Happy Birthday Mr Shakespeare!

Following on from Lauren’s blog yesterday about our connection to William Shakespeare, we thought it only right that we wish him well on his birthday!

There is always great celebration in honour of William’s birthday here in Warwickshire. On Saturday the parade took place with hundreds of people processing through the streets and passing through Trinity Church to pay their respects to our local hero. There is a great video here shared by the Stratford Herald.  There is also lots of information and photos on the main event website.

Charlecote took part in this parade in 2011 and 2010 (our busy free-entry weekend meant we were unable to this year). There is always a great atmosphere in the town and people from all over the world take part. Continue reading