Open Air Cinema & Theatre Yorkshire Summer 2022

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Adventure Cinema at Shibden Park

17th to 19th June 2022
A beautiful scenic park on the edge of Halifax. Part of the Shibden Estate with the historic Shibden Hall a main attraction. Screenings are held next to the lake.

Bolton Abbey open air cinema

Luna Cinema at Bolton Abbey

23rd and 24th August 2022
An outdoor cinema experience is coming to Thorp Perrow this summer, so gather your friends and family together and enjoy these block-buster movies and Thorp Perrow Hall as the beautiful backdrop.

sewerby hall

Adventure Cinema at Sewerby Hall

26th to 28th August 2022
Offering spectacular views of the sea and countryside from its unique clifftop position, this Grade I-listed Georgian country house has stood since the 18th century. Boasting acres of parkland, as well as a zoo featuring monkeys, raccoon dogs, micro pigs and more, this is a truly magical spot for a cinematic retreat.

Owlerton Stadium

Adventure Cinema at Owlerton Stadium

1st and 2nd June and 20th and 21st July 2022
Sheffield's Owlerton Stadium was built in 1929, with a new state-of-the-art conference centre opening 90 years later. Home to both greyhound and stock car racing events, as well as the Sheffield Tigers Speedway team, we look forward to welcoming you back for more cinematic adventures at this cherished site of Sheffield history.

Luna Drive in sign

Luna Drive in at Harewood House

23rd to 25th August 2022
Built in the 18th century, Harewood House is a gorgeous combination of breathtaking architecture and immaculate grounds, and provides the ultimate setting for a night of cinema under the stars! The Luna Cinema returns to these magnificent grounds this August to bring you a trio of epic films on the big screen.

Greenhead Park Outdoor cinema

Adventure Cinema at Greenhead Park, Huddersfield

23rd to 25th September 2022
Greenhead Park is one of the largest parks in Huddersfield, and is both an English Heritage Grade II-listed property and a wildlife conservation area. Featuring an ornamental lake, Italian gardens and a miniature steam railway, among other attractions, it's a beautifully tranquil site for an outdoor cinema adventure.

Big Screen at Bradford Family Film

Bradford Family Film Festival Festival

throughout August 2022
From the Bradford Big Screen in City Park, to the pop up cinema space in the Oastler market, to a range of community cinemas we have some amazing titles for all tastes. Blockbuster ‘feel good’ films such as Encanto through to the classic retro of Back to the Future to the hilarious Sing 2 and Kung Fu Panda.

Luna Drive in sign

Adventure Cinema Wentworth Woodhouse

22nd to 24th July 2022
If you've seen 'Darkest Hour' or 'Downton Abbey', you'll be familiar with this iconic Grade 1-listed house. Hundreds of years old and surrounded by thousands of acres of stunning park land, there's a reason filmmakers are drawn to it - and as a site for outdoor cinema, we couldn't resist either.

Castle Howard open air cinema

Adventure Cinema at Castle Howard

12th to 14th August 2022
Five movies over three nights with the stunning backdrop of Castle Howard

Burton Constable

Adventure Cinema at Burton Constable

24th to 26th June 2022
The oldest parts of this spectacular Elizabethan country house date back to the 12th century, but we're bringing it bang up to date with a sophisticated outdoor cinema experience. Grab your camping chair and join us in its 300-acre park, designed by legendary English landscape architect Capability Brown, for a day out you won't soon forget.

Bolton Abbey open air cinema

Luna Cinema at Bolton Abbey

23rd and 24th August 2022
An outdoor cinema experience is coming to Thorp Perrow this summer, so gather your friends and family together and enjoy these block-buster movies and Thorp Perrow Hall as the beautiful backdrop.

