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After Hours

Try something different in 2019

Join us after hours for a special programme of unique events throughout 2019

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When the crowds have left and our beautiful buildings are quiet, we invite you to try something different. On the second Saturday of each month, sample a wide range of specially programmed talks and workshops from drawing to flower arranging, interior design to ale tasting. 

After Hours Events 2019:

All Hail the Ale - 13 July - Travel back in time to 1647 and visit the Swan and Maidenhead Inn to find out why ale was an important part of Tudor life. Finish your tour with a sampling session by Bob Yates from Tunnel Brewery. SOLD OUT

Vision or Vanity - 10 August - Join us for a Q&A where we will be looking at the life and legacy of the Shakespearian actor David Garrick. 

Drawing the Birthplace - 14 September - Back due to popular demand! Join Ed Isaacs in the garden as he takes you on a detailed journey of how to sketch Shakespeare’s Birthplace.

Herbs for Health - 12 October - Growing in the Hall’s Croft garden are the hidden secret recipes to natural good health. Find out more about the remedies used by Tudors.

Over Throne - 9 November - Join us for an evening of performance and discussion as we take a look at the disgraced rulers that were overthrown in Shakespeare’s plays. 

Christmas Shakespeare Pub Quiz - 14 December - Try something different this Christmas at the 'Shakespeare pub quiz' for trivia with a twist! Starting from 7pm at our new Will's Kitchen.


All After Hours events are on Saturdays from 5.30-7pm (with the exception of the Pub Quiz, which starts at 7pm)

For ticket prices and event locations please look at each of the individual After Hours events.

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