The Birthday Lunch

The Shakespeare Birthday Award Luncheon 2020

 The Shakespeare Birthday Luncheon is a traditional part of the annual Shakespeare Birthday celebrations in Stratford-upon-Avon and takes place following the annual Birthday parade.

There will be live music, special guests, speeches, toasts and the presentation of the annual Pragnell Shakepeare Award for “outstanding achievement in extending the appreciation and enjoyment of the works of William Shakespeare and in the general advancement of Shakespearian knowledge and understanding”.

Past winners have included Dame Judi Dench, Sir Kenneth Branagh and Sir Ian McKellen to name a few. The full list can be found


Date:                           Saturday 25 April, 2020

Venue:                        Marquee on RSC Theatre Lawn

Attendees:                 660 Attendees (66 tables x10)

Timings:                     12:00pm – 4:00pm

Format:                      Champagne Reception

3 Course Luncheon

Pragnell Shakespeare Award Presentation

Table/Tickets Information:

RSC Box Office ticket sales and information will be live from 31 January, 2020


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