Shakespeare is reborn at Sheffield libraries

Children got to grips with a literary giant at free workshops in Sheffield.

Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 6:00 am
Writer nik Perring conducts a Shakespeare workshop for young writers at Sheffield Central Childrens Library

The Central Children’s Library in Surrey Street was one of the first in the city to host Shakespeare-themed activities during the Easter school holidays.

Visitors took part in writing workshops and games as they discovered more about the famous poet and playwright, 400 years after his death.

Writer nik Perring conducts a Shakespeare workshop for young writers at Sheffield Central Childrens Library

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The free events will continue until the end of March at the following libraries:

Highfield Library, Wednesday, March 23, 1pm; Chapeltown Library, Thursday, March 24, 1pm; Hillsborough Library, Wednesday, March 30, 1pm; and Ecclesall Library, Thursday, March 31, 1pm.

To book a place visit www.sheffield.gov.uk/libraries. Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult.

A Tudor trail is taking place through the Central Library building on Thursday, March 24, from 10am to 2pm. No booking required. And gaming sessions for children over five will be held at various city libraries this week.

Writer nik Perring conducts a Shakespeare workshop for young writers at Sheffield Central Childrens Library
Writer nik Perring conducts a Shakespeare workshop for young writers at Sheffield Central Childrens Library
Writer nik Perring conducts a Shakespeare workshop for young writers at Sheffield Central Childrens Library
Writer nik Perring conducts a Shakespeare workshop for young writers at Sheffield Central Childrens Library
Writer nik Perring conducts a Shakespeare workshop for young writers at Sheffield Central Childrens Library