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Outdoor Theatre Festival - Take 2

Everyman Open Air Theatre FestivalJust as the Lord Chamberlein's Men's Midsummer Night's Dream tour of Welsh castles comes to an end the Everyman Theartre company's open air summer theatre festival gets going. 

In the stunning setting of the St Fagans National History Museum on the outskirts of Cardiff the festival will comprise 36 performances of 4 different plays over the course of course of 25 days throughout July.

First held over just 1 week in 1983 the festival has expanded over the years to become one of the biggest in South Wales.

This years performances are:
The Pirates of Penzance by W.S. Gilbert & Sir Arthur Sullivan - July 6-16
Shadwell Opera: Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten - 10 July
The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare - July 20-30
Old King Cole by Ken Campbell - July 23-30

More information is available from the Everyman Theatre Festival website

(Image courtesy of Everyman Theatre Festival)

Mid Summer Dreams

Raglan CastleSummer evening were made for lounging around, and here in Southern Wales there'll be plenty of opportunities to do just that, all whilst enjoying some great entertainment courtesy of the Lord Chamberlain's Men touring theatre company.

They'll be taking to the stage at some of our most historic sites for a series of spectacular open air productions.  This year they'll be performing Shakespeare's classic comedy A Midsummer's Night Dream

Performances are due to take place at:
Raglan Castle - 1 June
Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre - 2 June
Chepstow Castle - 3 June
Cardiff Castle - 30 June-2 July

For more information visit The Lord Chamberlein's Men's Website