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Saving Shakespeare’s Birthplace: The 170th Anniversary

at Shakespeare's Birthplace

Shakespeare's Birthplace was purchased at auction on 16 Sept 1847. Discover how Charles Dickens spearheaded the campaign to save Shakespeare's Birthplace for the nation in our temporary exhibition, supported by theatrical re-enactment of the purchase of the Birthplace. 

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