The HandleBards perform ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ at Childerley

Childerley Hall

Join us for a performance of Much Ado About Nothing by the famous HandleBards.

The HandleBards are a cycling theatre company who tour the country carrying their set, props and costumes on their bikes. This inventive troop perform Shakespeare plays for people of all ages. It will be an afternoon full of fun, laughter and spontaneity.

Come to Childerley Hall for 14:00 for a picnic, buy a delicious coffee and wonder around the beautiful garden before the show begins at 15:00.

Doors open: 14:00
Act 1 start: 15:00
Interval: 15:50
Act 2 start: 16:10
Event end: 17:10


Buy your tickets here:

In advance price
Standard: £16
Concession*: £12
Under 10s: free

On the door price: 
Standard: £18
Concession*: £14
Under 10s: free

*Concession for ticket for general admission. Applies to OAPs, students and under 18s with proof of eligibility.

Please bring your own picnic, blankets and cushions. There will be some chairs provided but these will be reserved for members of the audience most in need.

Beanissimo, a mobile artisan barista, will be serving the finest quality coffee and specialist teas accompanied by quality pastries and cakes served from the ultimate Eco-friendly  coffee trike with a minimal carbon footprint.

We encourage you to cycle to the event if possible. For those coming from Cambridge, it’s a pleasant afternoon ride of just over 8 miles and should take approximately 45 minutes. The map below shows the route and you can download more detailed instructions here.

Cambridge to Childerley route map

There will be cycle parking at Childerley and plenty of time after the event to cycle home in the light.

Venue address: Childerley Hall, Mill Yard, Childerley Estates, CB23 8BA, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

For more information about the HandBards check out their website:

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