Archive | January, 2012
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Matt, Jo & Thomas from Bury St Edmunds

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Matt & Jo where on their first weekend away with their new son Thomas and had wanted to visit Stratford for a while. Matt found the influence that Shakespeare has had on modern day English very  interesting and Jo found that in coming to the Birthplace she was able to find Shakespeare himself, not just his words but his life and […]

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Nicole, Linda, Erika and Stephanie from the College of New Jersey

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A group of students from the College of New Jersey came through the Birthplace today as part of a two week course on British theatre and literature.  It’s easy to see how much they love the language of Shakespeare and appreciate the magic of being in his boyhood home.  It was an absolute pleasure to […]

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Wendy and family from London

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I’m delighted to say this is a fabulous first for the Birthplace – our very first sign language blog.  We hope to have many more.  It was great to talk to Wendy and her son who both bring to life so eloquently the appeal of the Birthplace.  We would love to hear from anyone who […]

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Students from San Diego, California

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Meet Julius Caesar and Romeo at the back door of the Birthplace – or to be more exact, Patrick from San Diego who has played both roles.  Talking to Patrick and his pals brightened our day here at the Birthplace and his message to William Shakespeare is not to be missed.

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Alexis from New Jersey, USA

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Alexis, having studied Shakespeare at school felt it was good to be able to come to the house where Shakespeare was born

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Vanessa & Natasha from Greece

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Vanessa & Natasha whist having a small case of the giggles did manage to tell us that they came to Shakespeare’s Birthplace because of his plays and his life.

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Marianna Trifan from Romania

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Marianna loves Shakespeare and so when here in the UK she felt she must see the Birthplace.

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Zach Schneider from Ohio USA

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Zach a budding actor is on a study trip to London and felt that whilst her in the UK he should come and see the house where Shakespeare was born.

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Jasmine & Jade from Australia

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Jasmine and Jade where visiting the Birthplace with their parents and whilst they have not started studying Shakespeare at school yet they have heard of Romeo & Juliet.

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Chua Qi Zian from Singapore

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Chua was here to visit the home of the greatest ever playwright, he had studied Shakespeare at School and was amazed to find that Shakespeare home was quite large and spacious.