STATEMENT REGARDING CANCELLATION OF SHAKESPEARE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS 2020
The Town Clerk at Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council, said:
"Following advice from the Government and Public Health England on the current COVID-19 situation, the Town and District Councils have taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations in Stratford-upon-Avon. Read More
"The safety of visitors to the town is of paramount importance to us and, as such, the full weekend of events will be affected, including the Parade on Saturday 25 May and Quill Ceremony on Sunday at Holy Trinity Church.
"We know this will be disappointing for visitors who attend each year and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause."
STATEMENT REGARDING POSTPONEMENT OF SHAKESPEARE BIRTHDAY LUNCHEON 2020
"It is with huge regret that we must inform you that this year’s Shakespeare Birthday Luncheon will be postponed until April 2021. This decision was made after much careful consideration and with the health and safety of our guests being of the utmost importance.
"The Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award will still be presented to this year’s winner, Juliet Stevenson, CBE, and this will be featured subsequently on our website and social channels. Read More
"Furthermore, we will ensure that next year’s celebrations are doubly special and do hope that you will be able to attend the luncheon on Saturday, 24th April 2021.
"A member of The Royal Shakespeare Company box office team will contact ticket purchasers directly to arrange a refund.
"Should you have any further questions, please contact our events team at firstname.lastname@example.org."