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February Half Term Fun!

Fun for all the family this half term!

Fun for all the family this half term!

There's plenty of fun to be had this February Half Term at the Shakespeare Family Homes, so you can really make the most of your 12 months free repeat visits with all passes. 

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Shakespearian Cottage Bird Watch, 18 - 26 February

Become a Shakespearian twitcher for the day and discover more about the birds which feature in Shakespeare's plays on our bird trail.  For the little bird spotters, get a head start on spring help the feathered friends in your garden build a home by making a nesting material holder.  Stick on your wellies, grab some binoculars and go on a woodland adventure before stopping for a mug of hot chocolate in the cafe.

Shakespeare's Birthplace

Tudor Feast Talks, 18-26 February

Have a go at making your own addition to our Tudor feast as our guide tells you all about the wonderful food the Tudors enjoyed.  Talks take place at 12pm and 2pm.

Zoolab! 23 February

Join Georgie Jeffries for Zoolab's spectacular show at Shakespeare's Birthplace.  Discover the tales of a Tudor street urchin and the animals that kept her company - whether she wanted them to or not!

Shakespeare's New Place

Quill Writing and Seal Making, 

Test your skills with a quill, learn the story behind the W.S Ring and create your own wax seal using a replica ring.

Zoolab! 24 February

Bring your Shakespearian learning to life, with the help of some curious creatures at Zoolab UK's Tudor Workshop.  See, meet and touch the animals that would have crossed Shakespeare's path and hear the tales of the Tudor street urchin that roamed the streets with them.

Plus, during half term (13-21 February) at Shakespeare's New Place you can discover the types of foods the Tudors cooked during Lent, and which food were off the menu.


All events take place from 12pm-4pm and included in admission.   Click here to book your tickets and save 10% off passes online.

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