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Shakespeare Sisters

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Eleven year old Alexis and eight year old Sofia are sisters who love Shakespeare.  They visited Shakespeare’s Birthplace with their Mum and Aunt who had inspired their love of Shakespeare.  The beautiful garden that now surrounds Shakespeare’s childhood home felt like the perfect place for Alexis to perform sonnet 18 and Sofia to bring to […]

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Shakespeare Sisters

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Eleven year old Alexis and eight year old Sofia are sisters who love Shakespeare.  They visited Shakespeare’s Birthplace with their Mum and Aunt who had inspired their love of Shakespeare.  The beautiful garden that now surrounds Shakespeare’s childhood home felt like the perfect place for Alexis to perform sonnet 18 and Sofia to bring to […]

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Celebrating William Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday

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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 […]

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Donna Holt from Pennsylvania, USA and Shirley Winterbottom from near Glossop, Derbyshire

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Donna has acted and directed Shakespeare back home in Pennsylvania and Shirley’s son is a working actor who discovered a love of Shakespeare at school – of course they ended up here at the Bard’s home. It was such a pleasure to spend some time in their company and have the chance to talk about […]

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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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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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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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Shante Zenith from Minnesota

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Shante is a drama student and felt that being here in the UK she could not miss the opportunity to visit the Birthplace of William Shakespeare. Being at the Birthplace Shante wanted to Track down Shakespeare and learn more about his routes and where he came from.