COVID-19 update - We're sad to report that, in line with Government advice, the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, 2020 is cancelled. See you next year.
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...no knee-bending to trendy revisionism... but rather a tour de force of Elizabethan drama - The Times
Welcome to the website for the UK's best-loved open-air Shakespeare Festival, recently described in the TLS as "one of the finest events of its kind in the UK". The following pages give you information and insight into the programme for this summer and a flavour of all you can expect as you enter the timeless and magical atmosphere of the Cambridge University private gardens. Our charity performances have so far raised £97,500 for charity.