Playful summer evenings in Shropshire & Staffordshire

Spend a perfect summer's evening relaxing and enjoying these performances with our stunning places as a backdrop. There's entertainment to suit everyone, be inspired by the choices below...

Audience members sit back and enjoy a show.

Summer entertainment at Benthall Hall 

Come along after-hours for an outdoor performance of Shakespeare's classic comedy, 'Twelfth Night'.

Folksy Theatre performance in costume with masks

Playful summer nights at Wightwick Manor 

Celebrate summer with an outdoor theatre performance in the beautiful setting of the Manor's South Terrace. Bring your family, friends, folding chairs and tasty picnics to enjoy an evening of entertainment.

An audience enjoying outdoor theatre

Summer entertainment at Dudmaston 

Staged at the back of the hall, over looking the pool and terraced garden; open-air theatre at Dudmaston is a great way to spend a summer's afternoon.

Families watching outdoor theatre at Shugborough

Enjoy some outdoor theatre at Shugborough 

Shakespeares Wanderer's bring their rendition of Much Ado About Nothing to Shugborough.

The dark sky lit up at Hardwick Hall by a 12 foot inflatable cinema screen as part of QUAD's Summer Nights Film Festival

Summer Evenings of Entertainment at Attingham  

Enjoy the warmer evenings with our Summer Evenings of Entertainment. Over the summer months, we’ve got two outdoor theatre productions, performances from 'Whispering Woods', and we’ll be hosting three nights of QUAD’s Summer Nights Film Festival to round the summer off.

Family sat on the grass watching an outdoor open-air theatre performance

Outdoor theatre at Powis Castle  

Just over the Shropshire border, Powis Castle is set to provide a stunning backdrop for this performance of Shakespeare.