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April 2017

Sonnets

Join the early birds to the Birthday Parade in search of the Golden Sonnet!  Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day…?  Many people recognise this line as Shakespeare’s work, …Continue reading

Posted on: 13th Apr, 2017

A weekend of festivities

A weekend of festivities throughout the town marking Shakespeare’s 453rd Birthday Celebrations for Shakespeare’s 453rd Birthday in 2017 bring family entertainment and fun activities to Stratford-upon-Avon for the whole weekend …Continue reading

Posted on: 5th Apr, 2017

February 2017

Shakespeare’s Birthday Lunch

Update 17.2.17 – Tickets are selling fast. Purchase now to avoid disappointment. Shakespeare Birthday Lunch – 22 April 2017 The 2017 Shakespeare Birthday Lunch, which is being organised independently, and …Continue reading

Posted on: 16th Feb, 2017

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March 2014

Icing on the Cake

Press release                                                                               SB103 ICING ON THE CAKE FOR SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS Giant Shakespeare cake theme will ensure Stratford gets a slice of the action This year, 450 years since …Continue reading

Posted on: 10th Mar, 2014

February 2014

Procession & Flag Unfurling Ceremony

Saturday 26 April 2014 – Procession & Flag Unfurling Ceremony Thousands of people are expected to line the streets in Stratford-upon-Avon town centre to see the Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday Celebrations …Continue reading

Posted on: 21st Feb, 2014

Shakespeare Birthday Luncheon

To mark the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth, this year’s Shakespeare Birthday Luncheon will return to its traditional venue in a splendid marquee in the Theatre Gardens. The luncheon …Continue reading

Posted on: 20th Feb, 2014

Stratford Town Walks Events

Town Walk  11am 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, April 2pm on 25, 26 27 April Join the award-winning daily town walk to discover Stratford and its fascinating relationship with …Continue reading

Posted on: 10th Feb, 2014

Holy Trinity Events

Wednesday 23 April – Shakespeare’s Birthday 11:00 am Coffee, Cakes and Sonnets performed by the Trinity Players Join the Trinity Players in Holy Trinity Church singing Happy Birthday to William Shakespeare …Continue reading

Posted on: 1st Feb, 2014

January 2014

April 2013

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Events

The. Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is celebrating the 450th birthday throughout the Shakespeare family houses and the streets of Stratford. Wednesday 23 April Shakespeare’s Birthplace What better place to celebrate Shakespeare’s …Continue reading

Posted on: 9th Apr, 2013

March 2013

Tudor World Events

Shakespeare Supper Tudor World will be having a Shakespeare Supper on Friday 25th April at 7.30pm in honour of Shakespeare’s Birthday at Hathaways in the High Street. Includes meal, wine and …Continue reading

Posted on: 1st Mar, 2013

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