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This summer Edinburgh Zoo will host the wonderful Chapterhouse Theatre who will be performing their productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Set on our main lawn, amid the backdrop of our stunning Mansion House, this is the perfect way to safely enjoy open air theatre.

Doors open for the events at 6:15pm with the show starting at 7pm.

Bring rugs/chairs along to enjoy with the show. There will be a range of food and drink options to purchase during the performance.

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Star-crossed Athenian lovers, playful fairies and hilarious traveling players make for an unforgettable performance of magical theatre in magical surroundings. Enjoy a wonderful evening of Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy, complete with beautiful Elizabethan costumes and a splendid musical score. A glorious welcome back to theatre amid the most beautiful surroundings for family, friends, and children of all ages.

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters. From the unforgettable White Rabbit and the madcap Mad Hatter to the terrifying Queen of Hearts, Alice’s journey couldn’t be filled with more mystery and adventure in a show alive with song, dance and original music.

Children old and young alike are invited to come in their favourite Wonderland costumes and join in a Wonderland Parade during the show.

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Please see ticket prices below. Please note that all tickets are subject to a booking fee in addition to the prices listed.

Adult: £18.00

Child: £11.00

Adult Member: £15.50

Child Member: £9.50

Under 3s: Free

Carer (ID Required): Free

Reserved undercover seating: £20.00 (includes a food and drink voucher)

Pre-Theatre Package

Our Pre-Theatre Package includes entry to Edinburgh Zoo during the day, a two-course dinner in our Grasslands Restaurant at 5:15pm and your ticket to our magical outdoor theatre performance. This is the perfect way to spend a wonderful day at Edinburgh Zoo this summer.

With all our daytime health and safety measures in place, including extra toilets, social distancing, and extra hand-washing stations, all you will need to do is buy a ticket and enjoy the performances.

Pre-Theatre Package – Adult:  £50.00

Pre-Theatre Package Child: £30.00

Pre-Theatre Package Adult Member: £33.00

Pre-Theatre Package Child Member: £21.00

Pre-Theatre Package Unders: £5.50

Pre-Theatre Package Carer (ID Required): £18.00




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