Play Cart


The Play Cart is free to use and available all day for family and friends to enjoy together.

It is full of fun activities like how to make a mask, creating a crown or sketching a scene. You could also borrow a book and take time out to read a Shakespeare story together.

It's available to use all day in the Swan Reading Room and the Riverside Café.

In the Swan Reading Room you will also find board games to play from chess and draughts to connect four and puzzles.  There is a game to be played to suit any age.


Family Workshop

Family Workshop

Discover Shakespeare's stories in our Story Garden

The Story Garden


Play in a day

Join us for the day to create your own version of Hamlet.

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0844 800 1110
Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm

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