The changing face of Shakespeare's birthday celebrations down the decades - The Stratford Observer

The changing face of Shakespeare's birthday celebrations down the decades

CORONAVIRUS has put paid to the annual Shakespeare Birthday Celebration planned for this weekend.

But to mark the 456th anniversary of the Bard’s birth today the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (SBT) has taken a look back at the celebrations, from their origins in the Shakespeare Jubilee held in 1789 through to this year’s virtual celebrations.

Click here to visit the SBT website for a history of the celebrations and to see more pictures.

 




 


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