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Look: William Shakespeare’s schoolroom in Stratford to open to the public

Look: William Shakespeare’s schoolroom in Stratford to open to the public

By Lucy Lynch for the Coventry Telegraph, 26 December 2015 William Shakespeare’s schoolroom will open to the public next year as one of the highlights of the 400th anniversary of his death. Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall in Church Street, Stratford, is due to open to the public daily from April, the month of his death in 1616. He died aged 52 from an […]

January 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
William Shakespeare vs Robert Burns: Writers go head to head for first time

William Shakespeare vs Robert Burns: Writers go head to head for first time

By  Chris Green for the Independent, 25 December 2015 They have long been acknowledged as the national bards of England and Scotland, their mastery of language ensuring that their legacies are still celebrated centuries after their deaths. Now William Shakespeare and Robert Burns are going head to head at last in what is believed to be the first-ever academic conference to […]

January 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
William Shakespeare’s tryst with a female fan

William Shakespeare’s tryst with a female fan

By Lexi Finnigan for The Telegraph, 3 December 2015 A diary entry showing a rare and bawdy glimpse into Shakespeare’s character as a womaniser will be on display to the public for the first time ever in a major British Library exhibition next year. The anecdote, discovered by scholars inside the journal of law student John Manningham, recounts an amusing story about Shakespeare, […]

December 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Shakespeare’s “kitchen” discovered during archaeological dig

Shakespeare’s “kitchen” discovered during archaeological dig

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust website, 27 November 2015 The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has today announced that significant new findings have been unearthed during an archaeological dig, led by Staffordshire University’s Centre of Archaeology, at its ambitious New Place project.  New Place was Shakespeare’s family home at the height of his career for almost two decades.  The dig has enhanced and extended […]

December 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
But is it Shakespeare’s?

But is it Shakespeare’s?

Could Shakespeare’s skull have been found? Why Church ruling means we may never know By Emily Gosden for The Telegraph, 1 November 2015 Legend has it, it could be the skull of William Shakespeare - robbed from the playwright’s grave to win a £300 bet. But clergymen attempting to solve a centuries-old mystery over the identity of a lone skull found in a […]

November 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized