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We are very grateful to all of our donors and sponsors, whose generous support makes so much of our work possible.

Trusts, Foundations and Grant Makers

Arts Council England
Heritage Lottery Fund
Historic England
Warwickshire County Council
William A Cadbury Charitable Trust
The Wolfson Foundation

Corporate and Community Partners

Jaguar Land Rover
Stratford Girls’ Grammar Schools

Patrons and New Place Supporters

Mr Nick Abell
Mr David Austin
Mr Stephen Bellamy-James QC
Janet Bell Smith
Colin Bennett
Mr Ralph Bernard
Leslie Berry
Matthew Bishton
Peter Buckroyd
David Burbidge
Sir Geoffrey and Lady Cass
Penelope, Viscountess Cobham CBE
Judith Coleman
Neil Constable
Mrs Ann Cook
Tim and Penny Cox
Mrs Becky Cund
Margaret Cund
Ann Cecilia Curtis
Ms Emma Dain
John Darkin
Irving and Olya David
Andrew Day
Liz Drake
Robyn Durie
Corinne Elliott
Jennie Ewing
Mr Stephen Farris
Dr. Delia Garratt
Simon Gibbs
Iain and Zoe Gilbey
Mr Christopher Goldie
Ros and Alan Haigh
Ann Harwood
Dr Lim Ho
Lourdes Holliman
Nicky Holloway
Clare Hopkinson
Lady Ruth Hopwood
Julia Howells
Mrs Rachel Hudson
Diane Hurst
Richard Hyde
Gillian Ingham
Yoshiko Kawachi
Igor Kolodotschko
Peter Kyle OBE
David and Donna Ladd
Robert Lister
Selina McEnaney
Joan McFarlane
Mrs Susan Middleton
Sir Jeremy Morse KCMG
Gillian Mullins
Rachael Ngombe
Peter Nicholls
Diana Owen
Liam and Colma O'Luanaigh
Mr Graham Pearse
Faye Pearson
Sir Michael Perry GBE
Karen Preece
Mr John Price
Dr Roger Pringle
Provincial Grand Lodge of Warwickshire
Barbara Roberts
Laura Rose
John Russell
Prof. Carol Rutter
Mrs Clare Sawdon
Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust
Mrs Moira Smyth
Clive and Annie Snowdon
Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama
Barry Stiefel
Yoshiro Sugimoto
Ms Elizabeth Sutter
The Worshipful Company of Fruiterers
Michael Thrussell
United Grand Lodge of England
Prof. Sir Stanley Wells CBE
David Westcott
Judith Wylie
Philippa Wynne

Plus other anonymous donors


We are very grateful for the thoughtfulness of those who have left a gift in their Will to continue the work of the Trust.

Mr Charles Elmy
Mr Frank Benson

Life Friends

Mrs Lindsey Allwork
Professor Iska Alter
Sir Eric Anderson
Dr Linda Anderson
David and Carolann Barnett
Miss Patricia Beardsall
Dr Robert Bearman
Miss June Bedford
Mrs Jane Beevers
Mrs Kay Bellinger
Mr and Mrs John Bender III
Mr Leslie Berry
Mr A Bird
Mrs Janice Boggis
Mr Peter Broad
Dr Susan Brock
Mr Stanley Brotherton
Mr Ian Cole
Mrs Mary Cole
Mr Neil Constable
Dr Ann Cook
Ms Margaret Cund
Miss Joan Davies
Ms Christy Desmet
Miss Mary Duffy
Mrs Eileen Dunn
Ms Robyn Durie
Miss G Edmonds
Mr and Mrs Howard Epstein
Miss Beryl Escott
Mr Steve Evans
Miss Christine Fellows
Mr Stephen Files
Mrs Rosemary Fraser
Mr A Gardner
Mr Jeffrey Greenslade
Mr Peter Gregory-Hood
Mrs Anne Grey
Mrs Joy Hammersley
Mr Michael Handford
Mikio Hasegawa
Mrs Mary Helyar
Mrs E Heneghan
Mrs Jean Holland
Reverend Peter Holliday
Mrs Margaret Hopkins
Mr Hiroshi Igata
Professor Takashi Ito
Miss Verity James
Mr Antony Johnson
Mrs Julia Jones
Miss Michele Kaminski
Miss Michiyo Kato
Mrs Carol Kelly
Mrs Olive Kemp
Ms Mary Keyte
Professor Emeritus Joo-Hyon Kim
Professor Arthur Kinney
Professor Tetsuo Kishi
Mr Ryoichiro Kono
Dr David Langman
Ms Barbara Lanning
Major David Lees
Mrs Ann Lees
Mrs Kathleen Lishman
Mrs Kay Lloyd Jacques
Mrs and Mr A E Logan
Dr William Long  Mackinnon
Mr W Little
Mr Tim Messom
Mr Richard Morris
Ms Mimi Morris
Mrs Lois Morrogh
Sir Jeremy Morse
Mr Alex Neish
Mrs Marion Nicholls
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Nichol
Mr Tadaaki Noguchi O'Connor
Mrs Dina Jones
Miss Christine Penney
Miss Eve Pomerantz
Ms Chrys Preston
Mr John Price
Dr Sabine Prufer
Miss Bryony Purse
Mr and Mrs J Rothenberg
Mr Gary Seger
Mr Howard Shakespeare
Mr Dudley Simpson
Ms Yvonne Steele Hudson
Miss Elizabeth Sutter
Dame Janet Suzman
Miss Mayumi Tamura
Mr Martin Taylor
Mrs Valerie Thompson
Mr Michael Thrussell
Miss Sue Tipping
Miyoko Tokioka
Mr John Toll
Mr Toshinori Uchimura
Mrs Joy Walker
Mr Michael Westwood
Mr Christopher Whatmore
Ms Vanessa Whitburn
Mr David White
Mr Edward Widderson
Mr Russell Wigglesworth
Mrs Margaret Wimbury
Professor Akihiro Yamada
Mr Nicholas Youell

Shakespeare's Birthplace America

Malcolm Pray Foundation
Ms Toni Ritzenburg
Ms Laura Rose
Dr Gordon Strauss

And many hundreds of Friends and individual donors whose contributions are greatly valued.

Please consider joining us to help more people enjoy the wonderful legacy of William Shakespeare. By making a donation or becoming a Friend you can help with:

  • The transformation of Shakespeare's New Place to commemorate 400 years of his legacy
  • Giving over 1 million schoolchildren a great first encounter with Shakespeare through Shakespeare Week
  • Essential conservation of Shakespeare's Birthplace and the other Shakespeare family homes in our care
  • Caring for the priceless books, documents and museum objects in our Collection

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