Take a magical journey through 100 years of theatre-making in Stratford-upon-Avon with our award-winning interactive exhibition.

  • Swan Cafe, Swan Theatre

    Stratford-upon-Avon

Our buildings remain closed for now, in line with government guidance, including our restaurants, cafes, tours and hire services. We are working on events and activity, including upcoming productions of The Winter’s Tale and The Comedy of Errors. We look forward to welcoming you back to Stratford soon. Find out more


Costume Design Activity Trail in The Play's The Thing

family activities in The Play's The Thing

Activity for ages 7 - 9

Help Francis the Pig find the prop thief by following the hidden clues around the exhibition. Solve the mystery and save the play!

Activity for ages 10+

You are a trainee designer on your first job at the RSC. Use the exhibition as inspiration to design a costume for the next big Shakespeare production. Choose colours, textures and setting, using your imagination to bring the production to life.

Activities are free of charge with your exhibition ticket.