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Studying in the book of another’s notes

By Sara Marie Westh I am back, with another question from the Halliwell-Phillipps notebooks for our brilliant readers to ponder, since the last query yielded such a wealth of suggestions. Once again, my thanks to you all for your help as archival...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 23 Nov 2018

Bootleg Puppets

By Daisy Edwards, Bootleg Puppets Photography by Hayley Fearnley When I became a University student I slowly forgot how desperately young people, families, and children needed art and theatre. Theatre was so accessible as a student, our University...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 9 Oct 2018

Finding Shakespeare Blog Round-up: September 2017

Take a look at the latest blog posts from the collections team at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Sharing Shakespeare Souvenirs: The Postcards (1 September) Postcards have long provided affordable souvenirs and offer a fascinating record of change...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 1 Oct 2017

Salomé at the Swan

By Drs Sarah-Jane Fenton, Research Fellow, Mental Health & Wellbeing Unit, Warwick Medical School and Anjna Chouhan, Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Matthew Tennyson as Salomé. Copyright the RSC....
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 18 Jul 2017

Where Historians Work: Q&A with Anne Petersen of Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation

Today, Katy chats with Dr. Anne Petersen, Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, about dynamic history interpretation and navigating the complexities of a "dual identity" in graduate school.
From: The Junto on 6 Jul 2017

Design for Shakespeare across the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Collections

SBT Research Conversation, Wednesday 14 June By Ella Hawkins, Shakespeare Institute (University of Birmingham)   Photograph by Victoria Joynes On Wednesday 14th June, I gave the third talk in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s ‘Research...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 27 Jun 2017


By Ewan Fernie, University of Birmingham, The Shakespeare Institute. Ewan Fernie with the exquisite model of Shakespeare’s Birthplace which was presented in 1851, by ordinary English men and women, to the Hungarian revolutionary, Lajos Kossuth;...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 22 May 2017

Louis Marder Scholarship 2017

Louis Marder Are you studying Shakespeare at college, university, or for leisure? Are you going to be using the archives or library of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 1 May 2017

SBT Research Conversation, Wednesday 19 April

‘Shakespeare’s Wood’ By Dr. Tara Hamling and Dr. Cathryn Enis, University of Birmingham.   A new series of ‘Research Conversations’ organised by Dr. Paul Edmondson, Head of Research at the Shakespeare Birthplace...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 29 Apr 2017

Solving Mysteries in the SBT Archives: Ethel Webling and Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Solving Mysteries in the SBT Archives: Ethel Webling and Herbert Beerbohm Tree By Ella Hawkins   Tucked away in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s Rare Books strongroom is an item that has until recently been shrouded in mystery: a unique edition...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 21 Mar 2017

Illustrating Shakespeare: A History of Roman Representations in Printed Texts

By Ella Hawkins, SBT Research Advocate Ella Hawkins is currently completing a Midlands3Cities-funded placement with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust as part of her PhD studies in design for Shakespeare. In the coming weeks, Ella will be publishing...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 7 Mar 2017

Spring events in Stratford-upon-Avon

The Birthplace before its restoration, around 1847 Fresh for 2017, there is quite a crop of new ideas and events for the Shakespeare-lover in Stratford-upon-Avon. In particular, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust have come up with some different...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 25 Feb 2017

Shakespeare’s New Place: A one-day conference

Shakespeare’s New Place: A one-day conference Saturday 17 September, 10.00am to 4.00pm (The Wolfson Hall, The Shakespeare Centre, arrivals from 9.45am). Shakespeare’s New Place: an artistic reconstruction by Phillip Watson In March 2010,...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 17 Aug 2016

To Tell Our Story: British Black and Asian Shakespeare

October is Black History month. In an earlier post in October 2012 I discussed the impact of Paul Robeson’s return to the English stage as Othello in the 1959 production at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Today’s blog...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 29 Oct 2015

Magna Carta and Shakespeare’s The Life and Death of King John

Magna Carta (the Great Charter); one of the most famous documents in the world, is 800 years old! “The Charter of Runnymede”, as it was first known, was granted by King John (1199-1216) in June 1215, following open rebellion by many of his...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 16 Jun 2015

Back to School with the Trust’s Collections

Volunteers, Helen and Victoria, are currently undertaking an audit of the museum collection stored at the Shakespeare Centre. They are opening boxes to discover the items in order to check their condition, their accession status and the data the Trust...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 1 Sep 2014

‘Shakespeare-by-Design’ Project – 6th Update: ‘A Piece of Work’ – Macbeth’s Glorious Cloak

Now into September, our project is galloping into the home straight – we finish at the end of the year. We’ve worked our way through hundreds of costumes, identified some in the process of self-destruction (see May’s blog – ‘Perils of Foam’),...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 13 Sep 2013