Explore our Treasures

We have a wealth of fascinating books and other artefacts in safe keeping at the Shakespeare Centre.

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Cambridge School Shakespeare

We are proud to be working in collaboration with Cambridge University Press, who publish over 200 Shakespeare titles.

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Shakespeare Week

Thank you for helping us make the first Shakespeare Week a huge success!

Over 3,000 schools took part, and we want to make next year even bigger.

Shakespeare Week 2015: 16-22 March

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From the collectionsSchool children helping out at Mary Arden's Farm
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    Educational courses

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  • Shakespeare Week

    Shakespeare Week

    A national celebration bringing Shakespeare vividly to life for millions of primary school children.

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  • Blogging Shakespeare

    Blogging Shakespeare

    All about Shakespeare from the education team and beyond

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  • A Ride taken in July 1785 (Diary of a Tour through Oxfordshire and Warwickshire)

    Fri 25 Jul 2014

    In the collection of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust there are a number of travel diaries and journals which can tell us so much about the world that their writers encountered. As well as including important facts and historical information, they…

  • What made people fight in Shakespeare’s time and in the First World War?

    Wed 23 Jul 2014

    “Now all the youth of England are on fire!” This series of blogs supports a new exhibition at Hall’s Croft: ‘Cry Havoc! and let slip the dogs of war’ – The First World War, Shakespeare and Stratford. The exhibition and…

  • Shakespeare in Gyula

    Fri 18 Jul 2014

    While my colleagues of the Shakespeare on the Road venture are hurtling round a series of Shakespeare festivals in the New World – I hope to join them on the Canadian leg of their journey – I had the pleasure of attending a festival in the…
  • Notes from the Crescent City: Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Katrina and Jazz

    Sun 13 Jul 2014

    The undeniable spirit of New Orleans has infused our four days here with a beat all of its own. From our first evening when we took our eye-opening walk down Bourbon Street, to the photograph we had taken with an Uncle Sam lookalike outside the…