Theatre by the Water

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This summer you are in for a treat as Illyria touring theatre return to the Lake District with a performance of William Shakespeare’s ‘A Comedy of Errors’ & Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’.

The audience will be captivated by these stories and bowled over by the stunning location, as the performances take at Brantwood’s idyllic lakeside meadow on the shores of Coniston Water. These one night performances will take place on Tuesday 25th July & Tuesday 22nd August. So if you are looking for a rip-roaring performance to tickle you on a summers evening look no further!

The performances are suitable for all ages 8+. Tickets are priced at £11.50 for adults and £8.50 for children. The gates for both performances will open at 6pm with proceedings commencing at 7pm. Please bring your own seating, a rug and perhaps a picnic. Coniston Launch will also be providing a special ferry service to Brantwood leaving Coniston boat landings at 6.15pm, tickets for the show and boats are available from Brantwood.

If this tickles your fancy why not make a short break of it book some accommodation nearby? Stay in a cosy retreat like Rose Loft, Coniston. Perfectly situated this stylish abode is the perfect place to tarry pre and post performance.

Centrally located and within easy walking distance of all the local village amenities, this bright and contemporary property which sleeps 4 is perfect for couples and friends wishing to explore the surrounding area. Rose Loft offers a modern twist on the traditional Lakeland cottage, including superb panoramic views from the sky lights in the living area.

A short break in July coinciding with Illyria’s performance of ‘A Comedy of Errors’ from Monday 24 - Friday 28 July costs just £483.00

Rose Loft, Coniston

Brantwood Outdoor Theatre Info