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 »

Teaching Shakespeare: Readers have their say

Comment are off
In late 2016, members of the British Shakespeare Association, specifically readers of and contributors to Teaching Shakespeare, were invited via links in email newsletters and on Twitter and Facebook to complete a ten-minute online survey on their experiences of using the...
Read More »

BSA Bulletin for March 2017

Comment are off
Announcing our Honorary Fellows for 2017 The British Shakespeare Association endows two Honorary Fellowships each year. The Fellowships Committee chaired by Andrew Jarvis is now proud to announce that the BSA Honorary Fellows for 2017 are Sarah Stanton, formerly Publisher,...
Read More »

2017 Honorary Fellowships Awarded

Comment are off
The British Shakespeare Association is delighted to announce that its 2017 Honorary Fellowship Awards are to be given to Sarah Stanton, formerly Publisher, Shakespeare and early modern literary studies for Cambridge University Press,  and to the leading Shakespearean actor Adrian...
Read More »

First Impressions: Shakespeare – Lives and Works by Ole Juul Lund

Comment are off
This post is part of a series of brief, ‘first impression’ reviews of books on Shakespeare in Education. Look out for others posted to the BSA’s Education Network Blog. 15-minute reviewer: BSA Teaching Trustee Chris Green In a nutshell, this book is about: Introducing...
Read More »

Announcing the BSA and SBT Teachers’ Conference

Comment are off
Teachers’ Conference: Shakespeare and Creativity Thursday 3 August to Saturday 5 August 2017 Organised by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in collaboration with The British Shakespeare Association Venue:  The Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon Designed for teachers of...
Read More »

New Editors of the Education Network Blog

Comment are off
As of February 2017, following on from the excellent work of Dr. Sarah Olive, this blog will be jointly edited by the BSA’s two Teaching Trustees – Chris Green and Karen Eckersall. Chris is a year into his term as a co-opted Trustee for the BSA. He is a member of both the...
Read More »

Teaching Shakespeare 11 is out!

Comment are off
We are pleased to announce that the eleventh issue of Teaching Shakespeare, with ideas about teaching Titus Andronicus at GCSE, a colouring Shakespeare competition, and much else, is now available for free download. CLICK HERE TO READ THE PDF You can read back issues of Teaching...
Read More »

BSA Bulletin for January and February 2017

Comment are off
Announcing the annual conferences for 2018, 2019, and 2020 After a rigorous process of application and review, the Events Committee of the BSA is proud to announce the institutions that will host our three upcoming annual conferences and their titles. The 2018 BSA Annual...
Read More »

BSA Conferences for 2018, 2019 and 2020

Comment are off
The BSA is proud to announce its next the locations, institutional partners and themes of its next three conferences: Shakespeare Studies Today, 14-17 June 2018, Queen’s University, Belfast Shakespeare: Race and Nation, July 2019, Swansea University Shakespeare in Action, July...
Read More »

We want your opinion on Teaching Shakespeare!

Comment are off
Our Education Network magazine, Teaching Shakespeare is seeking feedback. Even if you do not know the publication well, please consider taking some time to fill out this extremely short survey: GO TO SURVEY
Read More »