The Play’s The Thing is a new permanent exhibition which show cases 100 years of theatre-making at Stratford-upon-Avon. Teenager Savanna Toolis and her friend visited the exhibition back in November and enjoyed the chance to be transported into Shakespeare’s plays and discover what it felt like to be an actor … Read more
Added: February 22, 2017Comments: 0
This spring, primary school children up and down the country are invited to take part in an annual celebration of William Shakespeare. Shakespeare Week, now in its fourth year, will take place between the 20th and 26th March, hosting a number of activities to celebrate the life, works and times … Read more
Added: February 10, 2017Comments: 0
Kids in Museums volunteer, Maggie Monteath, has loved Shakespeare’s plays ever since she did Henry V for O level. As the world celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, she’s finding there’s more to his words than meets the eye. Meanwhile, reviews editor, Rachel Job, is discovering that there are … Read more
Added: June 28, 2016Comments: 0
With much excitement and a little trepidation Kids in Museums’ volunteer Claire Madge took her two daughters aged 8 and 11 to a relaxed performance of Twelfth Night at the Globe Theatre on the South Bank in London for their first experience of Shakespeare.
Museums and theatres are both making … Read more
Added: March 10, 2016Comments: 0
In her second Stratford-upon-Avon based review, Kids in Museums volunteer Caroline Marcus took her ten year-old daughter, Rosa, to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Into the Wild exhibition.
Reluctant Rosa recently stood outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre watching the marching band in Shakespeare’s uplifting birthday parade. ‘’What’s the big deal about Shakespeare?’’ … Read more
Added: May 25, 2013Comments: 0