Underneath the portrait of William Shakespeare in a stained-glass window in Stationers’ Hall runs the inscription ‘He was not for an age but for all time’. Four hundred years after his death, we look at Shakespeare’s enduring legacy, both in print and in performance.
Last evening saw Stationers’ Hall fill for the Annual Lecture. The fans thronged the stage door, or rather, Members and their guests enjoyed a drinks reception in the Stock Room, in excited anticipation of what this year’s lecturer, Libby Purves OBE, would say in addressing her topic Content providers in the age of Discontent.
Last week the Friends of St. Paul's held their annual lecture at Stationers’ Hall. Their Patron, the Duchess of Gloucester, was also present at the event and was greeted by our Master and Clerk. You can read about the event in the Master's Blog here.
(From left to right: Gordon Christiansen, Geraldine Allinson, Jon Drori CBE & Emma Smith)
The superb panel of speakers, moderated by Liveryman Gordon Christiansen, at the Pathways to Digital Citizenship DMG event last night gave attendees much to ponder.
Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce its plans to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Over the weekend of 23-24 April 2016, specially created short films of each of Shakespeare's plays will be shown on screens along the banks of the Thames.