Welcome to Stafford Festival Shakespeare
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Stafford Festival Shakespeare is now regarded as one of the premier Open Air Shakespeare Festivals in Europe, and has seen audiences grow from 3,776 people in its openingyear to its present 14,848 capacity.

The broad appeal of Stafford Festival Shakespeare is demonstrated in the audience profile, with as many as 25% of people attending their first ever play. They have come toexpect a creative and entertaining drama, designed to make Shakespeare accessible and enjoyable to all. Many visitors turn the event into a family outing, complete with picnics in the castle grounds.

The festival offers several sponsorship options, designed to ensure that every company can find a package suitable for their requirements.

For more information download our sponsors pack


Stafford Gatehouse Theatre Box Office
and Visitor Information Centre is open
Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm

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Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
Eastgate Street, Stafford, ST16 2LT

Box Office: 01785 619080
Email: gatehouse@freedom-leisure.co.uk

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