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Dorothy Clive Garden to host open-air production of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th August 2012 (12th June 2012)

The Dorothy Clive Garden is to host an open-air production of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, a comedy by William Shakespeare performed by the Folksy Theatre Company, on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th August 2012 at 6.30pm.

The performance will take place outdoors in the garden at the Belvedere Pavilion, commencing at 6.30pm, and visitors are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets, folding chairs to enjoy the open air production.

Gates are open from 5.00pm and picnics can also be ordered from the garden tearoom before the event.

Event Organiser, Julia Roberts, said, ‘The Dorothy Clive Garden lends itself perfectly to an open-air Shakespeare performance. After the incredible success of last year’s production, we are thrilled to be inviting the Folksy Theatre back for a second year. The comedy ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, happens to be one of my personal favourites and the Folksy Theatre Company promise to delight and inspire their audiences with clever direction, talented actors and enormous amounts of energy. ’

Tickets are available and priced at £12.00 for an adult, £8.00 for pensioners and students, £6.00 for a child and £30.00 for a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children).

To purchase tickets either go to the link or call the Dorothy Clive Garden on 01630 647 237 or email

Alternatively you can call Lee Hardwick, of Folksy theatre, on 01270764540 or email

To order a garden picnic from the Dorothy Clive Garden tea room, please call 01630 647 237 or email

Visitors can also delight in the intimate and informal gardens set amidst glorious countryside with seasonal plant delights such as crocosmia, daylilies and heliopsis and various other herbaceous plants.