17.03.2014 - News

In Britain celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare

In Britain, began to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of the greatest English playwright William Shakespeare.


March 16 launched the first Shakespeare Week, during which the whole country will be a variety of events. In schools, students will be familiar with the work of the famous playwright, theaters will put on the presentation of his works in galleries, museums, exhibitions will be held.

The following month, in Stratford-upon-Avon – the hometown of playwright – become the center of celebrations. Chic fireworks, live music at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, theater workshops – all this awaits those who dare to join the celebration.

Ettington Park Hotel in Stratford -upon-Avon celebrates anniversary with special offers. The two-day package for two people and includes entrance fees to the sites associated with the name of Shakespeare. And in The Arden Hotel in the heart of Stratford -upon-Avon children under 12 years can stay for free when sharing room with parents.

Craven Museum & Gallery in Skipton (North Yorkshire) is organizing a March 22 Family Shakespeare’s day. Kids will try to make a mechanical watch and learn about scientific developments in the Elizabethan era.

Author: Anastasiia Trepyton
Source: mirror.co.uk