Pergola Open Air Theatre

West Dean Gardens

Adult £10 Child £8 (under 16)

As part of the Festival of Chichester, come and enjoy two performances by New Theatre Productions, now in its 39th amateur season, in the beautiful backdrop of West Dean Gardens.

New Theatre Productions at West Dean Gardens present:

The Rivals
Sheridan's classic comedy. Directed by Carol Hicks.
Performances on: 25, 27 and 29 June and 3, 5 and 7 July 2018
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Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd
The Roundabout by JB Priestley
His recently discovered country house comedy. Directed by John Hyatt.
Performances on: 26, 28, 30 June and 2, 4 and 6 July 2018
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All performances start at 7.45pm

Tickets are sold via the Festival of Chichester (not West Dean Gardens) and can be purchased in advance online or at the gate on the night of the performance (there is no performance on Sunday 1 July).

Pre-performace food and drink

The Gardens Restaurant will be open from 5.30pm until 7.30pm to enjoy a pre-theatre meal or drink (serving until 6.45pm).

Picnics are welcome, either your own or you can pre-order from West Dean Gardens Restaurant at least 24 hours in advance. See the 2018 picnic menu here

Festival of Chichester

These events are part of the Festival of Chichester.

For more information and to book tickets visit