Access and Environmental Consciousness at the Trust

One of the first things I found myself amazed with at the Trust is the level of consciousness regarding the inclusion of people with a variety of needs and care for the environment. The Trust has taken great steps to make Shakespeare accessible to everyone. Some of these steps are hearing loops systems included, free … Continue reading Access and Environmental Consciousness at the Trust

‘Learn to know [them] now’: Interviews with the Learning Team

Hello there! As promised in my last post, this post is all about getting to know the Learning and Participation team. Unfortunately, I did not have the time or opportunity to interview everyone in the department, so I opted for the people that future Education interns will likely be working with. These people are Nick, … Continue reading ‘Learn to know [them] now’: Interviews with the Learning Team

The course of [an internship] never did run smooth . . .

. . . but I'm here to help your internship run as smoothly as possible. Alright you guys, welcome to the best internship in the world. Seriously. I can say this because I've done other internships, and this is by far the most rewarding one I've ever had. And not just because it's in England … Continue reading The course of [an internship] never did run smooth . . .

“This Our Life, Exempt from Public Haunt”: Life as a Digital Intern

One thing I wish I had known more about before starting this internship were the ins-and-outs of the projects that Digital Interns get up to - aka, I wanted to know less about “fancy official sounding terms fit for a CV” and more of “what will I actually be spending each of my days doing?” … Continue reading “This Our Life, Exempt from Public Haunt”: Life as a Digital Intern

Top 10 Things I Love about England

1. Hall’s Croft. This is one of the Shakespeare family homes that the SBT cares for, and I love it more than life itself. The pied wagtail in all his wingèd glory 2. Birds. Ok, I don’t know what it is, but the birds here seem 100% happier than the birds in Utah. Everywhere I … Continue reading Top 10 Things I Love about England

“I do love nothing in the world so well as you,” she said to the newsletter.

When I tell people back home that I’m working at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the two most common follow-up questions are: “So you’re going to be acting in Shakespeare plays?” and “The Shakespeare what?” But I don’t blame them. If you’d have asked me one year ago what the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust was, I’d have … Continue reading “I do love nothing in the world so well as you,” she said to the newsletter.