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.
Education on Twitter
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
A Visit from “The Players”Wed 20 May 2015
Norma Hampson is a long-standing volunteer at the Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive and has written this blog to share details from her current project, listing visitors from the early Birthplace visitor books. On the 11th July 1856 ‘The…
A Shakespearian Time CapsuleTue 12 May 2015
For those of you who ever have the chance to walk down Henley Street, past the Shakespeare Centre and Shakespeare’s Birthplace, it might be interesting to know that hidden in the foundation stone of the Centre is a lead lined casket, or time…
The Shylock ProjectFri 1 May 2015by Shaul Bassi This summer scholars, actors, students will spend four weeks on a Venetian island with an ambitious goal, that of preparing the first ever promenade production of The Merchant of Venice in the Jewish Ghetto. Two landmark…
Bernard Quaritch Ltd. and Henry FolgerFri 1 May 2015“I regret that you insist upon a discount from my catalogue prices. I must decline trading on such terms. That other booksellers allow 10% discount from their catalogue is no precedent for me. These men made their selling prices accordingly. I am…