Who could visit Stratford Upon Avon and not think of Shakespeare?
One of the few dates I remember from school are The Laird’s, April 23rd 1564 – April 23rd 1616, so this year is the 400th anniversary of the Wordsmith’s death.
On previous visits, either in the boat or by car, I have forgotten the camera when walking through the gardens.
Hubby spotted the added bonus of an Honorary Guard at a wedding party but sadly the Happy Couple were only just visible (far right).
Bottom and Titania in willow.
Lady McBeth and Prince Hal.
Hamlet and Falstaff.
We walked around the town, did some more basic shopping for the next couple of days, and returned to base.
The share boat was just coming back after having had a pump-out ready for the changeover.
Apparently they had enjoyed the play the night before, but their tickets were for the standing room area only, so they couldn’t sit throughout the entire performance!
He may therefore have had a good time, but I’m not so sure about his wife.
All pictures in this post are my own.