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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.

Shakespeare's Birthplace

Leather Working Week

Discover the working world of William's father John Shakespeare.  Step into the workshop and with the help of our in house experts you can have a go at stretching and working leather just as Shakespeare's father would have.  Find out how the Shakespeare's lived and what life was like back in Stratford over 450 years ago.  

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

1540s: Hathaway Times

The 1540s was a time of unrest in England and in this unruly time the Hathaway's first moved to the idyllic cottage in Shottery.  Discover the gruesome facts, rebellions and intrigue of Tudor England that the Hathaway's lived through by reading the 'Hathaway Times' a newspaper trail sheet that leads you through the cottage on a path of surprising facts.

Hall's Croft

Winter Sniffles by Live 'n' History, 24 February

Join the Live'n'History team for a lesson on Jacobean medicine.  Discover what ingredients the Jacobeans believed would cure their colds and find out how Shakespeare's daughter helped her physician husband John Hall. 

Shakespeare's New Place

Magical Shadow Puppet Theatre 

Visit Shakespeare's New Place this half term  and discover the magical story of A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Come and play in our shadow puppet theatre and bring to life characters from Shakespeare's spellbinding play.


All events take place from 17-25 February, 12pm-4pm unless otherwise stated and included in admission. Book online to save 10% off tickets to Shakespeare's family homes.

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