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Shakespeare and St George in Stratford-upon-Avon

23rd April is celebrated as the special day of St George, the patron saint of England. He’s one of the most popular of saints, venerated in Romania,  parts of Greece, Catalonia and Egypt, among many other places. Perhaps because of … Continue reading

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“The point envenom’d too” onstage fighting or the real thing?

On 13 December 2016, the members of Stratford-upon-Avon’s Shakespeare Club will be able to get an inside view on the subject of staging battles and fights in productions of Shakespeare’s plays, from a man who really knows his subject. Alan … Continue reading

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The Story of the Shakespeare Club is launched

On Monday 28 November 2016 we held the official launch of the book The Story of the Shakespeare Club of Stratford-upon-Avon 1824-2016: Long life to the Club call’d “Shakspearean”, written by Susan Brock and Sylvia Morris. It was an opportunity … Continue reading

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Francis Raymond: Stratford-upon-Avon’s forgotten theatre manager

Stratford-upon-Avon’s early theatrical history is a subject that is often overlooked, dominated as it now is by the Royal Shakespeare Company. In fact the town’s first proper theatre opened in 1827 and was managed by a man whose name is … Continue reading

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Stratford’s Shakespeare Club celebrates

Saturday 7 May 2016 was a special day for Stratford-upon-Avon’s Shakespeare Club: a double celebration of Shakespeare’s Birthday/ 400th anniversary of his death, and the 192nd anniversary of the foundation of the Club in 1824. If we used the Old … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Celebrations and Stratford’s Shakespeare Club

The 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, and 452nd anniversary of his birth, is less than two weeks away now, and all the news about the events of the weekend have now been released. If you’re in the Stratford-upon-Avon area and … Continue reading

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