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Unique Shakespeare Retreats

Hosted by A Place to Write (North Wales,UK)

Develop your appreciation of the Bard in a relaxing, luxurious setting.

Five nights FULL BOARD in your own spacious ensuite room plus a full Shakespeare programme in a glorious setting ALL from just £895 incl VAT.

Book today for a unique, welcoming retreat in the stunning Dee Valley.

Every Unique Shakespeare Retreat offers a full programme of activities that you are free to join as a participant or as an observer - the choice is yours. Take a starring role in a reading or workshop, speak up and debate all things Shakespeare as part of the reading group, or simply sit back, relax, listen and enjoy other's voices. 


Each retreat features a combination of the following:  

  • Guided play readings each day, with subsequent discussion and analysis of key moments/scenes

  • Workshops exploring and unlocking Shakespeare's language and verse

  • Lectures and Presentations on Shakespeare's Plays and Playhouses, including the latest academic research on performances of Shakespeare's works by Candlelight

  • Opportunities for creative explorations of Art, Photography, Drama and Literature inspired by Shakespeare's works

  • In-house showing and discussion of film and TV adaptations of key texts

  • Spacious single, double or twin bedrooms with full board, free Wifi, widescreen TV, and ensuite facilities including a bath and shower - with endless hot water

OUR 2024 RETREATS include:

SEPTEMBER: 'Shakespeare's Comedies' - focusing on A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night and As You Like It

OCTOBER: 'Shakespeare's Famous Lovers' - focusing on Romeo and Juliet, Antony and Cleopatra and Much Ado About Nothing

NOVEMBER: 'Shakespeare's Tragedies' - focusing on MacbethKing Lear and Hamlet


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