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Publication Day for the Shakespeare Club’s story

November 1 2016: the official publication day for The Story of the Shakespeare Club of Stratford-upon-Avon, 1824-2016, the book on which Susan Brock and I have been working for the last eighteen months. While researching the history of the Birthday … Continue reading

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Celebrating Shakespeare’s birthday in his own town

This weekend is the most important of the year for Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare’s life and works are celebrated with a whole range of events, but the most important is the parade which this year takes place on Saturday morning, 20 April, … Continue reading

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There’s rosemary

It’s the official celebrations of Shakespeare’s Birthday here in Stratford-upon-Avon. For me, theĀ part of this ceremony that really mattersĀ is the laying of the flowers on Shakespeare’s grave. The simple ritual was initiated by the boys of his own school, which … Continue reading

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