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Carew Castle to play host to open air theatre spectaculars this summer

Open air theatre will return to Carew Castle this August with two exciting events building on the success of last year’s sell-out season.

The Castle, which is managed by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, will play host to two Sunday evening performances packed with plenty of laughter.

Open air theatre returns to Carew Castle this August with s performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on 6 August.
Open air theatre returns to Carew Castle this August with a performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on 6 August.​

Carew Castle and Tidal Mill Manager, Daisy Hughes said: “Our open air theatre performances proved extremely popular last year and with shows to suit fans of both classic and contemporary, we would suggest booking early to avoid disappointment.

“Please make sure you bring the items suggested below with you so that you’ll be fully prepared for the evening’s entertainment, whatever the weather.”

For lovers of Shakespearean comedy, Chapterhouse Theatre Company will return to Carew with a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on 6 August, bringing the legendary bard’s comic play to life.

Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm.

You can book tickets for A Midsummer Night’s Dream by calling the Castle on 01646 651782 or by contacting See Tickets on 0871 220 0260 or online at www.seetickets.com. Hot drinks will be available to purchase on-site.

Then on 20 August, another of David Walliams’ hilarious books will be brought to life, with Heartbreak Productions returning to the Castle for the theatrical premiere of Billionaire Boy, which has been adapted for the outdoor stage.

Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. Booking is essential

To book tickets for Billionaire Boy contact Carew Castle on 01646 651782.

Tickets for both events are £15 for adults, £12.50 for concessions, £10 for children and £44 for a family of four (two adults and two children).

David Walliams’ best-selling children’s book Billionaire Boy has been adapted for the outdoor stage and will be performed at Carew Castle on 20 August.
David Walliams’ best-selling children’s book Billionaire Boy has been adapted for the outdoor stage and will be performed at Carew Castle on 20 August. 

Tickets are non-refundable and the performances will go ahead in wet weather.

Those attending either event will need to bring a rug or low backed chair to sit on, a picnic and suitable clothing to ensure they’re settled in for an enjoyable evening.

The Castle and Tidal Mill are open every day throughout the summer from 10am-5pm (last admission at 4.30pm).

For more information on all the events taking place at Carew Castle and Tidal Mill, visit www.carewcastle.com.

Published 25 July 2017


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