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Frequently Asked Questions

Will chairs be provided at the show?

A small number of chairs will be provided and prioritised for those who need them. You are welcome to bring your own.

Are children welcome?
 

Our shows are always open to children of all ages, however parental discretion is advised for some of Shakespeare’s more violent plays.

Is food and drink allowed?

We encourage people to bring food and drink, unless otherwise stated by the venue.

Is photography allowed?

Yes, and we encourage you to share on social media and tag the festival!

Are dogs allowed?

You are welcome to bring well behaved dogs, unless otherwise stated by the venue.

Will toilets be available?


This is dependent on the venue but we always strive to have accessible bathrooms, of some sort, available at every show.

How long will the show be?

A running time will be provided for each show on their designated event page but a general time we stick by is:

2hrs 30mins (including interval) for a Standard Show
1hrs 30mins (max) for an Experimental Show