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Winter School 2024

A programme of talks and conversations focused on two Shakespeare plays.

Enjoy lively talks, discussions and Q and A sessions with subject specialists and theatre practitioners.

Whether you are a returning attendee, or coming for the first time, we would love to welcome you in February 2024 for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's popular and convivial Winter School.

Across three days, you can enjoy a rich and varied programme of talks and conversations with Shakespeare experts and theatre professionals, as well as opportunities to connect with fellow enthusiasts. Confirmed speakers, who will deliver sessions exploring the art of theatre reviewing, the musical quality of Shakespeare's works, his 'borrowings' from other writers, include:

Dr Paul Prescott

Rev. Dr Paul Edmondson

Dr Darren Freebury-Jones

Dr Jennifer Waghorn

Dr Nick Walton

The course also includes the opportunity (optional) to see evening performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Merchant of Venice 1936 at the RSC theatres.

>> Download the Winter School Programme

Venue: Stratford-upon-Avon Town Hall. Please note, this may be subject to change in which case we will notify participants well in advance.

Ticket Prices:

£200 for the course package (with theatre tickets) - sold out
£120 for the course package (without theatre tickets) - still available to book

Places are limited so early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

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