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4 January 2021 - 3:00pm - 7 January 2021 - 4:15pm
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Add to Calendar 2021-01-04 15:00:00 2021-01-07 16:15:00 Shakespeare Retreat: Othello We are welcoming in the New Year with the seventh of our annual Shakespeare study retreats. This year, we explore Othello.  This sell-out event follows on from successful retreats on The Merchant of Venice in 2020, Macbeth in 2019 and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 2018. Discussions taking place at the 2019 Macbeth retreat. Programme This year we are joined again by a distinguished group of retreat leaders and contributors, including: Reverend Dr Paul Edmondson - Head of Research and Knowledge, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Professor Sir Stanley Wells CBE FRSL - Former Life Trustee (1975-2017) and former Chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (1991-2011); Emeritus Professor of Shakespeare Studies of the University of Birmingham; Honorary Emeritus Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company Dr Amanda Piesse - Formerly Lecturer in English Literature and Children's Literature, Trinity College Dublin Dr Rowan Williams PC FBA FRSL FLSW – Former Archbishop of Canterbury (2002 to 2012) Participants will be exploring the spiritual, psychological and literary aspects of the play, and learning about the role of music in Shakespearean productions, past and present, whilst enjoying the hospitality of a three-night stay at the Lodge. The programme includes a series of reflections from our retreat leaders, film screenings, breakout study groups, evening readings, a guided walk through Windsor Great Park and panel discussions. Participation Places for this event have sold out, however we warmly welcome all registrations of interest in attending and we will add you to our waiting list. For further information about the event, contact Emily Gow, Programme Officer, on 01784 497781 or by emailing egow@cumberlandlodge.ac.uk. Cumberland Lodge info@cumberlandlodge.org.uk Europe/London public
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We are welcoming in the New Year with the seventh of our annual Shakespeare study retreats. This year, we explore Othello. 

This sell-out event follows on from successful retreats on The Merchant of Venice in 2020, Macbeth in 2019 and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 2018.

Discussions taking place at the 2019 Macbeth retreat.

Programme

This year we are joined again by a distinguished group of retreat leaders and contributors, including:

  • Reverend Dr Paul Edmondson - Head of Research and Knowledge, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
  • Professor Sir Stanley Wells CBE FRSL - Former Life Trustee (1975-2017) and former Chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (1991-2011); Emeritus Professor of Shakespeare Studies of the University of Birmingham; Honorary Emeritus Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Dr Amanda Piesse - Formerly Lecturer in English Literature and Children's Literature, Trinity College Dublin
  • Dr Rowan Williams PC FBA FRSL FLSW – Former Archbishop of Canterbury (2002 to 2012)

Participants will be exploring the spiritual, psychological and literary aspects of the play, and learning about the role of music in Shakespearean productions, past and present, whilst enjoying the hospitality of a three-night stay at the Lodge.

The programme includes a series of reflections from our retreat leaders, film screenings, breakout study groups, evening readings, a guided walk through Windsor Great Park and panel discussions.

Participation

Places for this event have sold out, however we warmly welcome all registrations of interest in attending and we will add you to our waiting list.

For further information about the event, contact Emily Gow, Programme Officer, on 01784 497781 or by emailing egow@cumberlandlodge.ac.uk.

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