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image for Play - Shakespeare item typeThe Tempest at Cardiff Castle

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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Open air theatre performance, Sat 7 Jul 2018, £9-£13

Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle

Details

This summer The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, in their fourteenth successful year, are touring Shakespeare’s spellbinding masterpiece The Tempest – a play of soaring poetry, high comedy and tender love.

This summer the hugely popular company are premiering their show at the prestigious Brighton Festival, before heading off on a tour around the UK that takes in the most significant, historically important and visually stunning castles, cathedrals and stately homes, finishing their tour in mainland Europe in September. With audiences encouraged to bring picnics, a chair or a blanket and a glass of something chilled this show promises to be another authentic, excellent and magical treat from the company that brought you last year’s riotous farce The Comedy of Errors.

Shakespeare’s late, great gem, widely believed to be the last full play he wrote alone, examines the power of true love, our capacity for vengeance and what it takes to forgive. A play that has mesmerised and moved audiences for over 400 years is just as relevant and powerful today.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Welcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

*Disabled/wheelchair access to castle grounds, Interpretation Centre, Undercroft & toilets. Access to Main House and Keep involves many steps. *Multi lingual site plan available *Guide books in English, Welsh and French.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 7 Jul 2018 19:30

Prices

Early Bird Tickets: Adults £13.00, Child: £9.00.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Jun Joust!
Sat 30 Jun - Sun 1 Jul Tafwyl Fair
Sat 7 Jul The Tempest
Sat 28 Jul Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics
Sun 29 Jul Catfish and the Bottlemen
Sat 18 - Sun 19 Aug Grand Medieval Mêlée

Contact

Enquiries

02920 878100

Address

Castle Street,
Cardiff,
CF10 3RB

Location

Directions

Plan route to Cardiff Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 180765  Lat: 51.48148 Long: -3.18222

Junctions 32/33 from M4. Follow the signs for Cardiff City Centre.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Cardiff Central station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

*Disabled/wheelchair access to castle grounds, Interpretation Centre, Undercroft & toilets. Access to Main House and Keep involves many steps. *Multi lingual site plan available *Guide books in English, Welsh and French.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Notes

The Interpretation Centre is fully accessible to wheelchair users and parents with pushchairs, including the Firing Line exhibition, film presentation, café and shop. Disabled toilets are located adjacent to the café on the ground floor. The Castle Apartments are not accessible to wheelchair users or pushchairs due to the number of steps within the house. Audio Guides are available in 10 languages and include a sign-language and visually-impaired tours (in English and Welsh).