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Shakespeare Week

Event dates: 20 - 26 Mar 2017
Event address: Poole Libraries

About the event:

All libraries - See our selection of works by Shakespeare or learn more about him from our book displays.

All things Elizabethan
Monday 20 to Monday 27 March, Canford Cliffs Library
Discover our displays for all the family about Elizabethan Poole.

Pop up reading group: The Gap of Time’ by Jeanette Winterson
Friday 24 March, 11am–12 midday, Parkstone Library
Jeanette Winterson’s cover version of The Winter’s Tale vibrates with echoes of Shakespeare’s original and tells a story of hearts broken and hearts healed, a story of revenge and forgiveness, a story that shows that whatever is lost shall be found.
Come along to discuss this and celebrate Shakespeare.

Do you know your Shakespeare?
Monday 20 to Saturday 25 March, Canford Heath Library
Try our quiz and find out how much you know.

Shakespeare’s Crowns and Tiaras
Thursday 23 March 3.15-4.15pm Hamworthy Library
Will you make a crown and be Hamlet, Price of Denmark, or a tiara and be Titania, Queen of the Fairies? Booking essential.

Shakespeare crafts
Saturday 25 March, 10.30–11.30am, Oakdale Library
Saturday 25 March, 11am-12 noon Poole Central Library

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, retold
Saturday 25 March, 11am–12 midday, Branksome Library
Listen to the play retold for ages 7-11 and try our Shakespeare quiz.

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To book visit www.poole.gov.uk/libraries link will open in new window, Email libraries@poole.gov.uk or phone 01202 262449.

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

 
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