Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations 2023
This year's Shakespear's Birthday Celebrations will be held on Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 April. Please click here for details.
Videos & Photos
Discover or re-live Stratford-upon-Avon's Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations through our archive of photographs and films.
Help us illustrate the story of the tradition by sharing your own photographs and film with us.
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The traditional Birthday Celebrations return to Stratford-upon-Avon in April, extending a hand of cultural friendship to many national and international visitors who come to join in the festivities.
During the Covid-19 pandemic when the arranging of a physical parade was not possible, we released a virtual celebration which was broadcast via YouTube. This can be accessed via the link www.shakespeares-birthday.uk.
We are greatly indebted to all those who, by their help and support, have made the 2022 Birthday Celebrations possible. We therefore look forward to welcoming everyone to Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday 22 April 2023 for this year's event.