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Imprisoned Kings, military history, home of a Princess and loveable donkeys - come explore the fascinating history of Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight.

Imprisoned Kings, military history, home of a Princess and loveable donkeys - come explore the fascinating history of Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight.

The Castle is best known as the place where King Charles I was imprisoned before his execution in 1649 but that is only a small part of this castles 800 years of history.

There are all the ingredients here for a great value family day out in the Isle of Wight. Children will love dressing up as Norman soldiers or Civil War troopers, and meeting the castle's famous donkeys who have been drawing up water for hundreds of years. 

Don't miss The New Princess Beatrice Garden, designed by TV presenter and award winning garden designer, Chris Beardshaw. The tranquil castle chapel and museum with its fascinating Charles I memorabilia.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Start Date
21st June 2019, 7:30 pm

End Date
22nd June 2019, 10:00 pm

Details

Kick back in the open air at Carisbrooke Castle, and relax to a performance of Shakespeare's beloved comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Be whisked away on an enchanting journey to the most magical of forests, where you'll meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players, not to mention master mischief-maker Puck, and a love potion or two. As paths cross and games are played out, our heroes will find that the road to true love is anything but smooth...

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Fri 21 - Sat 22 Jun 2019. Gates open at 6.30pm for the start of the performance at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from the Castle reception desk.

We highly recommend reserving your tickets as places are limited. To reserve your tickets, please call the castle on 01983 522107 (Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm).

It is recommended that guests bring their preferred seating.

Prices:
Adults: £8
Concessions: £7
Children: £6
Family: £25
Under 5's: Free

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