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Charles Dibdin and the music for Garrick’s Jubilee

unknown artist; Called ‘Charles Dibdin (1745-1814)’; Royal College of Music; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/called-charles-dibdin-17451814-215908 Early in the morning of 6 September 1769 the Shakespeare Jubilee began with cannon fire, bell-ringing...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 6 Sep 2020

David Garrick’s Apotheosis today

George Carter’s Apotheosis of Garrick The 250th anniversary of the Garrick Jubilee has been celebrated in a number of ways in Stratford-upon-Avon during September 2019. Church bells have been rung, Morris dancers have performed, talks and exhibitions...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 26 Sep 2019

Remembering Garrick’s Jubilee in Stratford-upon-Avon

The statue of Shakespeare donated by David Garrick Imagine the scene in Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday 9 September 1769, the morning after the night before, indeed after the three days of David Garrick’s Jubilee. There was an undignified rush to...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 10 Sep 2019

David Garrick’s Jubilee Ode, 1769

Garrick’s Jubilee Amphitheatre, illustrated by Robert Bell Wheler in 1806 Today, 7 September 2019, is the 250th anniversary of the highlight of David Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee. In the specially-built amphitheatre Garrick delivered his...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 7 Sep 2019

“This is the day!” Garrick’s Jubilee at 25

David Garrick 250 years ago today, on Weds 6 September 1769, David Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee began in Stratford-upon-Avon, the first Festival celebrating Shakespeare in the world. Even before it started there were many critics of the whole...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 6 Sep 2019

How George III’s 1809 Golden Jubilee was celebrated in Bath

On the 25th October 1809, the jubilee of King George III was celebrated across the nation. Opinion was divided as to whether the jubilee had been celebrated a year too early; 25th October 1809 was the first day of the 50th year of George III’s reign,...
From: All Things Georgian on 25 Oct 2018

The Grand Jubilee of 1814

We will be taking our usual summer blog break until the end of August when we’ll be back with more Georgian stories for you, but in the meantime, we’ll leave you with this one. Monday, 1st August 1814 was both the anniversary of the Battle...
From: All Things Georgian on 31 Jul 2018

Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter

Kiernan Ryan and Ewan Fernie in  conversation. We are happy to share CUP’s recording of Ewan Fernie’s and Kiernan Ryan’s conversation on Shakespeare for Freedom. CUP states that: Shakespeare for Freedom presents a powerful,...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 27 Nov 2017

The Ringers of Launcells Tower

The Ringers of Launcells Tower; Frederick Smallfield; Royal Institution of CornwallWe came across this piece of art whilst researching the heroine of our latest book, Mrs Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs. The painting was inspired by a poem called ‘The...
From: All Things Georgian on 24 Oct 2017

János Arany and Europeana

This post is dedicated to the János Arany jubilee year in Hungary and to Europeana. The two topics will be linked insomuch as I will explore what an interested reader may find in Europeana about / from János Arany and what (s)he can do with...
From: Tudor and other studies on 23 Oct 2017

The Jubilee: David Garrick’s ode to Shakespeare, 1769

As we recounted in our earlier blog about David Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee held over three days in September 1769, the all too typical British weather meant that the pageant which was to have been the grand finale of the event had to be cancelled....
From: All Things Georgian on 17 Oct 2017

The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769

Between the 6th and 8th of September 1769, the town of Stratford-upon-Avon held the first jubilee celebration commemorating the life of the great playwright, William Shakespeare. The event was organised by David Garrick, who was both an actor and the...
From: All Things Georgian on 7 Sep 2017

A Georgian Heroine: The Intriguing Life of Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs – cover reveal

We’re massively excited to reveal the cover for our next book A Georgian Heroine: The Intriguing Life of Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs which is due to be published later this year, again by Pen & Sword Books. It is now available to pre-order...
From: All Things Georgian on 5 Sep 2017

Shakespeare, theatre, and the Great War

Over the past few weeks we have been remembering the battle of the Somme that began on 1 July 1916 and continued for five long and bloody months. On the first day alone 19,240 men lost their lives. Even before the start of this battle, the country, that...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 11 Jul 2016

The rain it raineth every day

The 2007 flood Over the last few weeks the news has been dominated by the dreadful and repeated flooding in parts of northern England and Scotland as a series of storms have swept across the UK. Cities have been swamped and ancient bridges swept away....
From: The Shakespeare blog on 4 Jan 2016

The Dunston Pillar: celebrating the 50 year reign of King George III

On the 25th October, 1809, the jubilee of King George III was celebrated across the nation. Opinion was divided as to whether the jubilee had been celebrated a year too early; 25th October, 1809 was the first day of the 50th year of George III’s...
From: All Things Georgian on 23 Oct 2014

Stratford-upon-Avon’s historic Town Hall

Stratford Town Hall from High St Standing at the busy junction of Sheep Street, Chapel Street, Ely Street and High Street is Stratford’s Town Hall. From the outside it’s a dignified building built of Cotswold stone and facing towards the High...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 10 Oct 2014

1764 – Before the Celebrations

Theophilus Cibber playing Pistol in Henry IV part 2 in 1729 1764 was the year that David Garrick was meant to stage his wonderful Shakespeare jubilee; the first celebration of William Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon. However, the jubilee was delayed...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 3 Oct 2014

David Garrick’s Jubilee

The story of Stratford’s rise from being a typical market town into an international tourist destination is often said to start in 1769 when the greatest actor of the day, David Garrick, put on a three-day celebration of Shakespeare. The fact that...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 8 Sep 2014

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