Shakespeare Lives in 2016

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 to Saturday, 30 April 2016

Join us in celebrating 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with our range of exciting events and activities from 23 April. Events and activities are open to all. 

Saturday, 23 April 2016


Date & Time

Books and DVDs display on Celebrating Shakespeare
Explore our contemporary Shakespeare collection. Also introduce your child to shakespeare through graphic novels retold in modern day English


20 - 30 April 2016

Film Screening  
Watch BAFTA nominee Maxine Peake's "HAMLET" and participate in discussions and interactive activities on the movie

23 April 2016 16:00 to 19:00

Online quiz 
Relive the bard's creations with our quiz on his plays and their bollywood adaptations. Open for all age groups.
Click here to access the quiz

20 – 27 April 2016

Drawing contest for children 
Children re-create shakespeare's looks in the 21 century. Open for kids between 8-15 years. Submit your entries to Susan Chettri at before Wednesday 27 April 2016

18 – 27 April 2016

Saturday, 30 April 2016



Date & Time

Theatre workshop for teenagers on Shakespeare
Discover Shakespeare with our workshop for teens involving a dramatised reading of dialogues form the plays, their modern interpretation and representation.
To register contact :

30 April 2016 10:00 to 13:00

Women in Shakespeare
Reading through the lens of gender - Reading Shakespeare's characters: rhetoric, ethics and identity
To register contact :

Saturday 30 April - 5:00pm to 6:00 pm

For registration and queries please write to Susan Chettri at