Stir Up Shakespeare

Stir Up Shakespeare!

Activities for young people at home, using easy-to-find materials.

Minimal adult input for some activities.

Satisfying projects for those looking for a challenge.

Relevant to the plays of William Shakespeare.

Contributions from theatre professionals.

Discover the roots of real tasks in live theatre.

Action, Recipes, Costume, Poetry, Performance, Design, Dance, Music, Props and History

Go, Philostrate,
Stir up the Athenian youth to merriments;
Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth;

Theseus, Duke of Athens
'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
Act 1 Scene 1


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Stir up Shakespeare Activities

Costume Activities


Look the part.

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Design Activities


Create the look.

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History Activities


Exploring Tudor times.

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Performing Activities


Action, words, music and dance.

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Props Activities


Fakery fun.

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Featured Activities

New activities added regularly.

Romeo and Juliet: The 'Kiss' Sonnet
Romeo and Juliet: The 'Kiss' Sonnet
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Tudor Rose Pizza
Tudor Rose Pizza
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