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Happy Birthday Shakespeare from some temporary Tudors

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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.

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Sharing Shakespeare’s Birthday

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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.

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Life’s better when you’re rocking a ruff

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In Shakespeare’s time, all stylish Elizabethans held one firm conviction –  the bigger your ruff, the better your day.  Which is why it was such a joy to see the garden of Shakespeare’s Birthplace brought alive on his 450th birthday by visitors like 11 year old Jacob Taylor from Yardley Wood, who dropped in at […]

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Visitors from Thailand celebrate 450 years of Shakespeare

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On William Shakespeare’s Birthday we welcomed visitors from all over the world to his Birthplace here in Stratford -upon-Avon. It was great to meet two Shakespeare fans from Thailand who were happy to don a couple of cloaks from our special Tudor dressing up tent and wish the great man a happy birthday.