Holy Trinity Church
Church / England / Stratford-upon-Avon / Travel

Holy Trinity Church

So… Today started with a delicious – and traditional – English breakfast (read here), followed by a visit to Anne Hathaway’s cottage and gardens (read here). After the tour of the beautiful gardens (which appeared even greener under the sun), we quickly made our way to the Royal Shakespeare Company in order to watch the production of Wendy … Continue reading

English Breakfast at Linhill
British / England / Food / Homecooked Meals / Stratford-upon-Avon

English Breakfast at Linhill

So… Today we woke up early for an 8:30am breakfast – as a class we were going to meet Charlotte Mills, the actress playing Tinkerbell in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Wendy and Peter Pan. Breakfast consisted of a choice between vegetarian or traditional English. The traditional English breakfast consisted of beans (on toast), mushrooms, … Continue reading

Hobsons Patisserie
British / Cafe / England / Food / Stratford-upon-Avon

Hobsons Patisserie

So… Today we arrived at Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace, for a weekend stay. Our main item on the itinerary was to see the Royal Shakespeare Company’s performance of Wendy and Peter Pan, but earlier today we toured the town and visited Shakespeare’s Houses (read here). Given time for a break after the tour, some of us decided … Continue reading

Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare’s Houses
England / Museum / Stratford-upon-Avon / Travel

Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare’s Houses

So… Today our class woke up early in the morning in order to catch our early train to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. We would only be staying for one night, but we had watched a play the night before and gotten back home after 11pm so we were all justifiably sleep-deprived from packing the night before. … Continue reading