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Discover where William Shakespeare was educated and inspired to become the world's greatest playwright. Learn how he spent his early school days and first experienced theatre. Take part in a Tudor lesson with Master Thomas Jenkins and brush up on...more
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Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB, England
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Came here expecting to see the classroom where Shakespeare studied and taking a few pictures - that's it. But I was very impressed by the Schoolmaster, who gave us not only historical facts about the school in the old days, but also important and I...More
I am amazed that this building is still standing. And it is still being used. I think the tour guide mentioned the 1500's. It is clearly wood and has sagged in places. But it shows what buildings were like which is very cool. I liked...More
Despite the obvious lack of artefacts this was an enjoyable visit due mainly to the enthusiasm and friendliness of the guides. Be prepared to ask questions and join in as the more you do the better the experience.
I loved this ! Think it does help if you are sentimentally attached to your school days or to learning per se. Absolutely worth a look. You really feel the fire and passion. Excellent staff. Great lesson with the Master although I was dying to...More
Very informative visit to the school and guild of William Shakespeare in a 600 year old building.
The staff were all very approachable and sitting with the master was a going back in time experience along with the period costume that my husband tried on!...More