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Play, Fri 4 Aug 2017

Shakespeare in the Inner Bailey

Shakespeare in the Inner Bailey


The comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream was written between 1590 and 1597 around the time George Clifford became Queen’s Champion. A story of order and disorder, reality and appearance and love and marriage performed outdoors in the Inner Bailey. An evening for the whole family to enjoy.

Food and beverage available.

Tickets on sale now!

Camping and Non-Camping tickets available.

Camping will be available from 2pm for two evenings.

GLAMP IT UP: We are happy to be teaming up with Belle Hotel at Appleby Castle, who will be offering a more luxurious version of camping. 4metre Bell Tents will be pitched and ready for you on the cinema site. They sleep up to 4 and come in a variety of different furnishing levels either complete with 1 or 2 double airbeds bedding, rugs, cushions and lanterns or just bare if you’d rather bring your own equipment. You must purchase a Shakepeare ticket and or a Picnic Cinema ticket prior to booking your Bell tent.

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 4 Aug 2017 19:00


Adults £9 Children £5 Family £20


Appleby in Westmorland,
CA16 6XH


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 10
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair


  • Unfortunately Appleby Castle is a Grade I listed building and the keep is an ancient monument. For this reason we are unable to erect wheel chair access ramps, although we are looking into a removable ramp. We are unable to offer disabled access throughout the castle.

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