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Iqbal and Shakespeare

SBT news

Celebrating two literary greats in an evening of poetry and music.

Sophie Clausen

Did the Circus Come to Town?


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, such as the Hengler's Circus Company.

Norma Hampson
In the Vault Birthplace Visitors

Shakespeare Girl Guiding Day


On Saturday 24 September, 80 Brownies from across Stratford District took part in a Discovering Shakespeare Day at the Shakespeare Centre.

Nicola Hawley

The Shakespeare Fun Palace 2016

Shakespeare's family homes

On Saturday 1 October the second Shakespeare Fun Palace opened its doors to the public.

Lisa Peter

Shakespeare Fun Palace 2016

Shakespeare's family homes

Find out more about our plans for hands on arts and sciences activities at our free Shakespeare fun palace.

Anjna Chouhan

A Life In Pictures

SBT news

We were delighted to welcome Terry Silk back to the Shakespeare Centre recently, to reflect on his involvement in building the centre in 1964.

Julia Howells