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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 Shakespeare's family homes, so you can really make the most of your 12 months free repeat visits with all tickets.

Shakespeare's Birthplace

From Africa to Outer Space: Shakespeare Aloud! at the Movies
Daily, 10am-4pm

Join our in-house acting troupe for a whistle-stop look at Shakespeare's influence on the silver screen.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Going on a Nature Hunt
Daily, 10am-4pm

Follow one of our new nature hunt trails through nine acres of woodland and orchards, and share your finds with us on social media.

Hall's Croft

Sweetmeats and Suckets
Daily, 12pm-4pm

Find out how the Jacobeans entertained and showed their wealth with an array of delicate and decorative sugar work and sweet foods, learn about their origins, peculiar names and methods of creation in our 17th century kitchen.

Shakespeare's New Place

Shakespeare and Sci-Fi
Tuesday 19 February, 12pm and 2pm

Listen to our guides talk about Shakespeare's influence on the science-fiction genre, including extracts from the Klingon translation of Hamlet!

Beneath the Visiting Moon
Tuesday 19 February, 6pm-8pm - Sold out event.

In this 50th anniversary year since the moon landing, join us for a spot of stargazing in the Great Garden on the night of the closest and largest of three full supermoons expected in 2019. Our in-house acting troupe Shakespeare Aloud! will perform soliloquies inspired by the cosmos! Wrap up warm and bring a blanket and your telescope.

Shakespeare in Emojis
Daily, 12pm-4pm     

Take the spotlight in our puppet theatre and act out your favourite Shakespeare play in emojis.                                                                                    

Draw the Model
16 and 23 February at 2pm

A guided tour around the New Place house model to learn all about Tudor interiors and what life was like at home with the Shakespeares.


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This is where the story began Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of a working Tudor Farm. We are now closed for winter and will re-open 16 March 2019. Relive Shakespeare’s love story Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps The home of Shakespeare’s daughter, Susanna