1623 and Derby Book Festival present

Shakespeare Library © 1623Shakespeare Library 


Saturday 6 June 2015
10am-4pm on the Market Place, Derby DE1 3PW

 A fun participatory event for all the family

 "Take choice of all my library"
: Titus Andronicus

Meet Miranda the librarian as she introduces you to her friend Will Shakespeare and 1623 theatre company's public-access collection of books and DVDs. Pick up a script, try on a costume, perform a snippet and take a selfie with your favourite play 

Shakespeare Library is part of Derby Book Festival

: Free to take part
: No tickets, just turn up 

: Visit the Derby Book Festival website
: Post your Shakespeare selfie to our Facebook page 


1623 and Tuxford Academy present

Romeo and Juliet © 1623Romeo and Juliet 

Friday 19 June 2015
Tuxford Academy, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG22 0JH

A day of performances for Year 9 students

 "Never was there a story of more woe"
: Romeo and Juiiet

We take our 50-minute adaptation of Romeo and Juliet with 3 actors to Tuxford Academy. Each performance is followed by a discussion between audience and cast on the play and the production

Our visit to Tuxford is part of our learning programme, which includes performances, workshops and discussions at schools, colleges and universities

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1623 and QUAD present 

Shakespeare Hotel © 1623Shakespeare Hotel

Saturday 20 June 2015
6.30-7.30pm at QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby DE1 3AS

An exciting new production created by our trainee actors

"You are welcome all"
: The Taming of the Shrew

Who will be staying over at the Shakespeare Hotel? Star-crossed lovers, cross-dressing twins, mischievous fairies and sinister sisters? Come on over to find out

The Shakespeare Hotel is the culmination of our 2014-15 trainee actors course, on which aspiring artists developed their performance skills with us and partners Babbling Vagabonds, Destinations Arts, The Lost Boys and QUAD

: Tickets are free but must be booked
: Call QUAD on 01332 290606
Book online or drop by QUAD box office 

Meet the trainee actors on the 2014-15 course 
Read the diary of current trainee Nicola   
Take a look at photos from workshops on the course  
: Contact our training coordinator Kat Glenn to find out more


1623 and Derby Theatre present

Romeo and Juliet © 1623Shakespeare Night 

Friday 26 June 2015
7.30-9.30pm at Derby Theatre, St Peter's Quarter, Derby DE1 2NF 

A participatory workshop for everyone 

"A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life"
: Chorus

Explore the plot, characters and themes of Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeare's passionate tale of tragic young love - through a range of activities run by 1623 artistic director Ben Spiller

Shakespeare Night is for everyone, from absolute beginners to seasoned Shakespeareans 

: Tickets are £3 per person
: Call Derby Theatre on 01332 593939
Book online or drop by Derby Theatre box office 

: 1623 Romeo and Juliet booklet available soon
Read the play online
: Listen to a radio production 
Check out the Shakespeare Night programme
Join the Facebook group

1623 and Deda Producing present

Shakespeare Saturdays © 1623Shakespeare Saturdays 

Saturdays 11 July and 12 September
11.40am-12pm and 1.40-2pm at the Waterfall on the Market Place, Derby DE1 3PW

Shakespeare wanders into Derby city centre

"Cry it about the streets!"
: Julius Caesar

Head to the market place as Will Shakespeare introduces scenes and songs from his plays and sonnets

Put down your shopping to meet the playwright himself along with a whole host of larger-than-life characters from his plays!

: Free to take part
: No tickets, just turn up 

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