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Christmas Cake – but NOT for Christmas!Fri 19 Dec 2014
In Elizabethan England the period between Christmas Day and Twelfth Night, the 6th January, the tradition was to keep open house for everybody regardless of social standing. It was not uncommon for many of the great houses up and down the country…
Shakespeare and His World: Top Ten Objects (Part 2 )Tue 16 Dec 2014
This blog is the second part of a longer post. To read the first part go here As I mentioned in the first part of this post, I have been mentoring the Mooc Shakespeare and his World for the last ten weeks alongside Professor Jonathan Bate. Each…
From Gdańsk, with love… for Europe and ShakespeareFri 17 Oct 2014By Janice Valls-Russell Cranes are – along with spires and towers – part of the Gdańsk cityscape. The harbour had a man-powered crane back in the Middle Ages, to unload cargo in this busy Hanseatic harbour, long before the steel monsters we…
Shakespeare in GyulaThu 17 Jul 2014While my colleagues of the Shakespeare on the Road venture are hurtling round a series of Shakespeare festivals in the New World – I hope to join them on the Canadian leg of their journey – I had the pleasure of attending a festival in the…