Summer Family Theatre

Date: Friday 21st June - Saturday 31st August

Summer Family Theatre at Norton Priory! 
Sunshine & Stories…there’s something for everyone. 


Our artistic directors at A Place For Us invite you to come along with family and friends to our magical open-air and indoor theatre at the stunning Norton Priory this Summer. Laughter, drama, music, adventure & unforgettable characters await under the skies and in the stunning museum. Shows for all ages.


Pack a picnic, a bottle of something sparkling, grab a blanket & create memories that last. 


Performances all through the Summer… tickets on sale now! Click the show title below for more information.

Macbeth: 21st June 5:30pm & 7:30 pm - A Place for Us Theatre presents - a professional accessible 70 min version of Shakespeare's chilling supernatural thriller in the woodland theatre space at Norton Priory

Hamlet:5th July 5:30pm & 7:30pm - Set amongst the canopy of the trees, A Place for Us Theatre proudly present Shakespeare's most famous tragedy performed by the talented drama students of Cronton College.

Pride In Halton 2024: Colours of Love: 6th July 12pm - 7pm - For the second year, Pride in Halton returns to Norton Priory, with a variety of LGBTQ+ themed celebratory events.

Liverpool String Quartet: Summer Concert: 7th July 5:30pm - Following on from their hugely successful sell out performance under the stunning Gaia in January 24, we are delighted to welcome back the world class Liverpool String Quartet.

Waiting For Godot: 21st July 2:30pm & 7:00pm - Popular community theatre group VML returns to Norton Priory Museum and Gardens with the classic play ‘Waiting for Godot’, written by Samuel Beckett.

Rumpelstiltskin: 10th August 11:00am & 1:30pm - Join Altru Drama for a golden new adaptation of Rumpelstiltskin this summer with live music, audience participation and loads of fun. Rumpelstiltskin will spin the gold – but will he claim his prize?

Tales From The Trunk: 14th August 11:30am & 1:30pm - Join Rag and bone duo, Shoddy and Mungo as they stop and share some amazing tales told with mischief & puppetry.

Peter Pan: 19th August 5:30pm - Immersion Theatre proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical musical to date, PETER PAN.

Alas! Poor Yorick25th August 5:00pm & 7:00pm - Imagine the Two Ronnies cast as the Gravediggers in Shakespeare's Hamlet and rewritten by Samuel Beckett!

The Addams Family Musical: 28th August 5:00pm & 7:30pm - Multi award winning theatre company 'A Place For Us' presents 'The Addams Family'. Celebrate the wackiness in every family with the best-selling 70 minute version of the Broadway musical.

Green Fingers: 31st August 11:00am & 1:30pm - Fladam presents a BLOOMING marvellous musical comedy for 3-11 year olds, packed with catchy songs, puppetry and plenty of humour!