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Shakespeare comes to Blackheath!

This coming weekend we host outdoor theatre at the club for the very first time! On Saturday 4 September we welcome Scoot Theatre with their sixty minute, outdoor, cricket-themed, family-friendly productions of ‘The Comedy of Errors’ at 16:00 and 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at 18:00. Set against the backdrop of our picturesque pavilion, it promises to be a memorable afternoon.

You can book to see just one show if you like, but we recommend making an afternoon of it and booking for both. The bar will be open throughout, so bring a chair or a picnic blanket, relax and enjoy the hospitality of the club with family and friends. There will also be an informal chat with the actors after each show for anyone who might want to know more about the plays or theatre in general.

There’s more information from Scoot below, along with links to the ticket buying pages of their website. Most tickets have already been sold so don't miss out ...

PLEASE NOTE: Parking for spectators will be on the outfield on the far side of the ground from the pavilion. Cars will be directed to this via the track next to the public car-park at the top of the village. Spectators should not drive up the main track to the club or along the track in front of the houses by the ground. Please follow the directions of our traffic marshals.

Touring (mainly) cricket clubs in the South East, six actor-musicians present two of Shakespeare’s favourite comedies, with a Scoot ‘spin’! Whether you’re 5 or 105, a Shakespeare newcomer or a Bard aficionado – we’ve got something for everyone! Follow these links to see the trailer for this year's production, a review from West End Best Friend, and full details of Scoot's summer tour. **** “I loved it” The Telegraph “Hilarious…accessible for all ages” The Family Stage The Comedy of Errors (In Sixty Minutes) I to the world am like a drop of water That in the ocean seeks another drop Two sets of long lost twins. Finally in the same city. They just don’t know it! Separated in childhood, Antipholus of Syracuse is travelling the globe in search of his twin brother. He defies the law by entering the mysterious city of Ephesus, where all Syracusians are banned. Things quickly get spooky when everyone he meets in Ephesus seems to know who he is… Let the confusion and chaos commence! Expect madness, mistaken identities and slapstick in Shakespeare’s classic farce!

BUY TICKETS A Midsummer Night’s Dream (In Sixty Minutes) The course of true love never did run smooth. Hermia loves Lysander. Lysander loves Hermia. But Demetrius loves Hermia. And Helena loves Demetrius. They all run into the woods where the mischievous sprite Puck has plenty of tricks in store for them! Meanwhile, the local cricket team is getting together to rehearse a play… Expect music, magic and cricket bat sword fights!

BUY TICKETS Ticket Prices (Per Show): Adults (18+): £12 Children (5+ Under 5s go free): £8 Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children): £35 Gates open 45 minutes prior to show start. Tickets are available now via Scoot’s website:

STOP PRESS: Blackheath's mini cultural festival continues the following weekend with a live concert from internationally acclaimed electric string quartet STRINGFEVER: for further details click here.

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