On William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, visitors to his Birthplace had the chance to dress up as if it was still the sixteenth century. These young people from Manchester transformed themselves into temporary Tudors and brought the garden alive with their energy,wit and enthusiasm. It was great to meet them.
On April 23rd 1564 William Shakespeare was born in a house on Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon. Exactly 450 years later, in the garden of the very same house, visitors from around the world gathered to celebrate the Bard’s big birthday. The atmosphere was full of joy and we hope that the birthday blogs on Living Shakespeare […]
If you share a birthday with William Shakespeare there’s only one place to be on April 23rd and that’s here in the house where he was born on Henley Street in Stratford upon Avon. “Shakespeare must be so proud to share a birthday with my aunt!” said Campbell McKegg from New Zealand when he and […]
It was brilliant to bump into Lorraine Marples from Lutterworth when she visited Shakespeare’s Birthplace on the Bard’s 450th birthday. She shares not only the great man’s birthday but also his love of words.