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...

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 performances and we’ll be hosting three nights of QUAD’s Summer Nights Film Festival in August/September.

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 evening.

Two actors from Chapterhouse rehearsing the play Sense and Sensibility

Enjoy some outdoor theatre at Shugborough 

What's better than enjoying some outdoor entertainment? See what theatre performances we have for you.

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.

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 outdoor theatre and an opera.