Festival Dates:

Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th July 2018

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Wells Theatre Festival

Complementing the current Wells Literary, Arts, Comedy and Food festivals, the Theatre Festival aims to attract a theatre-going public of all ages, whilst also encouraging young people to participate in theatre practice.

This Year’s Festival

The first Wells Theatre Festival will take place from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th July 2018. It will present classic drama by well-known artists alongside exciting, emerging theatre-makers. The festival will feature a community production of Romeo and Juliet, performed on the lawn in front of Wells Cathedral on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th July.

Performances and workshops will take place in venues around Wells including the Cathedral Green, Wells Museum, Cedars Hall, Wells Almshouses Chapel, Little Theatre, The Globe Inn and The Bishop’s Barn. Oscar winning actress, Dame Judi Dench and renowned Director, Sir Richard Eyre are patrons for the festival. Follow Wells Theatre Festival on Twitter and Facebook to get news of tickets and events.

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