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All the world's a stage at St Andrews Castle

23 May 2012

                                   St Andrews Castle

Come along to the beautiful surroundings of St Andrews Castle where Chapterhouse Theatre will be performing two of Shakespeare’s best loved plays.

On Thursday 7th and Friday 8th June you will be able to enjoy an enchanting performance of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

On Saturday 9th June, they will be performing ‘Romeo and Juliet’, the heartbreaking tale of two star-crossed lovers.

Doors open at 6:30 pm and the performances start at 7:30 pm.

Gillian Urquhart, Assistant Events Manager at Historic Scotland said: “Come along and enjoy the wonderful language of Shakespeare in the unique, historic setting of St Andrews castle.

“There is no seating at these events, so why not bring along a picnic and something  lawn-friendly to sit on.  Hot and cold drinks will be available.”

For information:

Adult £13.50, Concession and Child £9.00

Family ticket (two adults and two children) £40.00

Limited places so please book in advance online at:

Notes for editors:

  • Historic Scotland is an executive agency of the Scottish Government charged with safeguarding the nation’s historic environment. The agency is fully accountable to Scottish Ministers and through them to the Scottish Parliament.

  • The Year of Creative Scotland began on January 1, 2012 and will spotlight and celebrate Scotland’s cultural and creative strengths on a world stage. Through a dynamic and exciting year-long programme of activity celebrating our world-class events, festivals, culture and heritage, the year puts Scotland’s culture and creativity in the international spotlight with a focus on cultural tourism and developing the events industry and creative sector in Scotland. More information about the programme can be found at:

  • The Year of Creative Scotland is a Scottish Government initiative led in partnership by EventScotland, VisitScotland, Creative Scotland and VOCAL. More information and resources to help businesses engage with Year of Creative Scotland are available at

                                                  Year of Creative Scotland 2012

For further information

Jennifer Johnston-Watt
Communications and Media Officer
Communications and Media
0131 668 8070 or 07827 956 866