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 »

Conference 2014


The BSA Biennial Conference is a major international gathering. The next will be held at the University of Hull, 8-10 September 2016.
More about Conference 2016
Shakespeare by Routledge


Shakespeare, published by Routledge, is the Journal of the BSA and is one of the most important academic journals in the world.
Learn more about the Journal
Shakespeare in Education

Education Network

Shakespeare in Education is a news and discussion forum for all those interested in the theory and practice of teaching Shakespeare.
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Fellows & Associates

Become an Education Member for Free!

To celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday, we are offering free membership to all schoolteachers. Click here to find out more.