Open Air Theatre

At Newstead Abbey


Enjoy the manicured gardens and beautiful ruins of Newstead Abbey, the ancestral home of Romantic poet Lord Byron, before checking out the open air theatre lined up for the summer.

For all bookings, please click the BOOK NOW button above. For more information about indivdual productions, please click the website link at the top of this page.  


Macbeth (Three Inch Fools) – Sunday 16 June | Gates: 6pm

Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s infamous Scottish play, Macbeth

Treasure Island (Chapterhouse) – Friday 19 July | Gates: 5pm

A brand-new adaptation of everyone’s favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. 

Wuthering Heights (Heartbreak) – Sunday 28 July | Gates: 5pm

Emily Brontë's iconic tale of a timeless love affair between two restless souls as wild and untamed as the bleak Yorkshire moors

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Chapterhouse) – Thursday 1 August | Gates: 6pm

Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies, and hilarious travelling players.

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Newstead Abbey

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