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Conserving Priceless Documents

Help us to protect the fragile documents that unlock Shakespeare's story

We care for over 1 million documents, as well as tens of thousands of books and museum items in the most important publicly accessible Shakespeare-related collection in the world. 

The First Folio

The First Folio is crucially important – without this publication, half of Shakespeare's plays would be unknown to us today. The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust cares for three copies of the First Folio, and one of them is in urgent need of conservation to enable it to be displayed once again. Can you help us raise the £2000 we need for this important work? 

First Folio

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