Palace at the Castle is back after a successful first year, offering a spectacular selection of shows performed outdoors against the unique backdrop of Newark Castle. Join us in its stunning grounds this summer as we once again transport the magic of the theatre to this wonderful historic setting.

Palace at the Castle: Pride & Prejudice
Saturday 23rd July, 7pm

Amidst mistakes and miscommunications, can Elizabeth Bennett finally surpass her prejudices to see past the proud exterior of Mr Darcy? Join Chapterhouse Theatre for a splendid evening this summer to find out.

£18, £11 Child, £50 Family. Under 5s go free.

Palace at the Castle: Jekyll & Hyde
Thursday 28th July, 7pm

Full of unexpected highs and lows, quick costume changes and sharp wit, enjoy this classic novella as one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.

£18, £16 Concession, £55 Family. £12 Schools, available from the Box Office 01636 655755.

Palace at the Castle: The Recruiting Officer
Tuesday 2nd August, 7.30pm

Rain or Shine Theatre Company present this bawdy Restoration comedy by Irish playwright George Farquhar. Be prepared for saucy shenanigans in a hilarious romp awash with deceit, passion, swordfights, and surprises galore!

£15, £14 Concession, £7 Child

Palace at the Castle: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday 11th August, 7pm

There’s plenty to shout about in The Pantaloons’ take on Shakespeare’s timeless summer comedy of masks, music and mistaken identities! A fast-paced, physical and funny new production!

£14.00, £8.50 Child

Palace at the Castle: The Jungle Book
Wednesday 17th August, 11am, 1.30pm & 4pm

Join King Louie in his enchanted world of magic and wonder. Packed with fun, laughter and plenty of audience participation this brand new show is a visual treat for the whole family!

£15.00 Adult, £9.00 Child, £40.00 Family

Palace at the Castle: Alice in Wonderland
Tuesday 23rd August, 4.30pm

Meet some strange and peculiar characters, including the mysterious Cheshire Cat, the wacky Mad Hatter and the foul-tempered Queen of Hearts, in this perfect family show filled with live music and puppetry.

£15, £12 Child, £48 Family

Palace at the Castle: Pirates of Penzance
Friday 2nd September, 7pm

With hilarious melodrama, sharp satire and glittering wit, The Pirates of Penzance is as fresh as if it had been written today, packed with memorable songs like the classic Modern Major General.

£17.00, £9.00 Child

Tickets on sale now!

Pre-bookings will close 24 hours before the event but keep an eye on our social media for availability on the door. An email will be sent to all bookers prior to the show with extra details including current safety guidance. Where available, a family ticket is for 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children. Concessions may apply to children, senior citizens, families, disabled people, registered unemployed, Palace Theatre Members and groups. Not all discounts apply to all shows.  Babies under 12 months go free but please let one of our team know when booking so they can log appropriately. Please note that no alcohol will be allowed at these events. For further terms and conditions please refer to the back of your tickets or contact the Palace Theatre Box Office.