Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Birthday Lecture

22 Apr 16

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Join us for the Shakespeare Birthday Lecture

'The Shakespeare Circle: An Alternative Biography'.

Join Dame Margaret Drabble, Michael Wood and Stanley Wells as they discuss Shakespeare's intimate circle of family, friends and colleagues. How do their lives shed light on Shakespeare?

Chaired by Paul Edmondson, and presented in collaboration with The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham and Cambridge University Press.

At the end of the lecture there will be a special guest appearance by poet Wendy Cope who will read her new series of Shakespeare poems, commissioned by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust for 2016.

4pm Friday 22 April

The Shakespeare Centre
Henley Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

Tickets: £10 adults / £8 conc. (including Friends of the SBT)

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Tickets can also be purchased on the door or from any of Shakespeare's family homes.