Gates open 6pm, 7pm start
Saturday 1st July 2023 |


Illyria: Twelfth Night (open-air theatre)

Saturday 1st July, gates open 6pm, Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden, £20

Illyria present Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Following a shipwreck, Viola is washed-up in Illyria, where she disguises herself as a man and starts working for Count Orsino. The lovesick Orsino sends ‘him’ to lady Olivia to woo her on his behalf but Viola’s efforts are so successful that Olivia falls for Viola rather than Orsino. Meanwhile, Olivia’s carousing uncle Sir Toby Belch crosses swords with her steward Malvolio and devises a wicked plan to humiliate him. It could all end in tears – even if most of them are of laughter.

Early booking is recommended for this ever-popular event.

Bring your own seating and a picnic – places are unreserved. This event is not suitable for children under 10. Organisers request that attendees do not bring dogs (aside from guide dogs).

Open-air theatre venue: Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden WA4 3EA. The gates open at 6pm for a 7pm start.

Thank you to Maddox Funeral Directors for sponsoring this event.


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