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The Comedy of Errors (presented by The Handlebards)

Join the troupe at Clumber Park for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of Errors’ like you’ve never seen before.

  • Booking essential

Pedalling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are a four-strong troupe of actors who are spending the summer bringing environmentally sustainable Shakespeare to venues across the UK.

Join the troupe at Clumber Park for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of Errors’ like you’ve never seen before. When two sets of estranged twins are brought together on the same island, this classic comedy takes hold, with mistaken identity, music and manic costume changes a plenty.

This is an outdoor production, so please bring a chair or blanket to sit on, a picnic to dig into, and dress for the weather!

Doors open at 6pm, so bring a picnic and come and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. – Chairs, picnics, blankets and any other low level accessories are welcome. – In case of rain, please don’t bring umbrellas as they block sight-lines for other audience members. Ponchos and raincoats are just as fetching, so please wear these instead. – This is an outdoors performance and surfaces may be uneven. There are accessible paths leading to the lawn which is a short distance from the car park. There is also an accessible toilet near the performance area – if you have any access related questions ahead of the performance please get in touch!

Please remember there is limited signal and internet at Clumber Park.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult Standard£19.50
Child 12 and under£5.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
21 and under£12.50
Early Bird£16.50

The basics

Booking details

Call 01909511015 Please note, in booking these tickets you will be directed to a 3rd party website.

Suitability

This event welcomes children accompanied by adults.

Meeting point

This theatre performance will be held on the Parsonage lawn which visitors can access via Chapel walk or past the front of the cafe (Duke's study).

What to bring and wear

Patrons are required to bring a chair/blanket/something to sit on. Seating is not provided. We advise bringing a picnic and suitable clothing and footwear for the weather.

Accessibility

The route to the Parsonage lawn is accessible but please note that the seating area is grass. Only assistance dogs are permitted at this performance.

Other

– Under 5’s are free – no ticket needed. – Tickets will also be available to purchase on the day at the venue for £20 each. – You can bring your tickets digitally, on a phone or tablet, so save the trees and please don’t print them. Please remember there is limited signal and internet at Clumber Park.

Contact info

Clumber Programming and Partnerships Team

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