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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd July 2016

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.

Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes, a wonderful new musical score and enchanting woodland creatures go to make this an evening of unmissable summer garden theatre.

Full Chapterhouse Terms and Conditions can be found here

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sunday 3rd July 2016

The Experience

The Royal Enclosure Lodge provides a beautiful backdrop to what promises to be an enchanting weekend of entertainment

Magical theatre in magical surroundings

As part of an action packed programme at Ascot this summer, comprising of high-class racing and events for the whole family to enjoy, secure your place to enjoy a picnic with friends and the perfect evening of magical entertainment in one of the UK’s most elegant open-air venues.

For terms and conditions, covering wet weather contingency plans, please visit the Chapterhouse page here

The perfect evening

With a sunset, picnic and Shakespeare - the perfect summer evening.

Ticket collection will be open from 17:30 on Saturday 2nd July and 13:30 on Sunday 3rd July. The location for ticket collection will be at the entrance of the garden. Please follow signs for Car Park 2 M.

You can use the map from the plan your day that was printed if it would help to have the directions on the website.


Style Guide

Plan Your Day

Food and Drink

There will be a range of food and drink concessions to choose from in the gardens. Please note that these only accept cash. Cash points can be located on Ascot High Street before you enter the venue.


You are invited to bring your own picnics with low-level seating. Tables and chairs are not permitted as these may obscure the view of the stage for others.

Dress for the occasion

There is no compulsory dress code for this event. However, we advise wearing sensible shoes and bringing extra layers to keep warm in the late evening.

Ascot Racecourse Parking & Facilities Map

Parking Prices for A Midsummer Night's Dream

Car parking is free of charge available in Car Park M and the Royal Enclosure Lodge. 

Forward Parking

Dedicated parking facilities are available for disabled customers displaying a Blue Badge. For more information, please email [email protected] or call

+44 (0)844 346 3000

Coach Drivers

Coach drivers can obtain a free Grandstand Admission ticket on production of their PCV or PSV licence and their work docket to any Ticket Office.

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