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Music in Elizabethan theatre to modern day with Jen Waghorn
11/04/2020 17:30
Collections Cream Teas: International Collections

Hear from staff in these informal sessions and see up-close archive and museum items, before enjoying a delicious cream tea.

20/04/2020 14:00
The Annual Shakespeare Birthday Lecture

The lecture this year will look at Shakespeare’s Self-Portrait in Holy Trinity Church.

Nearly everything about Shakespeare’s funerary monument has been subject to scrutiny, from its placement in Holy Trinity Church to the number of buttons on the effigy’s doublet. This year's Birthday Lecture asks a new question: does the monument represent Shakespeare the way he himself wanted to be remembered?

With Shakespeare historian and expert Lena Orlin, Georgetown University Professor and Shakespeare Birthplace Trustee.
24/04/2020 16:00
Living Shakespeare: May Course

Join us in May for another three-day Living Shakespeare course. Enjoy a full programme of talks and discussions from Shakespeare experts.

The full course package includes the programme of talks, plus theatre tickets to see the following shows at the RSC: The Winter's Tale, The Comedy of Errors and Europeana, all of which you will have the opportunity to discuss during the course.
If you wish to organise your own tickets, or are interested in coming for the full programme only, please select the package without tickets.
Places on the course are non-refundable, so please make sure you are able to attend before booking.
Registration for the course closes on 3 April 2020.If you have any questions, or require any assistance, please contact us on 01789 207131 or learning@shakespeare.org.uk
19/05/2020 13:30
Special Lecture Series with Professor Sir Stanley Wells: What Do the Sonnets Tell Us About Shakespeare?

Wednesday 27 May (with an introductory tribute to Sir Stanley by Professor Lena Orlin, Georgetown University and SBT Trustee)

In celebration of Professor Sir Stanley Wells’s 90th birthday, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is commissioning its Honorary President, former Chairman (and the world’s leading Shakespeare scholar) to give four public lectures. These are all on the theme ‘What was Shakespeare really like?’ If anyone can start to answer that question, we believe that Stanley can.

Photo by William Mulryne

27/05/2020 17:00
Special Lecture Series with Professor Sir Stanley Wells: What Made Shakespeare Laugh?

Wednesday 3 June 2020 (with an introductory tribute to Sir Stanley by Professor Michael Dobson, The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)

In celebration of Professor Sir Stanley Wells’s 90th birthday, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is commissioning its Honorary President, former Chairman (and the world’s leading Shakespeare scholar) to give four public lectures. These are all on the theme ‘What was Shakespeare really like?’ If anyone can start to answer that question, we believe that Stanley can.      

Photo by William Mulryne

03/06/2020 17:00
Poetry Festival: Dame Carol Ann Duffy and Ella Duffy

Dame Carol Ann Duffy and her daughter Ella Duffy read their from their own poetry, especially reflecting on this year's Festival's themes of the environment and the natural world.

14/06/2020 19:00
Living Shakespeare: July Course

Join us in July for another three-day Living Shakespeare course. Enjoy a full programme of talks and discussions from Shakespeare experts.

The full course package includes the programme of talks, plus theatre tickets to see the following shows at the RSC: The Comedy of Errors, The Winter’s Tale and Peer Gynt, all of which you will have the opportunity to discuss during the course.
If you wish to organise your own tickets, or are interested in coming for the full programme only, please select the package without tickets.
Places on the course are non-refundable, so please make sure you are able to attend before booking.
Registration for the course closes on 29 May 2020.If you have any questions, or require any assistance, please contact us on 01789 207131 or learning@shakespeare.org.uk
14/07/2020 13:30