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A Midsummer Night’s Dream at National Trust Wimpole Estate

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy!

  • 16th August 2024 - 16th August 2024
  • 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm

One of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows three storylines as they are tangled together by fae trickster Puck; four young lovers traverse an enchanted forest on Midsummer’s night, The Faerie King Oberon and Queen Titania feud with one another, and a travelling troupe present a play within a play. Believed to have been written in 1595 or 1596 to celebrate an aristocratic wedding, ours is a story of order and chaos, waking and dreaming, and love and marriage. 

Let yourself be whisked away on an enchanting journey to the most magical of forests and meet bewitched lovers, playful fairies, and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes, a wonderful musical score and fine performances come together to make this an evening of unmissable summer garden theatre.

“Filled with visual flair and comic sparkle”
The Stage

Picnic with family and friends in the picturesque surroundings of some of the UK and Ireland’s most stunning open-air venues for the perfect evening of magical theatre in magical surroundings.

Tickets and Information from 


Wimpole Estate Enquiries 01223 206 000

Please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wimpole-estate

Adult £20 / Child £12 / Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £55

 Gates open at 5.30pm

Please bring your own rugs or low-back seating


Did you know?

First World War poet Rupert Brooke studied at King’s College, Cambridge, and spent time living in Grantchester. He was so enamoured with the Cambridgeshire village he penned one of his most famous works, The Old Vicarage, about his home there.