It's Shakespeare Week!
Celebrate with us from 16-22 March 2015
Discover our short courses for adult learners, including 'Living Shakespeare' and 'Winter School'
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.
Education on Twitter
Follow our dedicated Education Twitter account @SBTEducation for all the latest fun and updates from the Learning team
Delve deeper into the world of Shakespeare
Short educational courses for groups aged 15 and upwards. Fun and educational courses that are the perfect accompaniment to a theatre visit.
Three day courses designed to complement current RSC productions
Explore our blog sites and really get to know us.
All about Shakespeare from the education team and beyond
Stories exploring Shakespeare through the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Collections
Stories direct from visitors to Shakespeare's Birthplace
News, Tudor skills and more from the team at Mary Arden's Farm
View our collections
Discover thousands of manuscripts, rare books, artefacts and works of art with fascinating associations with William Shakespeare
Explore some of our star objects
Discover what’s in our collection
Behind the scenes in the Collections Department
Re-displaying Mary Arden’s Childhood HomeFri 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 ShakespeareSat 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 2015Mon 23 Mar 2015Are 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 CadmanFri 6 Mar 2015Rev. 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…