Think of the Cotswolds and you’ll probably think of the countryside, relaxation, and peace and quiet. And you would...
We have some some real treats waiting for you if you want to take in a show while staying in a nearby Cotswolds holiday cottage.
A good place to start would be The Theatre in Chipping Norton. This is much-loved in the immediate area and beyond. It certainly makes for a great place to go when you’re staying nearby. Known by some – rather affectionately – as the Chippy Theatre, it provides a wide variety of events. These include comedy, music evenings and shows.
BOOK YOUR STAY in Top Barn in Ascott near Chipping Norton.
Elsewhere the Cotswold Playhouse can be found in Stroud. Head up to Parliament Street and see if you can get tickets for a current production. Examples of productions the Cotswold Players have been working on recently include Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Aspects of Love.
BOOK YOUR STAY in Slad Manor in Slad near Stroud.
Meanwhile if you are staying in a Cotswolds holiday cottage near Cheltenham, why not look out for the Bacon Theatre? This too offers a wide selection of performances, including musical events and stage shows. It’s a good place to see amateur productions that might just feature one or two famous names of the future.
We also have The Longborough Opera House in Moreton-in-Marsh. Set in beautiful surroundings, you can take in such operatic productions as Xerxes and Le Nozze di Figaro.
BOOK YOUR STAY in Cotswold House in Moreton-in-Marsh.
Back in Cheltenham you can head for the Everyman Theatre. There’s a café and bar here, which provide the ideal places to go in between shows. You can book tickets for shows such as A Murder is Announced, La Traviata and Puttin’ on the Ritz. As you can see there is a real mix of delights to look forward to here.
You might also want to check out the Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury, a medieval market town in the Cotswolds area. With a 370-seat auditorium, this is a small yet intimate theatre that puts on a variety of shows. These include live performances as well as cinema events and other youth theatre events.
As you can see, theatre-goers in the Cotswolds are offered plenty of options, whether you book in advance or seek tickets when you arrive on holiday, there’s a good chance you could take in a show during your time in the Cotswolds.