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.

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Cambridge School Shakespeare

We are proud to be working in collaboration with Cambridge University Press, who publish over 200 Shakespeare titles.

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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

  • Upon the Anniversary of David Garrick’s Death on 20th January 1779

    Tue 20 Jan 2015

    This post is by Dr Anjna Chouhan, Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Widely lauded as one of the most talented, convivial, and influential actors of all time, David Garrick remains, to this day, an iconic global…

  • Intern Diaries: Cult and Coronation

    Fri 16 Jan 2015

    ‘Heaven, from thy endless goodness, send prosperous life, long, and ever happy, to the high and mighty princess of England, Elizabeth!’ Henry VIII, Act V, Scene V This week marks the coronation of Queen Elizabeth I of England. On 15th January…

  • Bonds Between Frank Salisbury and the Henry Folgers

    Sat 17 Jan 2015

    In 1926, the reserved Henry Clay Folger (1857–1930), CEO at Standard Oil Company of New York, uncharacteristically resolved to have large twin oil portraits made of him and his wife, Emily Jordan Folger (1858–1936). The paintings would hang in…
  • A Look Back and a Look Forward – Three Years of Shakespeare Calling

    Mon 12 Jan 2015

    A Look Back and a Look Forward: Three Years of Shakespeare Calling By Ruby Jand   It is now more than a month since I wrote anything for Shakespeare Calling, even longer since Hal and I finished reading The Tempest. I miss Shakespeare like a…