Wyndham Park to host outdoor Shakespeare spectacular

Magical open air theatre awaits visitors to Grantham's Wyndham Park this summer as for the first time it hosts William Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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'Shakespeare in the Park' funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big Lottery Fund will see part of the park transformed into a stage with a woodland backdrop to host performances from Wednesday July 19 to Saturday July 22.

Evening performances will start at 7pm with an additional matinee also featuring on July 22 at 2.30pm and provide a great opportunity to picnic in the picturesque park whilst enjoying the play.

The MJH Productions event in association with Grantham College will see some of the county's most talented drama students perform.

Tickets are on sale now can be purchased at www.wyndhamparkgrantham.co.uk/shakespeare or by calling 01476 406158.

Performing Arts students, producer Matt Hewitt and key Wyndham Park personnel welcomed the launch of Shakespeare in the Park

Producer Matt Hewitt has a career spanning over three decades in theatre as an actor, director and producer and has recently produced the widely acclaimed student editions of Les Misérables and Miss Saigon.

He said: "This contemporary take on a mysterious and comical classic should be a wonderful few days and a cultural journey into one of Sir William Shakespeare's finest plays that visitors to the park can marvel at.

"Book your tickets today and come and support local students exploring this fairy fantasy tale in the backdrop of a great park."