This SUMMER TAKE A STEP INSIDE
Shakespeare’s Family Homes
21 July – 2 September 2018
From family activities and picnic events to beautiful gardens and outdoor theatre there’s something for everyone to enjoy this summer.
Threads of the Unsaid
21 July – 2 September / Daily 12noon – 4pm / Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
Play your part in a crowd-scripted immersive retelling of Romeo & Juliet which will grow and unfurl into a tunnel of scarlet red threads woven around the orchards of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Online contributions to the project are also welcome #giveascript
Join us for the finale (1 September) and celebrate the fledging peace that ends Romeo & Juliet with family friendly fun on the theme of peace and reconciliation.
The Big Picnic*
Saturday 21 July / 12noon – 4pm / Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
Pack a picnic and join us in the garden to enjoy our magician , live music, puppet show, face painter and family activities in the marquee. *Free for CV37 residents with proof of residency.
Gastrell on trial
21 July – 2 September / 12noon – 4pm / Shakespeare’s New Place
Join us as we put Gastrell, the man behind the demolition of Shakespeare’s New Place, on trial. Was he a victim or villain? You decide!
New Place: 2nd Birthday Party*
Sunday 19 August / 12noon – 4pm / Shakespeare’s New Place
Help us celebrate Shakespeare’s New Place’s 2nd birthday. Come dressed as a famous pair from history and enjoy face painting, magician and live music. *Free for CV37 residents with proof of residency.
Saturday 25 August / 11am – 4pm / Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
Bring your dog and a picnic and join in the fun with plenty of activities for your furry friends to enjoy. Bring your dog and enjoy 30% off a single house ticket (including family tickets – up to 2 adults and 4 children).
Friday 27-28 July / 7.30pm / Mary Arden’s Farm / Booking required
Romeo & Juliet (27th) and The Tempest (28th) by Oddsocks Productions
Saturday 11 August / 2.30pm / Anne Hathaway’s Cottage / Booking required
Peter Pan by Immersion Theatre
Sunday 19 August / 7pm / Hall’s Croft / Booking required
The Winter’s Tale by The Festival Players
All this plus:
DISCOVER THE GARDENS. Whatever your passions, you’ll love our beautiful gardens. There’s five to explore, each offering something different.
ENJOY OUR SUMMER TALKS AND TOURS. Enhance your visit wuth a range of talks and tours included in admission at each of the five Shakespeare Family Homes.
RELAX AND REFUEL. Enjoy our Tudor inspired dishes at Mary Arden’s Farm, a cream tea at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage or relax with a coffee and cake at Hall’s Croft.
TREAT YOURSELF. From Mulberry Gin and exclusive gifts there’s so much to choose from in our shops. Every purchase helps support the vital care and conservation of our Homes and Collections.
To find out more information and to book tickets visit www.shakespeare.org.uk
12 months free with every pass
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV376QW
Tel: 01789 204016