Kings Lynn Shakespeare Festival
Friday 26 April 2019 - Sunday 28 April 2019
The first Kings Lynn Shakespeare Festival will celebrate the works of the Bard in workshops, performance and discussion in the very theatre where it is thought that the playwright himself performed in 1592.
The weekend will feature guests from stage and academia to honour Shakespeare’s connection with the town, with two guest performances by Sir Ian McKellen.
The festival is hosted by one of the most respected Shakespearean actors of his generation, Andrew Jarvis.
Tickets available from his website or the corn exchange.
St. George's Guildhall
Norfolk PE30 1EU
St George's Guildhall is the largest surviving medieval guildhall in England - boasting many original and rare medieval features. The first theatre production was in 1442 and was officially reopened after an ambitious restoration in 1951, marking the start of the first King’s Lynn Festival.
The nearest parking for the Guildhall is on the Tuesday Market Place or behind the Corn Exchange on Common Staithe Quay. Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. lease ensure you pay the correct fee. Current charges are available on the borough council website: https://www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/
There are stairs to the auditorium with access for those with restricted mobility via a stair climber. For further accessibility information please contact the box office on 01553 764864
All of our Guildhall festival events have reserved seats. The following seating plan is to be used as a guide only – for further details please contact the box office.
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