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On Saturday 27 April, the Dukes, Lancaster will host a charity Shakespeare event, raising money for the Twins Appeal.

Staff from the department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University will present short talks, and there will be informal readings and workshops, as well as a book and cake sale.

Shakespeare Poster (1)

Admission: A donation to the Twins Appeal.

Event Timetable:

12.00: Arrival – readings/cakes/books


13.00: Paper – Where there’s a Will: Shakespeare’s Birthdays (Professor Alison Findlay)

13.20: Paper – The filming of the Shrew (Dr Kamilla Elliot)

13.40: Questions


13.50: Break


14.10 Bingo Dragon Workshop


14.40: Paper – Shakespeare and Spin (Dr Hilary Hinds)

15.00: Paper – Exchange and National Identity in Shakespeare (Dr Liam Haydon)

15.20: Questions


15.50: Paper Shakespeare’s outlaws on land and sea (Dr Liz Oakley-Brown)

16.10: Paper – ‘Whoever thought the old play had so much blood in it’: Reading the Bloody Scottish Play (Dr Stephen Curtis)

16.30: Questions


16.40-17.40: Blue Dragon Workshop


The event will be followed by a perfomance of Macbeth: The Final Rehearsal by Bingo Dragon. 7.30pm.

To book for the performance please call: 01524 598 500. http://www.dukes-lancaster.org/book-tickets