Where to Eat in Stratford

With all the food options in Stratford, it can be overwhelming to know where the best places to eat are. Here is a comprehensive guide created by Grace Lester to help you get started (though this will probably not make any sense until you're in Stratford). **This is from the perspective of a vegetarian/vegan** *There … Continue reading Where to Eat in Stratford

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.

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

Words, words, words cannot express how truly wonderful this internship experience has been, but since words are all I have, they will suffice.   Three and a half months ago I remember boarding a plane having no idea what my summer was going to be like, only knowing that there was going to be a … Continue reading Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

Travel Tip #3: All Roads Lead to Stratford

The title is a bit of a misnomer, since in actuality, there are very few roads that lead to Stratford. However, through this post, I will endeavour to give you a perspective on the different options you have for travel. First, lets talk about getting into England. There are quite a few airports in England, … Continue reading Travel Tip #3: All Roads Lead to Stratford

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” No, because they’re awful.

Three words: No air conditioning. Because England has a typically temperate to cool climate, air conditioning is simply not a priority over here. If you talk to a Brit about the lack of A/C in the country, they will tell you that it is unnecessary because it only gets hot for like one day out … Continue reading “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” No, because they’re awful.

‘Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in [Provo] anymore.’ – Living in Stratford-upon-Avon

Living in town so rich with history, tradition, and Shakespeare, there is never a lack of something to do. We have loved our time in this town and thought we would share some of our favorite things to do outside of work. One thing we quickly discovered was our love for taking walks. While this … Continue reading ‘Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in [Provo] anymore.’ – Living in Stratford-upon-Avon