1623 presents

450balloons - blueShakespeare's 450th Birthday Celebrations
PERFORMANCE AND PARTICIPATION

Wednesday 23 to Saturday 26 April 2014
Various times and places (see below)

We're celebrating Shakespeare's very special day with a week of performances, workshops and lots of balloons!

"A star danced and under that was I born"
: Much Ado About Nothing

 

RandJWednesday 23 April 2014
The Course of True Love
PERFORMANCE
7.30pm, Melbourne Assembly Rooms, Derbyshire
Shakespeare's greatest love scenes introduced by the birthday boy himself! Followed by food and music (included in the ticket price)
Tickets £10 from Melbourne Assembly Rooms on 01332 863522 or click here to book online
 : Click here for Facebook event

 

sandThursday 24 April 2014
Shakespeare by the Sea
PERFORMANCE
4pm, Comedy Carpet, Blackpool
Beatrice and Benedick bicker, Kate and Petruchio fight and Titania falls in love with a beach donkey
Free-of-charge, thanks to the support of Blackpool Borough Council
: Click here for Facebook event

 

Shakespeare Night Friday 25 April 2014
Shakespeare Night
PARTICIPATION
6.30pm, QUAD, Derby
Shakespeare Night is our monthly discussion-based event for everyone; for more details, click here
Tickets £3 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or click here to book online
: Click here for Facebook event

 

BottomSaturday 26 April 2014
Pop-Up Shakespeare
PERFORMANCE
10am, Bridge Street, Stratford-on-Avon
A selection of scenes performed by the River Avon in the birthday boy's home town
Free-of-charge, thanks to the support of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
: Click here for Facebook event

 

Stratford workoutSaturday 26 April 2014
The Great Shakespearean Workout
PARTICIPATION
11.30am, Henley Street, Stratford-on-Avon
Move to the Shakespeare beat with us as we do an aerobics class outside his birthplace!
Free-of-charge, thanks to the support of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
: Click here for Facebook event

 

WaterfallSaturday 26 April 2014
Shakespeare in the Market Place
PERFORMANCE
2.30pm, Waterfall, Derby Market Place
Scenes from Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew and A Midsummer Night's Dream
Free-of-charge, thanks to the support of Derby LIVE
: Click here for Facebook event

 

1623 and QUAD present

Shakespeare Night Shakespeare Night
PARTICIPATION

Fridays 25 April, 30 May, 27 June and 25 July 2014
6.30-8.30pm at QUAD, Cathedral Quarter, Derby

Shakespeare Night is our monthly discussion-based event.

"Let's talk; it is not day"
: Romeo and Juliet

Discussions are based on plays, sonnets and adaptations of Shakespeare's work, often within the context of QUAD's season themes

Unconventional, unpredictable and fun, Shakespeare Night is open to everyone from beginners to seasoned Shakespeareans

BOOKING DETAILS
To book, click here or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606
Tickets £3 per person per session

MORE
For the full programme of Shakespeare Night until July 2014, click here
To join the Shakespeare Night group on Facebook, click here