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Sixth Form Conferences

Engage with other students at one of our conferences throughout the academic year

Our sixth form conferences are run by our team of Shakespeare experts, held at the Shakespeare Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon. These conferences provide the opportunity to explore set texts and/or theatre-making in more depth.

"Perfectly pitched to our students and will absolutely support them in their examination."

— Macmillan Academy, Middlesbrough

Dates for 2019/2020 

4 December 2019 - Othello
6 February 2020 - The Tempest
12 February 2020 - Othello
11 March 2020 - Hamlet
8 April 2020 - King Lear

Led by our own Shakespeare experts and drama practitioners, these sixth-form conferences will combine lively discussions and performances with close-readings of Shakespeare's texts. Students will leave with a deeper understanding of how Shakespeare's plays work both on the page and on the stage, ready for their exams. 

The conference comprises plenary and play-specific break-off sessions, along with performance demonstrations and a closing question and answer session. 

For more information or to make a booking please email or telephone (01789) 207131.
Early booking is recommended.

Venue: The Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6QW
Duration: All day
Price: £25 per person including a visit to Shakespeare's Birthplace and the 'Famous Beyond Words' Exhibition)

"The speakers are really knowledgeable and encouraging"

— Student Comment

"A fantastic and stimulating day of engaging talks which reinforced but also extended students thinking and learning of “Othello”. The girl’s enjoyment was palpable and there is so much we can take back to school to discuss!"

— King Edward Camp Hill Girls School

"Lecture was excellent. Very useful context and critical readings of the play that will be of real benefit for exam. Great that there was so much questioning of the pupils."

— Christ College, Brecon

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