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Shakespearean Times

Macbeth: First Folio

From his birthplace to his grave, Stratford-upon-Avon is the place to find all the history and places associated with Shakespeare and members of his family. There’s always something new – the recently restored Knot Garden at New Place as well as timeless cottage garden loveliness at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Also seasonal highlights, must-sees, artworks.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage garden

For more, the Library of Birmingham houses one of the largest Shakespearean library collections in the world! Everything to Everybody is a new project there, designed to bring the collection to life and one aspect is World’s Stage, a series of seven short films with a cast of 140 multilingual people from Birmingham performing in most of the 93 languages to be found in the collection.

Shakespeare tea towel

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

Like it? You'll love it ...

Charlecote Park

Young Will went a'poaching here

Garrick Inn

Shakespeare's local (l,d; ££)

Hall’s Croft

Calm surroundings

Henley Street

Shakespeare, shops

Library of Birmingham

Built as a people's palace

Mary Arden’s Farm

Shakespeare's mother's home

Shakespeare's New Place

Don't miss the Knot Garden

RSC Stratford

Shakespeare theatres

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Where it all began

Shakespeare’s Grave

Holy Trinity Church

Text © Alison Plummer

Images by Alison Plummer, Matt Riches on Unsplash