For the sixth year running, we’ll be welcoming the incomparable Illyria theatre company back to Castle Gardens this summer, with their humorous adaptations of The Three Musketeers, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Shakespeare’s, The Taming of the Shrew.

Taking their critically acclaimed open-air theatre to the most prestigious and stunning locations throughout the UK and beyond, Illyria never fails to ignite roaring laughter and rapturous applause amongst the audience. All you need is a picnic, rug and a sense of humour, braced for an evening of fantastic entertainment.

This summer’s Illyria performances will take place at Castle Gardens on:

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Saturday 20 June

The Three Musketeers – Thursday 2 July

The Taming of the Shrew – Tuesday 4 August

Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7:30pm start and tickets are on sale from Castle Gardens or online via