Shakespeare festival coming to Liverpool

By Danielle Wilson

The Everyman Theatre is hosting a week-long festival to celebrate all things Shakespeare.

Statue of William Shakespeare in New York


The Brilliant Bard Festival is bringing together organisations from the Merseyside region, including Liverpool John Moores University, Shakespeare North, University of Liverpool, and Edge Hill University.

The seven day event will be filled with different sessions and classes for all ages, showcasing the playwright’s work.

Learning manager at the Everyman and Playhouse, Allan Williams said: “I am so pleased that we are offering a wide variety of activities and events that focus on the amazing body of work produced by Shakespeare.

“Our theatre is committed to producing plays that challenge and delight our audiences and now we are looking to engage with our audiences in sharing and discovering more about his work.”

The festival opens on the 2nd March and will run until the 9th March. A full timetable of events and tickets are available HERE.

Images courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Author: Rodhullandemu, G. Scott Segler 

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