Theatre in the barn

Fantastic ticket offers now available to purchase though our online shop.

Tickets will be posted out first class until Tuesday 26th June 2019.  

After this date they can be collected on the night.

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This production is supporting the Glenfield Hospital Breast Care Centre


 Join us for a magical summer evening of wonderful musical duets as we take you on a journey through some of the most well loved show tunes and movie classics. Set in our stunning Barn and brought to you by The ESNA Players.

The gates will open 1 & 1/2 hours before each performance commences. 

Seating is allocated on arrival; on a first come first served basis. 

Our bar & refreshments station will also be open from this time and will remain open until 1/2 hour after the performance end. Due to the nature of our license unfortunately visitors are not allowed to bring their own alcohol. We will be serving hot and cold beverages, sweets, popcorn and ice creams.  All will be available at the interval and you may order interval beverages too. 


Performances start each night at 7.30pm with a 20 minute interval.


Check out the latest ticket offers in our online shop under 'Event Tickets"

Meet the Cast


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The ESNA Players first performed in 1965 and since then have grown to be one of the largest Amateur Dramatic societies in Loughborough with over 100 members. 

There's some familiar faces (& voices) starring in 'Musical Duets' - some of the cast members graced our Outdoor Theatre stage last year in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and if you have seen "9 to 5" or "My Fair Lady" at Loughborough Town Hall - you'll also recognise some of the local talent from ESNA who we will be welcoming to perform in the barn.

🎭 What is Theatre in the Barn? 🎭

Following on from the success of our Outdoor Theatre last year with The Festival Players performing.  "A Midsummer Nights Dream", we have teamed up with some the cast again and their friends from The ESNA Players to bring you a magical evening of all your Musical favourites. 

Where will the production take place?

If you have been to any events in our barn before; you'll know what a great space it is.  If you haven't - you're in for a treat!  We will be transforming our 'Grain Barn' into a beautiful, fairy lit auditorium with comfy seating and a fully stocked bar.  It's all on ground floor level, with easy access and facilities.  We've blankets and heaters if it gets abit chilly along with our team on hand to answer any of your queries.

Seating is on one level looking up at the stage and allocated on arrival - so be sure to arrive in good time. 

There's ice cream available too and we've teamed up with our friends at Cherizena Coffee and Ruby Lou's Cake Company to offer you fabulous warming drinks and cakes too; all produced locally within the East Midlands. 

Oh and yes, there will be Burleigh's Gin too which is distilled here on the farm.

Abit more about The ESNA Players

In 1965 we performed our first musical, A Country Girl, and in 1977 moved to the Stanford Hall Theatre. In 1986 our production of Oliver! heralded a move to the Charnwood Theatre in Loughborough’s Town Hall, where we currently continue to perform two musicals each year.

We currently have over 100 Members of the ESNA Players - acting Membership, its Crew and its Patrons – fortunately we haven’t all tried to get on stage at once… it would be a little cramped!

Some of us have been members for many years and many of us have shared weddings and major birthdays with fellow ESNA folk! However we always welcome new members and it’s great that we regularly have new faces.


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