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Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall opens to the public on 23 April to mark 400th anniversary of world’s greatest playwright

The schoolroom where William Shakespeare was educated and the Guildhall where he first experienced live theatre will be opening to the public for the first time on Saturday 23 April 2016, exactly 400 years after his death.

Step into Shakespeare’s shoes

Free self-guided tour Saturday 23 April – Sunday 30 October 2016.

Conservation update: Shakespeare Schoolroom & Guildhall

Conservationists working on Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall have uncovered a new figure in a rare medieval wall painting.

Students of Shakespeare’s Schoolroom Celebrate the Birthday and 400th Anniversary of their Fellow-student

On Saturday 23 April students from King Edward VI School (K.E.S.) in Stratford-upon-Avon will celebrate the birthday of former student William Shakespeare as they have done since 1893.

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Allchurches Trust Limited
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