based in Gosport in Hampshire, and began life in 1986
with a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at Little Woodham ('The
17th Century Village'). Every year since we have
put on an
air production of one of Shakespeare's plays, in Little Woodham and -
in recent years - elsewhere across Southern England.
aim is to
enjoy ourselves, and to share some of that enjoyment with
our audiences; many of them come back every year, so we must be doing
something right! The quote below was kindly sent to us by a
first-time member of our audience who watched Macbeth at the
husband and I both loved your production....but our two sons were
absolutely gripped by it, especially our 13 year old
who had never seen Shakespeare live. It couldn't have been a better
the quote at the top of this page shows,
we're not a typical drama group, and these pages should hopefully give
you an idea of how the Villagers do things. Whether you're a
Shakespeare aficionado, looking for an interesting
summer evening event, or just curious, the Villagers, and this website,
should have something for you.
Register with our
mailing list, criticise the website or suggest
additions for it, or even join the Group - get in touch and we'll do
our best to welcome you into the Villagers family!