Shakespeare 400 Events – Get Involved!


The 400th anniversary of The Bard’s death will soon be upon us!

The 23rd of April 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and enthusiasts all across the globe are presenting events to celebrate the occasion.

From dramatic readings, masterclasses, improv and theatrical performances to cinema, exhibitions and a new Paul Kelly album based on Shakespeare’s sonnets, Shakespeare 400 is an international cultural celebration to commemorate the anniversary of arguably the greatest writer in the English language. The sheer range of events occurring in different countries is truly amazing.

Check out the Shakespeare 400 official website coordinated by King’s College, London, to see events planned throughout the UK.

Here in Australia, The University of Melbourne Shakespeare 400 website has a host of current and upcoming events listed.

If you have an event planned in Australia to celebrate Shakespeare’s 400-year anniversary, then contact Shakespeare Twenty-Score to get your event listed.

Other notable websites include:

Shakespeare 400 Chicago

Shakespeare 400 at The Globe, London

British Council – Shakespeare Lives

Shakespeare 400 Perth Festival, Australia

City of London – Shakespeare 400 Events

Shakespeare Theatre Association – Shakespeare Legacy 400

Shakespeare’s England 2016

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