The beautiful grounds of the Museum provide the perfect setting for outdoor events this summer, so why not grab a picnic and head to the lawns and enjoy some highly entertaining evenings?

On Saturday 9 June, The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company, who specialise in iconic outdoor theatre, will be returning to the Museum with a new play, Oberon’s Cure – a beautiful poetic play where human and fairy worlds collide, in this hilarious prequel to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Tickets on sale from

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company as they perform magical theatre with Sense and Sensibility under the stars on Wednesday 25 July. As Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society, this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love, make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the first time, in their quest to find a balance between sense and sensibility. Adapted by award-winning writer Laura Turner. Tickets on sale from

Sunset Cinema presents The Greatest Showman on Saturday 1 September. Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, it is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing, to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Tickets on sale from

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