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.

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.

Hosted by actor and presenter Alexander Armstrong, the luncheon will feature live music from the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the London Youth Chamber Choir, along with a plethora of special guests and experiences. Attendees will enjoy a three-course luncheon with Fortnum & Mason wine, Laurent Perrier champagne, and the presentation of the annual Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award.

The Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award celebrates individuals who have significantly furthered society’s understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the Bard’s work. This year, we are delighted to announce that the award will be presented to Juliet Stevenson CBE, whose stage career began at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1978.

Date:                           Saturday 25 April, 2020

Venue:                        Marquee on RSC Theatre Lawn

Timings:                     12:00pm – 4:00pm

Table/Ticket Information:

Both individual tickets and tables of 10 are available to purchase from 31 January 2020 via the RSC Box Office.

Tickets to the luncheon are limited and start at £100 per person or £1,000 for a table of 10 which includes a British champagne reception, a three-course luncheon with Fortnum & Mason wine, music, entertainment and plenty of style.

Individual Ticket: £100

  • Champagne reception
  • Seat at a Dress Table
  • 2 glasses of Fortnum & Mason wine
  • Three-course luncheon with tea, coffee and chocolates
  • Laurent Perrier champagne for the toasts

Dress Tables: £1000

  • Champagne reception
  • Table for 10 guests
  • 4 bottles of Fortnum & Mason wine (2 red, 2 white)
  • Three-course luncheon with tea, coffee and chocolates
  • Laurent Perrier Champagne for the toasts

Stall Tables: £1950

  • Table with premium positioning
  • Champagne reception
  • Table for 10 guests
  • 2 magnums of premium Fortnum & Mason wine (1 red, 1 white)
  • 2 bottles of Laurent Perrier Champagne
  • Three-course luncheon with tea, coffee and chocolates
  • Laurent Perrier Champagne for the toasts
  • Company logo featured in the event programme

We very much hope that you will be able to join us for what will be a spectacular luncheon with fabulous live music and special guests.

Should you have any questions in the meantime please don’t hesitate to contact Pragnell on the following email address: sbl@pragnell.co.uk