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Presented by Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Love quadrangles, potions, fairies, and forests; Midsummer has it all and is a great introduction to Shakespeare's works!

Meanwhile, the Mechanicals are busy preparing a play of their own… This summer we return to Athens for Shakespeare’s great comedy!

Midsummer will be directed by Matthew Hahn as part of the Canterbury Shakespeare Festival. Chairs will not be provided for this performance, please bring your own. Please be aware this performance is outside, so dress for the weather! Directions and further information about all performances can be found at our website:


28th July – 7.30pm

29th July – 7.30pm

30th July – 2pm & 7.30pm

St Margaret’s Churchyard, St Margaret’s St, Canterbury CT1 2TG

Poster artwork by Natcha Chirapiwat (@natchadraws)

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Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Fri 22 July - Sun 14 August 2022
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