Open Air Theatre

Open Air Theatre at Harlow Carr

Hamlet The Comedy at RHS Harlow Carr

5th and 6th July 2022
Oddsocks Productions return to RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 July with another high-energy, feel-good show. Pack your picnic and join with family or a group of friends for music, magic and mayhem as the festival favourites bring Hamlet The Comedy to the beautiful grounds of Harlow Carr.

pride and prejudice outdoor theatre

Pride and Prejudice - Chapterhouse Theatre

20th and 22nd July 2022
Take a step back in time as we meet Elizabeth Bennett and her sisters. Whilst their interfering mother engineers various courtships, Elizabeth and Jane must pursue their own quest for true love.
20th at Harewood House
22nd at Burnby Hall Gardens

Midsummer nights Dream Dukes Theatre

Midsummer Nights Dream

5th, 6th and 7th July 2022
The Duke’s Theatre Company returns after their critically acclaimed adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. This original production for Summer 2022 features live music, beautiful design and theatrical magic.
Sheffield Amphitheatre 5th July
Wakefield Nostell Priory 6th and 7th


Cinderella, Chapterhouse Theatre

In an enchanted kingdom in a faraway land magical creatures and fairy godmothers come together to tell the best loved of all fairytales. Full of song, mirth, and joy for the summer ahead, join us on Cinderella’s journey of a lifetime to a magical ball where nearly anything is possible especially if it is before midnight.
17th July, Valley Gardens, Harrogate
12th August, Burnby Hall Gardens

The Lord Chamberlain's Men

As You Like - Lord Chamberlain's Men

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men – with a history stretching back to William Shakespeare himself – invite you to join them this summer for the sparkling comedy, As You Like It. One of the UK’s finest touring theatre companies present this great play as Shakespeare first saw it performed – in the open air, by an all male cast and with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance.
17th August 2022, East Riddlesden Hall
19th August 2022, Newby Hall

Awful Auntie - Heartbreak Productions

Awful Auntie - Heartbreak Productions

Awful Auntie by David Walliams, adapted for outdoor theatre by Heartbreak Productions, is a truly thrilling tale. Owls, ghosts, chases, escapes, motorcycle rides, and tiddlywinks all fill Stella’s days as she evades her menacing Aunt and saves the family home.
8th to 10th July, Sheffield Botanical Gardens
31st July, Swinton Bivouac
12th August, Raby Castle
21st August, Burton Constable Hall
25th August, Temple Newsam

Twelfth night

Twelfth Night

Mischief and hilarity in this rip-roaring Shakespearean comedy, fit for all the family. The Three Inch Fools stage inventive, musically-driven theatre in the great outdoors. Our five-strong troupes of actors hit the road with a host of musical instruments, props and costumes, bringing stories to life in innovative and unexpected ways.
29th July, Scampston Hall
31st July, Farnley Hall

Gunpowder Plot

The Gunpowder Plot

An explosive evening of short fuses and tall tales as five actors try to pull off the most infamous conspiracy in history.
28th July, Wentworth Woodhouse

Story Craft Theatre Kiplin Hall

Once Upon A Time At Kiplin

Goldilocks is missing and we need your help to find her! We’ll be travelling through a whole host of favourite Fairytales and meeting some familiar faces along the way…..Little Red Riding Hood, The Gingerbread Man and some hungry Bears to name a few! Story Craft Theatre offer a fun packed interactive 30 minute show for little folk. There’ll be games, music, puppets and so much more.
1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd August, Kiplin Hall

Peter pan by Illyria

Peter Pan by Illyria

Wendy Darling is certain she saw the face of a boy at her bedroom window 3 floors up – yet no-one believes her. So who can blame her when she agrees to fly away to the idyllic Neverland with him? But is Neverland as perfect as it seems? Or will the evil Captain Hook and his band of pirates kill Peter and rule over it themselves?
16th July, Bolton Abbey

Illyria midsummer nights dream

Mid-Summer Nights Dream by Illyria

Shakespeare’s timeless comic masterpiece explores every colour in the spectrum of love, from arranged marriage to elopement and from infatuation to hatred. Add to this bawdy mix a heady brew of confusion, magic and mischief, and you have the most perfectly frothy comedy for a moonlit summer evening.
6th August, Bolton Abbey

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