Shakespeare in Stirling

I love being outside, love theatre, and love Shakespeare’s romantic comedies so had always wanted to go to a Shakespeare in the park production when I lived in the US. I had heard about Bard in the Botanics but wasn’t sure about buying tickets to something that could end up being soaking wet and cold.
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Seeing an advert for Chapterhouse Theatre’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream closer to home at Stirling castle was too good a chance to pass up.
Last Thursday after work, Honey and I brought our camp chairs, warm and waterproof layers, flasks of hot tea, and snacks and joined the rest of the audience in the castle’s gardens.
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It was a lovely night- a very entertaining cast, relaxed atmosphere, and a chance to connect with some summer magic. Oh, and it even stayed dry. I’ll definitely risk the rain for an outdoor production again.

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