1623 and Sherwood Storytelling Cafe present 

Shakespeare's Folktales © 1623Shakespeare's Folktales


Thursday 6 August 2015
7.15-9.45pm at Robin Hood Pub, Mansfield Road, Sherwood NG5 2FR

A fun evening of storytelling and performance

"Now, forward with your tale!"
: The Tempest

Meet a fantastic trio of exciting storytellers, who share a collection of folk tales that inspired Shakespeare's plays.

George Bassett : Romeo and Juliet and The Taming of the Shrew
Sally Quilter : King Lear and Hamlet
Amanda Smith : The Winter's Tale and The Merchant of Venice

The playwright himself is your host for the evening, when 1623 associate artists perform scenes from the plays that are based on the tales told by George, Sally and Amanda.

: Tickets are £7 per person
: Book online by clicking here

: Sherwood Storytelling Cafe website 


1623 and QUAD present 

Julius Caesar © 1623Shakespeare Night 

Friday 21 August 2015
7.30-9.30pm at QUAD, Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS 

A participatory workshop for everyone 

"All pity choked with custom of fell deeds"
: Mark Antony

Explore the plot, characters and themes of Julius Caesar - Shakespeare's political masterpiece - through theatrical and photographic activities run by 1623 artistic director Ben Spiller and SHOW ME PICTURES founder Michael Sargeant

Shakespeare Night is for everyone, from absolute beginners to seasoned Shakespeareans, from artists and students to designers and theatre-goers, from young people and families to amateur theatre-makers 

: Tickets are £3 per person
: Call QUAD on 01332 290606
Book online or drop by QUAD box office 

1623 booklet coming soon
Read the play online
: Listen to a radio production 
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1623 and Deda Producing present

Shakespeare Saturdays © 1623Shakespeare Saturday 

Saturday 12 September 2015
11.40am-12.10pm and 1.40-2.10pm 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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1623 and Melbourne Festival present 

Sinful Shakespeare © 1623Sinful Shakespeare  

Saturday 3 October 2015
7.30-9pm at Assembly Rooms, High Street, Melbourne DE73 8GF

A salacious journey through the deadly sins

"Thou poisonous bunch-backed toad!"
: Richard III

From a lusty fairy to a gluttonous empress via greedy social-climbers, a jealous husband, a proud war leader and others, join Hecat the witch goddess for an exploration of the seven sins in Shakespeare's plays ... and you thought he was tasteful?

Sinful Shakespeare is part of the Melbourne Festival.

: Adults £10, Under 18s £8
: Box office 07962 430450

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