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A Midsummer Night's Dream' | Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Richmond  | Wed 28th July 2021 Lineup

A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in Richmond

Wednesday 28th July - Wednesday 11th August 2021

Wed 8:00pm til Wed 10:30pm

No age restrictions

The picture-perfect setting for a summer's evening watching 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' under the stars.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream' on Wednesday 28th July - Wednesday 11th August 2021

The idyllic grounds of the Kew Gardens will play host to 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' from 28 July to 29 August 2021.

Staged beneath the heritage trees at the Berberis Dell, Kew Gardens provides the picture-perfect setting for a summer's evening with Shakespeare under the stars.

This beguiling comedy of enchantment and transformation is brought to life within a dream-like woodland, filled with feuding fairies, eloping lovers and a hapless troupe of actors.

There's magic in the air alongside wild thyme, oxlips, nodding violets, luscious woodbine, sweet musk roses and eglantine. It's an alfresco romp peppered with contemporary references.

Into the mix add a spellbinding potion and a mischievous sprite for a summer night of mayhem like no other.

From 28 July - 29 August 2021. Performance times Tues - Sun: 8pm. Enter via Victoria Gate.
Running Time: 2 hours 20 mins including intermission. No performances scheduled on 10 - 11 August 2021.
Gates open 1.5 hours before start of the performance and guests may enjoy the gardens prior to the show.

Pack a picnic and a blanket or picnic chair to sit on. (Knives and picnic tables are prohibited).
Food and beverages will also be available for purchase during the evening.
Please bring something cosy for when the sun sets and a raincoat in case of inclement weather.

Date and Time: On Wednesday July 28, 2021 at 8:00 pm (ends Sunday August 29, 2021 at 10:30 pm)

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