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Celebrating William Shakespeare Y&\ SOUth Kersing SIOLIL COIITE 7@ Y&\ SOUth Kersing SIOLIL COIITE 7@ | SHAKESPEARES WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Celebrate Shakespeare's birthday month by exploring his legacy through art and design at V&A South Kensington. Don't miss the Performance Festival at V&A South Kensington, centred each year around Shakespeare’s birthday, a thrilling ten-day programme celebrating theatre and performance in all its forms. Explore Shakespeare ▸ Performance Festival ▸ SHAKESPEARE IN THE COLLECTIONS SHAKESPEARE'S FIRST FOLIO Uncover the mysteries held within a 400-year-old copy of the first collected edition of Shakespeare's plays. Without this extraordinary book, several of his best-loved plays would have been lost. Watch now ▸ GREATER SHAKESPEARE Discover treasures from the Prints and Drawings collection at a free talk with a curator, including this playful homage to the iconic London Underground design with characters from Shakespeare's plays. Find out more ▸ SHAKESPEARE IN CERAMICS Shakespeare's timeless plays have inspired numerous ceramic designs found in V&A South Kensington's collections, such as this dish with printed decoration of scenes from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Take a closer look ▸ SHAKESPEARE IN JEWELLERY A shell cameo brooch with a gold frame from 1840 depicts Ariel, the magical spirit in Shakespeare’s play 'The Tempest', with a large feather in his left hand on the back of a flying bat.  Discover more ▸ PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL Friday 19 April - Sunday 28 April From mesmerizing performances to interactive workshops, immerse yourself in a celebration of all things theatre and performance with special events across V&A South Kensington. Find out more ▸ You received this because you’re subscribed to our 'This month' emails or Read our privacy notice here All images are © Victoria and Albert Museum, London unless otherwise stated. Image 6. 'Red Ladies', Clod Ensemble. Photo Jessica Jordan-Wrench This has been sent by the V&A, London SW7 2RL. We hope you will visit again soon.
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