Shakespeare’s birthday is celebrated in his hometown every year. Stratford-upon-Avon says “happy birthday William Shakespeare” in its usual way, with a traditional parade, wreath laying, the unfurling of flags and festivities throughout the town.
Read on to find out what date this year’s birthday celebrations take place, what’s happening, and a timeline of the best of Shakespeare’s birthday in Stratford-upon-Avon.
You Like It at the RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon, until (Aug 31 2019; then touring
until Apr 2020).
Thought panto season was over? Oh no it isn’t! As You Like It at the RSC leaps off the stage with a raucous blend of comedy, music and pelvic thrusts amid a stark, striking set. If that doesn’t sound like your kind of Shakespeare, give it a go, you might just like it.