Hidden Treasures

Special basement tours of the Collections at the Shakespeare Centre.

22-23 August 2013

Shakespeare's Birthplace

  • General interest

As part of the national Hidden Treasures we are offering visitors the rare opportunity to sign up for scheduled tours of our basement stores at the Shakespeare Centre.

Staff will be on hand to show the treasures from our extensive and wide-ranging collections, which include early printed books, pre-twentieth century theatre ephemera, the archive of the RSC, and a wealth of material pertaining to the history of Stratford and South Warwickshire, including documents which mention Shakespeare from his lifetime and local estate collections.

Tour times: 10.30am & 2.30pm on 22nd and 23rd August.

Meeting point: Reading Room Reception at the Shakespeare Centre.

Maximum number of place:15 per tour.  To book email scla@shakespeare.org.uk or tel. 01789 204016.