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Summer Holiday Fun

At Shakespeare's Family Homes

This summer join us at Shakespeare's family homes to make memories and enjoy family days out. From picnic events to outdoor theatre and Tudor markets, there's something for everyone to enjoy this summer.

Summer Arts Project

28 July - 1 September / Shakespeare's Family Homes

We are inviting visitors of all ages to help us recreate and retell YOUR version of Shakespeare's tragic tale, Romeo and Juliet. Everyone's contribution will be part of an amazing immersive retelling during our Peace Festival on 1st September. 

Stay tuned for more information.

The Big Picnic

21 July / Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Roll up roll up for annual community picnic! BBQ, magician, local band, children's puppet theatre, face painting, balloon modelling and plenty of family activities to keep all ages entertained.

THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR CV37 RESIDENTS (Proof of address required)

Romeo and Juliet & The Tempest

By Oddsocks Productions

27 & 28 July, 7.30pm / Mary Arden's Farm

Oddsocks breath new life into Romeo and Juliet with a musical mods and rockers twist plus a sci-fi adaptation of The Tempest. Pricing and booking information will follow shortly.

Peter Pan

By Immersion Theatre Company

11 August, 2.30pm / Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Immersion theatre invite you to soar away to Neverland as they proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical music to date, Peter Pan. Pricing and booking information will follow shortly. 

Shakes-paw's Day

25 August / Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Come and celebrate your four-legged friends with treats and demos. Bring a dog and get 30% off a single house ticket (including family tickets - up to 2 adults and 4 children).

Peace Festival

1 September / Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Join us for a host of different experiences, from meditation sessions to craft activities, all with the aim of celebrating personal and interpersonal peace.


Plus, don't miss our fabulous family trails that bring each of the houses to life with extra puzzles and treasure hunts for children of all ages. 

With a whole summer of fabulous events and activities to enjoy you can really make the most of our free repeat visits throughout the school holidays! Book Online to save 10% off tickets to Shakespeare's family homes.


Planning ahead

Look out for our other events to extend the fun beyond the summer holidays:

Apple Days

22-23 September / Mary Arden's Farm

Experience the hustle and bustle of a Tudor market at our harvest celebrations. Enjoy apple tasting, cider bar, traditional crafts and puppet shows

Fun Palaces

6 October / Henley Street

FREE weekend of educational arts, science and hands-on fun.



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This is where the story began Walk in Shakespeare's footsteps The home of Shakespeare’s daughter, Susanna Relive Shakespeare’s love story Mary Arden's Farm is now closed for the winter. We will re-open on 10 March 2018