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iVisit.... Shakespeares Birthplace for Half Term


  • The Shakespeare Centre Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire CV37 6QW U.K. (map)

Celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare's creative and cultural legacy at Shakespeare's family homes throughout the school holidays.

Shakespeare's Birthplace

Halloween Corner

Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace this Halloween and discover spooky secrets in the Halloween Corner. Make & take your own Halloween puppet and dress-up as a witch from Shakespeare's Macbeth.

Hall's Croft

Kill or Cure?

In Tudor times, what would cure you and what would kill you was often very similar, could you tell the difference?  Dr Hall needs you help to guess the cures and killers in his medicine cabinet!  Unleash your senses as you delve into our brilliantly disgusting medicine boxes and guess what hideous ingredients dwell within!

Shakespeare's New Place

Shakespeare's Ghosts!

Spooky fun at Shakespeare’s New Place! Vote for your favourite Shakespearian ghost so you can discover Shakespeare’s best loved Ghoul! Make your own spooky puppet to take home with you.  

Halloween Tudor Story Teller (27 - 29 October) 

10am - 4pm: Suitable for all ages.
'Wicked Witches and Devilish Demons'.  A mix of spooky comic tales from 400 years ago!  Learn how the Tudors dealt with suspected witches and find out about ancient Halloween customs.  Suitable for all ages.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Hubble Bubble Potion Trouble!

Follow our woodland trail and discover some of the ingredients that were used in Tudor potion brewing. Mix your potion and cast your spell in our spell casting clearing. Dressing up is encouraged with a free orange Halloween cup cake for anyone who comes in costume!

Tudor story telling with ZooLab! (28 October) 

ZooLab UK’s amazing Tudor Workshop. Meet the animals that would have amazed and dazzled the Tudors!

Mary Arden's Farm

All Hallows and Half Term Fun (22 - 30 October)

Celebrate the feast of All Hallows day at Mary Arden’s Farm. Discover Tudor traditions of the holiday and try your hand at some pumpkin Carving (small charge applies). Fancy dress encouraged!

Tudor story telling with ZooLab! (28 October) 

ZooLab UK’s amazing Tudor Workshop. Meet the animals that would have amazed and dazzled the Tudors!

Plus...

Don't miss the fabulous family trails that bring each of the houses to life with extra puzzles and treasures hunts for children of all ages.

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