Shakespeare’s hometown a magnet for fans of the bard

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Shakespeare’s hometown a magnet for fans of the bard

Stratford-upon-Avon marks 400 years since Shakespeare died
ABOVE: A portrait of William Shakespeare appears in the Third Folio. The first four folios of Shakespeare’s collected works will be auctioned May 25. BELOW: Shakespeare’s family home has been restored to look as it would have when he was 10 years old in the 16th century. Four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare is taking Stratford-upon-Avon to new heights as a tourist destination.
The first four folios of Shakespeare’s collected works are displayed at Christie’s in London. The four folios will be auctioned May 25 and are expected to go for more than $1.5 million.
William Shakespeare’s family home has been restored to look as it would have when he was 10 years old in the 16th century. Four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare is taking Stratford-upon-Avon to new heights as a tourist destination.
A bust of William Shakespeare sits above the famous British playwright’s grave at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

Shakespeare’s hometown a magnet for fans of the bard

ABOVE: A portrait of William Shakespeare appears in the Third Folio. The first four folios of Shakespeare’s collected works will be auctioned May 25. BELOW: Shakespeare’s family home has been restored to look as it would have when he was 10 years old in the 16th century. Four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare is taking Stratford-upon-Avon to new heights as a tourist destination.
The first four folios of Shakespeare’s collected works are displayed at Christie’s in London. The four folios will be auctioned May 25 and are expected to go for more than $1.5 million.
William Shakespeare’s family home has been restored to look as it would have when he was 10 years old in the 16th century. Four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare is taking Stratford-upon-Avon to new heights as a tourist destination.
A bust of William Shakespeare sits above the famous British playwright’s grave at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
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