Classic theatre in the open air

HOLME for Gardens at West Holme, Wareham, is the beautiful setting for two classic plays in the open air this summer.

Theatre lovers can picnic with family and friends when Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Sense and Sensibility and The Importance of Being Earnest.

In Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.

This timeless classic follows the sisters as they fall in love and experience heartbreak for the first time in their quest to strike a balance between sense and sensibility.

The performance is on Friday, July 7, at 6pm.

Oscar Wilde’s finest and most eccentric romantic comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest, features a cast of unforgettable and larger than life characters.

The delightful Cecily, the roguish Algernon and the formidable Lady Bracknell are sure to keep the audience wildly entertained.

Wilde’s hilarious tale of double lives and mistaken identities is staged on Sunday, July 30, at 6pm.

For tickets, visit or phone 0871 220 0260.

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