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The Grahamstown Foundation

Projects » Shakespeare Society of Southern Africa

Encouraging the appreciation of William Shakespeare's works, particularly in Southern Africa. The Shakespeare Society strives to serve the interests of a wide variety of sectors, from school pupils, students and teachers, to ordinary Shakespeare enthusiasts, academics, theatrical people and cultural workers.

The aims of the Shakespeare Society are:

  • To encourage and stimulate the appreciation of William Shakespeare's works, particularly in Southern Africa
  • To enrich the study of Shakespeare in schools, technikons, training colleges and universities
  • To stimulate interest in Shakespeare among the general public by means of productions, readings, lectures, courses, seminars and conferences
  • To promote and maximise usage of the Shakespeare Tavern, situated within the 1820 Settlers' National Monument, for the enjoyment of Patrons in a Shakespearean atmosphere of good fellowship
  • To establish an information centre covering research, publications, translations and performances of Shakespeare's works
  • To publish and distribute appropriate literature on Shakespeare
  • To establish and maintain liaison with other organisations with similar aims
  • To provide travel assistance to Shakespeare scholars, producers and performers
  • To keep members informed about the activities of the Society

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