Shakespeare Week

It's Shakespeare Week!

Celebrate with us from 16-22 March 2015

Shakespeare Week site

Leisure Learners

Discover our short courses for adult learners, including 'Living Shakespeare' and 'Winter School'

Leisure Learning

Explore our Treasures

We have a wealth of fascinating books and other artefacts in safe keeping at the Shakespeare Centre.

Explore our library and archive collectio ns on-line. 

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School children helping out at Mary Arden's FarmFrom the collections
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  • Shakespeare Courses

    Shakespeare Courses


    Short educational courses for groups aged 15 and upwards. Fun and educational courses that are the perfect accompaniment to a theatre visit.

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  • Leisure Learners

    Leisure Learners


    Three day courses designed to complement current RSC productions

    Leisure Leaners

  • Shakespeare’s Floral Parade

    Thu 30 Apr 2015

    Spring is upon us again and volunteer Rebekah Owens writes about the floral parade that took place in spring 1916 to commemorate Shakespeare’s Tercentenary, the 300th anniversary of his death. The Shakespeare Tercentenary commemorations in…

  • Re-finding Shakespeare

    Fri 17 Apr 2015

    Just over 6 weeks ago, I started my new job as Project Archivist in the Collections Team. My role over the next year is to recatalogue some of the collections held by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Although our catalogue is available online…

  • The Shylock Project

    Fri 1 May 2015

    by Shaul Bassi This summer scholars, actors, students will spend four weeks on a Venetian island with an ambitious goal, that of preparing the first ever promenade production of The Merchant of Venice in the Jewish Ghetto. Two landmark…
  • Bernard Quaritch Ltd. and Henry Folger

    Fri 1 May 2015

    “I regret that you insist upon a discount from my catalogue prices. I must decline trading on such terms. That other booksellers allow 10% discount from their catalogue is no precedent for me. These men made their selling prices accordingly. I am…