Sat 27 Apr, 2024 - Sat 27 Apr, 2024

Open Day ’24

April marks the birthday month of the world’s more revered and famous playwright, William Shakespeare!

Struggling to fit 460 birthday candles on a cake, we’re celebrating the Bard’s birthday in the best way we know how – with a jam-packed open day brimming with workshops, drop-in sessions, crafts and activities for all ages to enjoy.

From theatre masterclasses with renowned Shakespearean practitioner Ben Crystal, to poetry workshops, all the way to storytelling with giants – there’s something for everyone.

Some events require advance booking – scroll down to take a look!

We will be open all the way from 10am to 6pm, so come along and join the celebration!

This project is supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund.



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Shakespeare North Playhouse

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