Shakespeare Week

It's Shakespeare Week!

Celebrate with us from 16-22 March 2015

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  • Shakespeare Courses

    Shakespeare Courses


    Short educational courses for groups aged 15 and upwards. Fun and educational courses that are the perfect accompaniment to a theatre visit.

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  • Leisure Learners

    Leisure Learners


    Three day courses designed to complement current RSC productions

    Leisure Leaners

  • Knitting sheaths – every household should have one!

    Tue 26 May 2015

    This knitting sheath is a bit of a mystery object. Looking at it today, it is difficult to work out what it actually is as these tools have fallen out of popular use. Times have changed and technology has moved on, but in Elizabethan times the…

  • 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…

  • The Shylock Project

    Fri 1 May 2015

    by 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 Folger

    Fri 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…