What's on


 Browse our special events below. For details of permanent exhibitions and activities, check out the Family Homes pages.

For schools events visit our Beyond the classroom section.



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  • Artists Open Days


    Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens

    Bring your sketch pad or easel to Anne Hathaway's Cottage for free entry on selected Open Days

    27 March - 18 December 2014

    No need to book just come along!

  • Summer Holidays at Shakespeare's Family Homes


    Fun filled family activities throughout the school holidays.

    19 July - 31 August 2014

    No need to book just come along!

    Part of Summer Holidays

  • 44 Things to Discover this Summer


    Family Fun

    Discover a fun filled activity for each of the 44 days of the summer holidays at Shakespeare's family homes

    19 July - 31 August 2014

    No need to book just come along!

    Part of Summer Holidays

  • Will's Word Quest


    Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens

    Hunt for hidden letters to make a word and enter our competition to win a £250 voucher

    19 July - 31 August 2014

    No need to book just come along!

    Part of Summer Holidays

  • Collections in the Spotlight


    Shakespeare's Birthplace

    See and handle items from our Collections, every Tuesday in August.

    05-26 August 2014

    No need to book just come along!

    Part of Summer Holidays

  • Tudor Harvest Fair


    Family Fun at Mary Arden's Farm

    Experience the noise and bustle of a 16th-century hiring market.

    23-25 August 2014

    No need to book just come along!

    Part of Summer Holidays

  • Macbeth


    Performance at Hall's Croft

    Festival Players Theatre Company presents Macbeth

    24 August 2014

    No need to book just come along!

    Part of Summer Holidays

  • Heritage Open Days


    General interest

    Special behind the scenes tours of the Shakespeare Centre.

    13-14 September 2014

    Booking required

  • Apple Days


    Family Fun at Mary Arden's Farm

    Tudor celebration of the apple harvest at Mary Arden's Farm

    27-28 September 2014

    No need to book just come along!

  • Shakespeare on Film Festival


    See iconic depictions of Shakespeare's works on screen.

    01-05 October 2014