National Trust sites are set to offer visitors action-packed evenings of laughter and relaxation this summer.

From an open-air theatre and outdoor cinema to live music concerts, there will be something for the whole family to enjoy at National Trust sites across Worcestershire.

Friends and family can gather for memorable out-of-hours entertainment set against beautiful backdrops at historic sites. 

Outdoor music concertOutdoor music concert (Image: National Trust Images/Arnhel De Serra)

Take a look at just some of the outdoor evening events highlights at National Trust places near you this summer:


Hanbury Hall

Enjoy an evening of alfresco theatre at Hanbury Hall this summer against the backdrop of the beautiful gardens.

Award-winning Illyria Theatre will return for four entertaining shows: a fun, family musical adaptation of The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle on Saturday, July 27, a gripping performance of Romeo and Juliet on Saturday, August 10, Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Gondoliers on Saturday, August 17, and an evening of mystery with The Hound of the Baskervilles on Saturday, September 7.

Experience the sun setting over the gardens as you immerse yourself in an evening Yoga Nidra class with local teacher Emma Blunston on Thursday, July 25 and Thursday, August 22.

The class combines meditation and visualisation, guiding you on a journey of deep relaxation.

Visit the Hanbury Hall website to book tickets at

Bring the family along for open-air theatre Bring the family along for open-air theatre (Image: National Trust Images/Rob Stothard)

Greyfriars House and Garden

Enjoy an evening of open-air theatre in the pretty walled garden at Greyfriars, tucked away in the heart of Worcester city centre.

With a wide range of performances, there is something for everybody enjoy, including the family show ‘Treasure Island’ and Oscar Wilde's classic ‘An Ideal Husband’ performed by DOT Productions on Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26. 

‘Wilde about Oscar’ will also be performed by Don’t Go Into The Cellar Theatre Company on Friday, August 2 whilst P.G. Wodehouse’s ‘Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves’ will take to the stage on Thursday, August 8 followed by ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ on Friday, August 16.

Discover more at after-hours walks and talksDiscover more at after-hours walks and talks (Image: National Trust Images/Richard Scott)

Both will be performed by Tethered Wits Theatre Company.

Book tickets via the Greyfriars website at