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Outdoor theatre: Hamlet

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men invite you to join them this summer, in their 20th year, for Hamlet. Pack a picnic and a chair or blanket, and come along to a magical evening of entertainment.

  • Booking essential

'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark'

Driven to distraction by the grief of his father’s death and the path that lies ahead of him, Hamlet is forced to confront his deepest fears and in doing so questions himself, those around him and the very nature of existence.

Thrilling, moving and deeply human this stunning play seeks answers to life’s biggest questions and, in doing so, holds up a mirror to all our natures.

The Lord Chamberlain's Men present this play as Shakespeare himself would have first seen it, in the open air, with an all male cast and Elizabethan costumes, music and dance.

Pack a picnic to enjoy from 6pm before the performance begins at 7pm.

Assistance dogs only allowed at this performance.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £18.00
Child £11.00
Group Family - (2 Adults & 2 Under 16's)£50.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 01202 883402 (Infomation only)

Meeting point

This performance will take place on the South Lawn of Kingston Lacy. Gates open from 6pm at Visitor Reception, please wait here to have your tickets checked.

What to bring and wear

Please bring your own seating and wear suitable clothing for weather conditions. Low back chairs and tables are welcome, gazebos and BBQs are not permitted. Assistance dogs only allowed.


Accessible to wheelchair users. If you need to hire a wheelchair or mobility scooter for the evening, please let the property know in advance on 01202 883402. Assistance dogs only allowed at this performance.

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