Shakespeare at Stratford: Birthday Weekend Tour
23 Apr — 26 Apr 2020 | Tour Director: Vivien Heilbron
• Enjoy a special tour to Stratford over Shakespeare’s birthday weekend, with the opportunity to partake in commemorative events
• Experience the 2020 birthday performance of The Comedy of Errors, as well as an adaptation of the playful historical novel Europeana
• Make an excursion to UNESCO-listed Blenheim Palace, an outstanding country house and national monument
Vivien Heilbron is a Shakespearean and Emmy nominated actress.
Tour assembles 1500 at Hotel Indigo, Stratford-upon-Avon for three nights. Afternoon visit to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall. Evening welcome and introduction.Tour assembles 1500 at Hotel Indigo, Stratford-upon-Avon for three nights. Afternoon visit to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall. Evening welcome and introduction.
Morning excursion to Blenheim Palace including special talk. Afternoon: introduction to Europeana. Evening performance at the Swan Theatre: Europeana.
Morning: opportunity to view Shakespeare’s birthday parade. Afternoon: post-performance discussion on Europeana and introduction to The Comedy of Errors. Evening performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre: The Comedy of Errors.
Morning: post-performance discussion on The Comedy of Errors followed by option to attend Shakespeare Service at Holy Trinity Church. Tour disperses.
23 Apr — 26 Apr 2020
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ACE GENTLER TOURS
Shakespeare at Stratford is one in a series of more gently paced tours, created specially by ACE for those who prefer a more relaxed, less physically demanding itinerary whilst retaining the same high level of academic content.
Our usual fitness criteria still apply for this tour, however there will be more opportunity for downtime or private exploration and group members are encouraged to enjoy each location at their own pace. Hotels will be situated in central locations to allow for ease of access to major amenities.
Cost of £995 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £180.