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The Handlebards: Romeo and Juliet - Bamburgh Castle

  • Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF England (map)

In Verona, the Montagues and Capulets are in the throes of a long-running family feud. In the midst of this two young members of the families – Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet – fall in love at the Capulet Ball. Even though they know their love is forbidden by their family allegiances, they marry in secret in the cell of Friar Lawrence.

In the midst of a duel, Romeo kills Juliet’s cousin,Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. Juliet feigns her own death in an attempt to reunite herself with the banished Romeo, but not everything goes quite according to plan.

In usual HandleBards style, you can expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter.


The Handlebards are four-strong troupes of cycling actors who carry with them on their bicycles all of the necessary set, props and costume to perform extremely energetic, charmingly chaotic and environmentally sustainable Shakespeare plays across the globe.


Contact: or 01668 214515


Address: Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF


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