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Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Broom Farm Cider Barn, Herefordshire

Back at the original Pop-up Opera venue, the cider barn at Broome Farm in Ross-on-Wye, with our summer production of Rossini’s famous farcical comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia(The Barber of Seville). Always a brilliant atmosphere in the barn, you can watch the performance with a glass of award winning cider in hand, or indulge in one of Hilary's famous cream teas before the show.

Join us at 4pm on Sunday 17th July, with teas and bar open from 2pm.

Tickets are priced at £17.50 and are available to purchase; online here, or by contacting Phil and Mike at Broome Farm by emailing [email protected] or calling 01989 567232

Ticket cost £17.50, under 16s free when accompanied by a paying adult - but please note that is essential that you email [email protected] to book under 16s places.



Running Time:
2 hours 15 mins (includes 20-min interval)


"Nothing quite compares with Pop-up in the sheer exuberance of their productions. And this Barber of Seville may be the best thing they have yet done."

The Express *****

[Read full article here]

Venue Information

Venue Description:
Since 1974 this traditional farmhouse orchard has been producing cider and perry. There are now over 70 varieties of cider apples and perry pears growing on the farm enabling the creation of individual blends of award winning cider and perry. The farm cellar is open every day for tastings and sales straight from the barrels, and there is also a selection of bottled stock available, both single varieties and blends.

In the large cider barn, set within beautiful apple orchards, events from blues gigs to weddings, and folk bands to full staged operas take place! It was here that Clementine Lovell first performed some opera excerpts to a rural audience, and subsequently founded Pop-up Opera.
  • Toilets
  • Cream Teas
  • Cider bar
  • B&B
  • Campsite

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