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Exploring Shakespeare's Henry V


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

The Weapons of War


In light of our exhibition at Hall's Croft, read about the evolution of weapons from Shakespeare's times to the days of the first World War.

Jamie Weisz
First World War

Let Slip the (Real) Dogs of War


Were dogs used in times of war? This series of blogs supports a new exhibition at Hall’s Croft: ‘Cry Havoc! and let slip the dogs of war’ – The First World War, Shakespeare and Stratford.

Ann McDermott
First World War

“What Wound Did Ever Heal But By Degrees?”


The First World War, Shakespeare, and Stratford is a new exhibition at Hall's Croft. In this post, in support of this exhibit, we're making comparisons between treatment of wounds in Shakespeare's day and the medica

Sophie Malendewicz
First World War