Shakespeare's Birthplace

Shakespeare's Birthplace
Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW
  • Telephone 01789 204016
  • Opening times Opening times vary, see website for details.
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  • Website www.shakespeare.org.uk
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See where the bard with the beard was born, as you walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up. This site also holds live theatre events, as well as informative talks and tours, which explore everything from the playwright's works to his place in the literary canon.

Events at this venue

There are 8 events at this location

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After Hours: Calligraphy for Christmas

Embrace your crafty side and make a beautiful Christmas card design with Denise Hagon's Calligraphy Workshop. In this workshop you will learn to write the Gothic script in the traditional way with dip pens and ink on a choice of gorgeous papers. Denise Hagon is a professional calligrapher with over 30 years experience…

Sat 8 Dec

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 17:30 – 19:30

After Hours: Corsets and Codpieces

Join our resident costume expert Nic Fulcher as he takes us on a journey into the intimate world of Tudor fashion and shows us what was going on under the velvet gowns.

Sat 10 Nov

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 17:30 – 19:30

After hours: Hand's On Evening

Come and have a go at all the things usually reserved for children in a special evening just for adults. Activities include making a wax seal, writing with a quill pen and making puppets.

Wed 11 Jul

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 17:30 – 19:30

After Hours: Sex & the Tudors

Sex & the Tudors, a lecture given by Tutbury Castle Curator, Lesley Smith, is a rip-roaring tumble through the sexual exploits of the Tudors. Contraception, conception, prostitution and gay sex feature in this engaging and highly entertaining lecture. Not suitable for those who shock easily or have a nervous…

Sat 8 Sep

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 17:30 – 19:30

After Hours: The Power Of Words

As part of our peace and reconciliation programme The Very Reverand John Whitcombe - Dean of Coventry cathedral talks about how the moving story from Coventry cathedral has helped shape communities locally and across the world, encouraging them in healing the wounds of history; learning to live with difference and…

Sat 13 Oct

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 17:30 – 19:30

Ale tasting with Bob Yeats Tunnel Brewery

Bob Yeats Tunnel Brewery will present a collection of hand-crafted ales for tasting. A mixture of popular craft ales, Traditional Beers and a Mulberry Ale made with mulberries from the famous Mulberry trees at Shakespeare's New Place.

Sat 14 Jul

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 17:30 – 19:30

Fun Palaces

Come along and enjoy a day of fun, hands-on educational activity, bringing science and art into creative synergy. Join us on Henley Street for a day of FREE hands-on activities for all ages celebrating the arts and sciences in the Stratford community! Street science, upcycling, stage combat, story telling, a jelly-baby…

Thu 6 Sep

Free / 01789 204016

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Hear The Ambassadors

'Hear the Ambassadors' represents a collaboration between one of the UK's most prestigious cultural institutions, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and the University of Warwick. It draws together the material resources of the Trust's collections and its expertise in mounting exhibitionsand uses them to narrate the double…

Mon 25 Jun

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 26 Jun

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 27 Jun

£10 ( £8) / 01789 204016

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 68 more dates until 3 Sep

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