It's Shakespeare Week!
Celebrate with us from 16-22 March 2015
Discover our short courses for adult learners, including 'Living Shakespeare' and 'Winter School'
Explore our Treasures
We have a wealth of fascinating books and other artefacts in safe keeping at the Shakespeare Centre.
Explore our library and archive collectio ns on-line.
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Follow our dedicated Education Twitter account @SBTEducation for all the latest fun and updates from the Learning team
Delve deeper into the world of Shakespeare
Short educational courses for groups aged 15 and upwards. Fun and educational courses that are the perfect accompaniment to a theatre visit.
Three day courses designed to complement current RSC productions
Explore our blog sites and really get to know us.
All about Shakespeare from the education team and beyond
Stories exploring Shakespeare through the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Collections
Stories direct from visitors to Shakespeare's Birthplace
News, Tudor skills and more from the team at Mary Arden's Farm
View our collections
Discover thousands of manuscripts, rare books, artefacts and works of art with fascinating associations with William Shakespeare
Explore some of our star objects
Discover what’s in our collection
Behind the scenes in the Collections Department
Parliament and Democracy in the CollectionsWed 17 Jun 2015
This week the National Archive are holding a mini-Explore Your Archive campaign to coincide with the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Explore Your Archive is usually a larger campaign in November which promotes archives…
Magna Carta and Shakespeare’s The Life and Death of King JohnTue 16 Jun 2015
Magna Carta (the Great Charter); one of the most famous documents in the world, is 800 years old! “The Charter of Runnymede”, as it was first known, was granted by King John (1199-1216) in June 1215, following open rebellion by many of his…
Jonathan Strange and the Friends of English Verse DramaTue 16 Jun 2015‘This other magic, it will not do, sir.’ – Gilbert Norrell ‘But Shakespear’s Magick could not copy’d be, Within that Circle none durst walk but he.’ – John Dryden It’s entirely possible that…
Travel to England by Henry and Emily Folger, 1903 – 1923Tue 2 Jun 2015Henry Folger was unlike his executive colleagues at the Standard Oil Company in New York who vacationed in Florida and California or cruised the Mediterranean. He took his wife and collecting partner Emily to England eleven times between 1903 and…