The Allt y bela Garden Theatre





Following the recent government 'roadmap' announcement, we are hopeful that one of the planned garden theatre dates for 2021 will go ahead. We will continue to work with The Handlebards and seek government guidance and plans continue to be subject to change.

Any existing bookings made for our postponed 2020 events will be valid for the new date and we are in the process of contacting ticket holders. Limited tickets will be available for the 2021 event but we will not know final numbers until we have confirmed attendance with all existing ticket holders.

Thank you for your understanding and if you have any questions or would like to be placed on our waiting list, please contact Camilla on or call her on 07498 984371.


Sunday 1 August 2021

Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest

This two-hander is the first non-Shakespeare production from The Handlebards and we can't wait to see what the team does with it. We expect (more than) the usual amount of audience participation as the garden at Allt y bela is transformed into a stage for the evening. If you sit at the front, expect to become part of the show!


The Handlebards have been performing at Allt y bela since 2017 and so we know you're guaranteed a wonderful evening of theatre and friendship, whichever play you choose to see.

Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden theatre from 4:00pm before the play starts at 5:00pm.

Parking is available from 3:00pm at USK SHOWGROUND.

Minibus transport to Allt y bela will be provided. Bring a cushion, a coat and an umbrella - the show will go on whatever the weather!

Adults: £25

Under 18s: £20

Under 10s: One free with each adult ticket purchased

Please email or call her on 07498 984371 to find out more and purchase tickets.



Finding Usk Showground (NP15 1EY):
From the A449 (J24 off M4 or A40 for Monmouth) take the A472 turning for Usk. Immediately turn right onto the B4235 to Gwernesney and Chepstow. Pass the Llangeview Lodge pub on your right, the first opening to Usk Showground is on your left, but continue on to the next left turning to Cefn Tilla and Llandenny, the entrance to the parking area at Usk Showground is approx. 100m on your right. There will be signs to guide you.

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