About the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Leading the world's enjoyment and understanding of Shakespeare's work, life an d times
Find courses for schoo ls, universities and enthusiasts, join a discussion foru m and take up a cre ative challenge. Explore our library and archive collectio ns on-line.
Host an event in a unique location. Conferences and events at the Shakespeare Centre and children's parties at Mary Arden's House
Discover the world of Shakespeare
We are the world's leading charity in promoting the life and works of Willia m Shakespeare, offering inspiring e vents and five wonderful house s linked to Shakespeare to ex plore.
The Trust offers a broad range of volunteering opportunities; care for rare breeds, cultivate a vegetable patch, bring an exhibition to life or get into character, the choice is yours.
Here are some of our news stories.
Mass cultural campaign launched by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Stratford-upon-Avon will be full of festive fun and entertainment for the town’s annual Birthday Celebrations in honour of its most famous son, William Shakespeare, on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April.
The Shakespeare Houses and Gardens are gearing up for an exciting season of family friendly activities this spring including the re-opening of Mary Arden’s Farm, a new singing tree at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, a fascinating new “Treasures” exhibition at the Birthplace, a family activities…
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has launched the Shakespeare Short Film Competition.
Dress your fruit, veg and kids for success at the first Allotment & Garden Festival
The public will have a rare chance to see treasures usually kept under lock and key in the labyrinth of vaults beneath The Shakespeare Centre from 6-9 September.
Oliver (Olley) West is playing Shakespeare for the day of the Olympic torch relay in Stratford-upon-Avon after winning the ‘S-Factor’ competition organised by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Chinese Premier Wen starts UK visit with personal pilgrimage to Shakespeare's Birthplace