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Birthplace 3D Lightshow Spectacular
Part of Christmas and Winter Events
See Shakespeare's Birthplace in a whole new light this Christmas.
21 November - 19 December 2013
Birthplace 3D Lightshow Spectacular:
21 November - 19 December
See Shakespeare's Birthplace in a whole new light with a unique combination of contemporary technology and live performance to dazzle and amaze.
Our spectacular 3D lightshow will bring Shakespeare's Birthplace to life four times per night, including performances of some of the most dramatic scenes from Shakespeare's best-loved plays by our resident acting troupe Shakespeare Aloud!
The lightshow will be visible from Henley Street and is completely free!
Launch Night: 21st November
The first lightshow will begin at 5.45pm and will be shown every 15 mins until 7.30pm for one night only.
Join us for a Christmas market, listen to a children's choir and meet the Shakespeare Puppies as we launch the festive season with a bang.
22nd Nov - 19 Dec
Performances will take place every day at 4.30pm, 5.00pm, 5.30pm and 6.00pm
In association with Henley Street Traders and supported by Warwickshire County Council.
Find out more: birthplacelightshow.co.uk
Watch a sneak preview courtesy of Stratford TV
Candle Glow Tours of Shakespeare's Birthplace
The Birthplace will also be extending its opening hours to allow visitors to take a special tour of the house by candlelight. Join us as we get into the festive spirit and learn about Elizabethan Christmas traditions.
Tours will take place after the 4.30, 5.00 and 5.30pm performances of the Lightshow Spectacular, 21 Nov - 19 Dec.
Tickets are available on the door, £5 adults, £2.50 children (cash only). Ticket price includes a chance to taste some traditional mead, and mince pies and mulled wine will be available to purchase from the café.