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Brush Up Your Shakespeare

The perfect way to bring Shakespeare to life!

Students will:

  • Discover facts about Shakespeare’s life and times
  • Explore Shakespeare’s schooldays
  • Discuss the nature of play-going in Shakespeare’s London
  • Learn about plays in the First Folio
  • See images of Shakespeare’s plays in performance
  • Consider Shakespeare’s place in the world’s cultural heritage
  • Compete in a Shakespearian quiz to win a Shakespeare Insult badge!
  • Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace and the ‘Famous Beyond Words’ exhibition

Available: all year round
Venue: The Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6QW
Duration: 2 hours including visit to Shakespeare’s Birthplace / 60 minutes for illustrated talk only

Prices: £6.00 per student - talk only
£8.00 when combined with entry to Shakespeare’s Birthplace
(minimum charge applies, based on 20 people)

Struck the right tone. The interactive nature of the talk, role-play and questions and answers kept the pupils very enthused.

— Queen's Gate School

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