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Shakespeare’s Sutton: the old and the new
April 30, 2022 @ 14:30 - 16:00Free
This short walk around part of Sutton Coldfield town centre, led by Dr. Mike Hodder, will describe the town as Shakespeare might have seen it. What was already old by his time, and what was relatively new? We will look at buildings, streets and other features.
Dr Mike Hodder has been researching the archaeology of the Sutton Coldfield area, above and below ground, for many years. He is an Honorary Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, and President of the Friends of Sutton Park Association.
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Shakespeare in Sutton has been made possible thanks to generous support from several funders and many volunteers and supporters in kind.
We are especially grateful for grants from the Royal Sutton Coldield Town Council, Active Arts – Sutton Arts Forum, Magic Little Grants and Making a Difference Locally.
Our thanks go to a generous private benefactor.
We also acknowledge our gratitude to the very many FOLIO supporters who have helped in a whole variety of ways, including Kerry Osbourne, Csilla Vass, Tyndallwoods, Ann Marie Howden, Najm Clayton, Charles Mundye, Mike Hodder, Jane McArdle and Rachel Hunter Rowe (Mrs History), Stella Thebridge, Matthew Barker, Jaskirt Boora, Joe Cook, Marian Baxter, Julie Rennison, Claire Marshall, Amelia Brown, Donna Spurlock, Melanie, Christina Brown, Faye Michaela, Sarah Stokes.