Shakespeare's Birthday Parade

People have been celebrating Shakespeare’s birthday in Stratford for nearly 200 years. Every year on 23 April students from K.E.S. lead a floral procession from the Guildhall to Shakespeare’s grave at Holy Trinity Church. Headmaster Reverend Robert de Courcy Laffan began this tradition in 1893.

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