Shakespeare’s New Place open for school visits

Date Posted: 31/08/2016

Here's what Shakespeare’s New Place in Stratford-upon-Avon looks like now that it has officially opened.

New Place encompasses a new exhibition, beautiful gardens and specially-commissioned artworks.

It’s been created to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, and is located on the site where the playwright had his family home for 19 years.

Here’s a sneak-peek at what Shakespeare’s New Place looks like:

Dressing Up

Pictured: Visitors dressing up.

Knot Garden

Pictured: The Knot Garden.

Shakespeare's New Place

Pictured: An aerial shot of Shakespeare's New Place.

New Garden

Pictured: The new garden.

School visits

Teachers planning a visit to Shakespeare’s New Place will find workshops and activities available for all Key Stages.

Tudor life and play writing are just two of the subjects that can be covered on a trip, and visits can last between an hour and a full day.

To book a visit, or find out more, visit www.shakespeare.org.uk/education.

All photo credits: Shakespeare's New Place.

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