Shakespeare Week

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School children helping out at Mary Arden's FarmFrom the collections
  • Shakespeare’s patrons: Henry Wriothesley

    Wed 27 Apr 2016

    Who were William Shakespeare’s patrons?  Find out about Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton. His portrait can be found in the museum collections of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. This post was written and researched by volunteer Gemma…

  • New Catalogue for 2016

    Mon 25 Apr 2016

    For the past year or so, the Collections Department at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust have all been working on an exciting project to redesign how we manage our collections information behind the scenes and how we present it to the public online.

  • Doing Shakespeare While Black?

    Wed 27 Apr 2016

    Doing Shakespeare While Black? By Alexa Huang Race is an uncomfortable but important topic in our age of globalization. In the art and entertainment industry, race is both visible and invisible in various forms of embodiment. After all, actors…
  • Stratford-upon-Avon 1616

    Mon 18 Apr 2016

    You might like to listen to Paul Edmondson’s lecture on Startford-upon-Avon 1616 Paul Edmondson’s lecture starts with Shakespeare’s funeral and the funeral monuments in Holy Trinity Church.  He thinks about Shakespeare’s…