Welcome to the British Shakespeare Association

The British Shakespeare Association is a professional association of teachers, researchers, theatre practitioners, writers and enthusiasts. The BSA is a registered charity and its aims are educational – ‘to promote and foster a better understanding of Shakespeare and his work’. Read more about us »

Shakespeare Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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2014 marks the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. Join the V&A from April 21st to May 4th to celebrate the life and works of the world’s most famous playwright with a special programme of talks, performances, screenings, tours, workshops, special activities and themed...
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The future of Shakespeare in education: MOOCs in action

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The second of the two Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs)s on Shakespeare is now under way, and in case you fancy trying it out, is still open for enrolment. The first, the Shakespeare Institute’s Hamlet MOOC, has finished, though it’s to be hoped that it will run...
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Teaching Shakespeare volume 5

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Volume 5 of the BSA magazine ‘Teaching Shakespeare’ is now available to download for free from the website. This issue, focusing on facilitating access to Shakespeare, includes pieces by Kristin Hall, Catherine Fletcher, Chloe Stopa-Hunt, Hannah Bailey, Amelia...
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