Nottingham Shakespeare Society

Events Programme 2017 - 2018

All meetings take place at
The Nottingham Mechanics,
3 North Sherwood Street

...and begin at 7:00pm. Scroll to the botton of the page for a location map.


September 12th

Sometimes in Britain, sometimes in Italy - A look at Shakespeare's (and his contemporaries') use of national settings

Talk by our President David Dunford MA

September 26th

"The Winter's Tale"

Reading arranged by Trisha Lloyd

October 10th

"The Winter's Tale"

Talk by Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam University)

October 24th

"Julius Caesar”

Reading arranged by Anthony Rice

November 7th

“Julius Caesar”

Talk by Dr Ben Parsons (University of Leicester)

November 21st

“All's Well That Ends Well”

Reading by Nottingham High School Students

December 5th

“All's Well That Ends Well”

Talk by Sarah Olive (University of York)

December 19th

Members’ Evening


January 9th


Talk by Peter Kirwan (University of Nottingham)

January 23rd


Reading arranged by Sandra Appleton

February 6th

"Twelfth Night"

Reading arranged by Douglas Travers

February 20th

”Twelfth Night"

Talk by William Ruff

March 6th

"The Alchemist"

Talk by Matthew Steggle (Sheffield Hallam University)

March 20th

"The Alchemist"

Reading arranged by Alan Lloyd

April 3rd

The Sonnets

Talk by Ben Burton (Nottingham High School)

April 17th

What did Shakespeare actually write?

Talk by Les Wilkinson

April 24th

Annual Birthday Buffet

May 8th

Poetry, Prose and Music

Presented by Alan Lloyd and Sandra Appleton

May 15th

Annual General Meeting

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