LGBT project fundraising

Support our workshops with LGBT+ communities to develop participants' confidence through Shakespeare-inspired activities

What's coming up?

Find out the details of our upcoming programme of performances and workshops, all with Shakespeare at their heart

Digital Workshops

Work with us to inspire your class by fusing Shakespeare's text with the latest technology at QUAD, the cutting-edge arts centre in Derby

Video diary from Africa

Catch up on our artistic director's recent adventures in Zambia and Botswana as part of the British Council's Shakespeare Lives project

Troilus and Cressida

Follow Uncle Pandarus’s blog as he tells you the tragic tale of his niece Cressida and her lover Troilus : www.unclepandarus.com

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Make it possible for us to engage more people with Shakespeare in exciting new ways that relate to the world around them

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1623 theatre company

We aspire to change people's lives through Shakespeare

Our mission is to explore our common humanity in response to the work of Shakespeare and the world today

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News from 1623

We need your support to make it possible to run drama and confidence workshops with people who identify as LGBTQIA*.

Support our LGBT+ workshops

We're excited to announce that Arts Council England has offered us a grant so that we can develop our new stage show that explores the queerness of Lady Macbeth.

PRESS RELEASE : Arts Council supports 1623's new show about Lady Macbeth and LGBTQIA* identity

If you're an artist, educator or learner, we're keen to know your thoughts on our new learning strategy, which we're developing right now.

Play your part in the development of 1623 learning

Our artistic director Ben Spiller and participation facilitator Debbie Varley look back on the Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference, which took place recently at Sheffield Hallam University.

Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference

1623 associate artist Nathan Masterson went to Plymouth Grove Primary School yesterday to watch their adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. Here's his review.

Plymouth Grove Primary's Romeo and Juliet

  • Support our LGBT+ workshops

    Wednesday, 13 September 2017 19:27
  • PRESS RELEASE : Arts Council supports 1623's new show about Lady Macbeth and LGBTQIA* identity

    Thursday, 31 August 2017 17:15
  • Play your part in the development of 1623 learning

    Tuesday, 22 August 2017 12:49
  • Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference

    Tuesday, 25 July 2017 00:00
  • Plymouth Grove Primary's Romeo and Juliet

    Friday, 14 July 2017 11:58

Video highlights

Take a look at some of our highlights.

Video by Darius Powell.
Music by Christopher Lydon.

Featuring artwork by Firecatcher.

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