Stamford Shakespeare Company


Little Casterton, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 4BH

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Join the thousands of people who attend the annual Stamford Shakespeare Season in the delightfuil grounds of Tolethorpe Hall. The Season attracts over 34500 people every year throughout the UK and overseas.

The fabulous garden overlooking classic English parkland is thwe perfect setting for the Rutland Open Air Theatre nestling in the grouns of the Elizabethan Tolethorpe Hall, just a few minutes off the A1 near Stamford.

The open air stage is set against an idyllic woodland glade. The raked, 600 seat auditorium with comfortable seating is protected from summer showers by a unique permanent canopy making it the only theatre of its kind in Europe. No performance is ever cancelled because of rain.

Excellent facilities include an on site car park, a popular picnic area on the lawn, in the hall, a theatre bar adjacent to a spacious orangery, and a 90 seat restaurant enjoyed by theatre goers every summer.

Take your seat protected from summer showers beneath the permanent canopy and see a stage like no other....



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets


  • On-site catering


  • Free Parking

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  • Public toilets

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  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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The nearest railway station is Stamford, which is 4 miles away.

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