Performed by The Three Inch Fools

Robin Hood - Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th August - Alnwick Castle

Prepare for a riotous summer adventure fit for all the family, as The Fools present battle to tell their own version of the legendary tale of Robin Hood. Expect fast-paced drama, plenty of musical instruments and many a quick costume change along the way!

Tickets and Prices

1. Tickets will be sold via Eventbrite from the 24th of April.
2. Tickets can also be purchased below.

Online Advanced Rate Tickets (available via this webpage)

Adult (16+) - £15.00
Concession (see definition below) - £12.00
Child (10 - 15 years) - £7.50
Under 10's - Free

On The Gate Tickets

Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances we will no longer to able to sell tickets on the gate.
Concession: 60 years of age or over. Students in full time education and NUS students (student I.D. will be required).

Please ensure you have read all the event information and terms and conditons below before purchasing your tickets.

Event Information

  • We have updated the information on this page on 4th August. Please read through this page to ensure you are aware of any changes.
  • Gates will open at 6pm, with the performance starting at 7pm.
  • This is an outside performance so please come prepared. You may want to check the weather forecast before setting off.
  • You are welcome to bring low-backed chairs, cushions and rugs to sit on. No seating will be provided.
  • Coats and warm clothing is recommended as it can become cold as the sun begins to set. Please do not bring umbrellas as they can block the view for others.
  • Picnics are welcome however we have a strict no glass policy and we ask that you do not bring alcohol onto the premises. Catering arrangement will be announced closer to the events.
  • The performance will continue in all but the most extreme weather conditions (such as heavy rain, strong winds or thunderstorms). We want people to enjoy the outdoors and the stunning backdrop we provide, therefore every effort will be made to keep the performance on.
  • If the weather conditions deteriorate during the performance to a point of causing a risk to audience and/or performers safety, the venue and performance company may decide to cancel the remainder of the performance.
  • If we have to cancel the performance in advance we will notify you as soon as possible via the email used when booking. Should this happen your booking will be automatically transferred to the following nights performance. We have a back up night on Monday the 9th of August. This will only be used if we have to cancel either the Saturday or Sunday evening performance.
  • Please note that bag searches may take place for the benefit and security of visitors and staff. Your kind co-operation is much appreciated.
  • For performance specific information please see the information below.

Covid Secure Information
  • For the safety of everyone we have covid secure measures in place at the Castle.
  • In accordance with Government COVID 19 guidance, you will be able to 'check-in' to our venue using the  NHS Test and Trace app. We also have a form option available. If required, we will provide the information on the form to NHS Test and Trace. Please be assured that your information will be stored securely, in line with data protection laws, and will not be shared with anyone else.
  • Please do not attend this event should anyone within your party display the main symptons of coronavirus (a high temperature, a new continuous cough and/or a loss of change to your sense of smell or taste).
  • The event capacity has been capped to ensure there is enough space for everyone attending.
  • Once seated, should you need to leave your seat during the performance we kindly ask that you wear a face covering until you are clear of other groups.
  • We also ask for you to wear a face covering when using any indoor spaces, such as our cafe or toilets.
  • Staff will be on hand to help with social distancing and ensure the performance can be enjoyed safely.

Terms & Conditions
  1. Once purchased, please check the details of your ticket(s) carefully.
  2. You must produce a valid ticket for this event to be permitted entry to the venue (printed or on a mobile device)
  3. Audio, video or photographic recordings are not permitted at any time during the performance.
  4. You should always check that the event is going ahead at the time and date your purchased the ticket for. The decision to change or cancel the event is the responsibility of Alnwick Castle. If we make a significant change to the show time, Alnwick Castle will try to inform you via email. In urgent cases it may be by phone.
  5. We will not refund any travel costs associated with a cancellations.
  6. Once purchased, tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded other than for the circumstances set out below:
    1. If we fail to fulfil an order as a result of any negligence, or similar act or omission of our own or in breach of contract the customer will be entitled to a full refund of the ticket.
    2. If the event is cancelled, postponed or changes are made to the event.
  7. No refunds will be given for the following:
    1. If your ticket is lost or stolen.
    2. If you decide to leave the performance once it has started.
    3. If you fail to comply with these terms and conditions.
  8. If these terms are not complied with, we reserve the right to refuse entry or eject you from the venue.
  9. We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time. Modifications shall be effective immediately.


If you're not into picnics we have great catering options available for you on the night. Please see the details below.

Hog Roast provided by The Rolling Pig

Enjoy slow roasted quality hog seasoned with sea salt and black pepper.

Alnwick Castle Catering

Our cafe will be open serving cold snacks and hot and cold drinks.

Keep yourself warm with one of our delicious hot chocolates.

About The Three Inch Fools

The Three Inch Fools are an innovative touring theatre company acclaimed for their fast-paced and musically driven approach to Shakespeare.
They have built a reputation for staging bold and vibrant productions - a fast-paced, musically-driven style, using all sorts of different instruments, plenty or multi-roling and many a quick costume change along the way. For each production, they create a completely original musical soundtrack collaborating with rising star composer Stephen Hyde. The Three Inch Fools soundtrack moves between folk music and world music to classical, rock, pop and opera - and everything in between!
The Three Inch Fools specialise in bringing Shakespeare to life in innovative and unexpected ways, through bold story telling and innovative sound-worlds. Their imaginative style is certain to delight and surprise those already familiar with the bard's plays, and to call out to those who have yet to discover them.
For full details of the tour visit

Event Dates

The event is taking place on dates highlighted in red.