Shakespeare for Fun


Where and when

We meet in the afternoon of the first Wednesday of the month at the Deborough Town Football Club.

Other information

If you are interested in Shakespeare's plays why not come and join us, new members are very welcome.

Contact details

Ernie Parsons   email:


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Shakespeare for Pleasure – August/September

Shakespeare for Pleasure We are currently reading “The Comedy of Errors” and shall then  watch the DVD performance. As our August meeting will precede the newsletter, we’re not sure where we’ll have reached by September’s meeting. Give me a ring to find out or just  come along to the Langton Room at 2 pm on Wednesday 5 […]

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – December/January

Other commitments prevent us meeting in December, but we’ll be back in January to complete reading “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and to watch the DVD of it in performance. We’re a small but welcoming group.  Why not come along and meet us in the Bowden Room at 2 pm on 10 January 2018? Contacts: Phyllis […]

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – September meeting

When we meet on the 13th September we will finish reading Macbeth and start to watch the DVD.  Last month when we started reading the play, we were given parts and everyone enjoyed being an actor.  However, we do need a few more ‘actors’, so if you enjoy Shakespeare’s plays, do come and join us. […]

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – July meeting

On Wednesday, 12th July, we will start to read Macbeth.  There will be a brief introduction with handouts summarising each act.  If you are interested, do come along – newcomers are always welcome!  Phyllis Lord.

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – June meeting

On Wednesday, 14th June, we will watch the final act of Cymbeline – a very interesting play.  Having finished reading all of Shakespeare’s plays, and as small numbers in our group present some problems, we will spend the rest of this meeting reviewing what we do.  So, if you are interested in Shakespeare’s plays, do […]

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – April meeting

On 12th April we exceptionally meet at Lubenham.  We hope this will be the only occasion to do so, but we will soon finish reading Cymbeline and then start watching the DVD.  Do please contact me if you would like any information on our group.  Phyllis Lord.

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – February & March meetings

We started to read ‘Cymbeline, King of Britain’ at our meeting on the 8th February in the Bowden Room.  Our guide ‘Shakespeare in a Nutshell’ tells us it’s a comedy which has ‘a besieged Princess, a subtle villain and a fiendish queen, a banished lover and a bedroom scene’.  Sounds fun!  If you’d like to […]