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The Visit of the Artist Frank Stone

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Norma Hampson is a long-standing volunteer at the Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive and has written this blog to share details from her current project: listing visitors from the early Birthplace visitor books. Meet the water-colourist Frank Stone.

Norma Hampson
In the Vault Birthplace Visitors

What's Love Got to Do With it?

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Conduct books from past centuries always reveal fascinating mindsets of different societies. For Valentine's day, we're taking a look into William Whateley's "A Bride-Bush".

Jennifer Reid
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Exploring Shakespeare's Henry V

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To coincide with the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, our Shakespeare's Treasures Exhibition is on King Henry V and the military. Jann Tracy looks at some performances, facts, and figures relating to Shakespeare's play about the famous king.

Jann Tracy
In the Vault First World War

Knitting Sheaths

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In Elizabethan times the humble knitting sheath would have been a useful household tool. Find out more in this blog post.

Helen Cook
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A Visit from "The Players"

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Norma Hampson is a long-standing volunteer at the Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive and has written this blog to share details from her current project: listing visitors from the early Birthplace visitor books. Meet the mysterious "Players".

Norma Hampson
In the Vault Birthplace Visitors