shakespeare

Get ahead of the class (and save 10%) with a Shakespeare inspired tour of England

Venture on a literature inspired UK break and brush up on your knowledge before sending the young ones back to school with a three day tour around Shakespeare’s England with Rabbie’s.

Visit historic locales such as Stratford-upon-Avon, the poet’s hometown, plus places that were inspirational to many of his tales studied in the class room such as Warwick Castle or Bampton, also popular for its Downton Abbey connection, as some buildings in this small town were chosen to feature in the acclaimed TV show. 

Shakespeare’s contemporary cultural influence unlocked by British tech firm Blippar on 400th anniversary of his death

To mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare on Saturday 23th April, members of the public will be able to discover and celebrate his profound influence on British language and culture just by using their mobile phones to scan everyday items.

Shakespeare’s 400-year legacy celebrated with vibrant mix of pageantry and performance

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on 23 April 2016, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has planned an extra special programme of celebrations in honour of William Shakespeare - Stratford’s most famous son and the world’s greatest playwright with a vibrant mix of music, performance and family fun. From Shakespeare-inspired opera and sonnets performed hip-hop style, to an exclusive BBC Radio 3 workshop and creative doodling on a giant Art Cube, there’s plenty to celebrate this special anniversary year.