Shakespeare Week

It's Shakespeare Week!

Celebrate with us from 16-22 March 2015

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Leisure Learners

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

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

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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

  • Re-displaying Mary Arden’s Childhood Home

    Fri 20 Mar 2015

    Last weekend Mary Arden’s Farm re-opened and with it, an exciting re-display of Mary Arden’s House, childhood home of Shakespeare’s mother. Mary Arden’s House, which has been empty until recently, has received a vibrant make-over. The house…

  • All the Disc’s a Stage – Terry Pratchett and Shakespeare

    Sat 14 Mar 2015

    Following the sad news of Sir Terry Pratchett’s death on Thursday, it seemed a good time to write a blog I’d been thinking of for a while on the subject of Terry’s Discworld novels and Shakespeare.  The Discworld novels…

  • Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre Scholarship 2015

    Mon 23 Mar 2015

    Are you studying Shakespeare at college, university, or for leisure? Are you going to be using the archives or library of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust? You might be interested in applying for the Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre Scholarship (or…
  • Henry Folger’s British-Born Vicar, S. Parkes Cadman

    Fri 6 Mar 2015

    Rev. Dr. S. Parkes Cadman is high on the list of notables born in the town of Wellington, Shropshire in the West Midlands. After having worked ten years as a coal miner and become a Methodist minister, he immigrated to the United States in 1890 at…