a picnic and soak up the long evening sunshine in a park or garden.

Two performers carry out a live play outdoors

Open-air theatre 

Immerse yourself in an outdoor theatre performance this summer. Enjoy re-imaginings of literary classics such as Pride and Prejudice, see favourite children’s tales such as Peter Pan and the Secret Garden come to life or experience performances of Shakespeare's works in the park.

Visitors attending a cinema experience at Hardwick, Derbyshire

Outdoor film screenings 

Enjoy silver screen classics, Oscar-winning movies and much-loved film favourites under the stars at a special outdoor film screening. Grab a rug, tuck into a picnic and be transported to another world all against the backdrop of beautiful houses, gardens and parks.