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Carew Castle to play host to open air theatre spectaculars this summer

Open air theatre will return to Carew Castle this August with three exciting events in the recently voted “Pembrokeshire’s Best Visitor Attraction” venue.

The Castle, which is managed by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, will play host to three Tuesday evening performances of open air theatre.

Carew Castle and Tidal Mill Manager, Daisy Hughes said: “Our open air theatre performances are extremely popular and with shows to suit fans of both classic and contemporary, we would suggest booking early to avoid disappointment.

“Please make sure you bring the items suggested below with you so that you’ll be fully prepared for the evening’s entertainment, whatever the weather.”

Robin Hood and his merry men at Carew Castle

Open air theatre returns to Carew Castle this August with a performance of Robin Hood and his Merry Men on 7 August.

Families will enjoy shenanigans in Sherwood Forest, with a Chapterhouse Theatre Company production of Robin Hood and his Merry Men on 7 August, with evil schemes, heroic rescues and plenty of fun.

Doors open at 5.45pm, show starts at 6.30pm.

The Midnight Gang

David Walliams’ best-selling children’s book The Midnight Gang has been adapted for the outdoor stage and will be performed at Carew Castle on 21 August.

Then on 21 August, another of David Walliams’ hilarious books will be brought to life, with Heartbreak Productions returning to the Castle for the theatrical premiere of The Midnight Gang, which has been adapted for the outdoor stage.

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice will whisk you back to the 19th century on 28 August.

Doors open at 5.45pm, show starts at 6.30pm. Booking is essential. For Jane Austen fans, join Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy as Heartbreak Productions whisk you back to the 19th century with a magical production of Pride and Prejudice. on 28 August.

Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. Booking is essential.

To book tickets for any of the shows contact Carew Castle on 01646 651782. Robin Hood and His Merry Men can also be booked via See Tickets on 0871 220 0260 or online at

Tickets for all events are £15 for adults, £12.50 for concessions, £10 for children and £46 for a family of four (two adults and two children).

Tickets are non-refundable and the performances will go ahead in wet weather.

Those attending either event will need to bring a rug or low backed chair to sit on, a picnic and suitable clothing to ensure they’re settled in for an enjoyable evening.

The Castle and Tidal Mill are open every day throughout the summer from 10am-5pm (last admission at 4.30pm), with the new Nest tearoom serving light lunches and homemade cakes.

For more information on all the events taking place at Carew Castle and Tidal Mill, visit

Published 02 August 2018

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