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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.
Here is the timeline of events for Shakespeare’s birthday in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2019.
A few highlights of Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations
The birthday party of 2018 got going under blue skies and sunshine in Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday April 21.
Daffodils, newborn lambs, longer days, bluebells, Cadbury Creme Eggs: the arrival of spring reminds us of the simple pleasures of the natural world (what? Cacao is natural).
As splashes of colour return to the landscape and the town gears up for another busy year, there’s no better time to consider the best 5 reasons to make a spring visit to Stratford-upon-Avon.