Shakespeare Art Trail

Shakespeare Art Trail

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Monday 20 June - Wednesday 30 November
FREE
Shakespeare Art Trail

To mark the 25th anniversary of Shakespeare’s Globe, Better Bankside has created an immersive Shakespeare Art Trail to bring the Great Bard’s voice back to Southwark, one of his favourite haunts.

The trail illustrates the ways in which Shakespeare’s 400 year old words continue to resonate, excite and inspire the artists and creative practitioners of today with works of photography and illustration, textile and graphic design, sound and light based projections alongside street art and installations by students of Borough Academy.

Bankside has collaborated with a myriad of artists, Shakespeare’s Globe, Borough Academy, Jack Arts, Art Academy London, Bankside Gallery and a number of local businesses to create the self-guided trail.  The trail is free of charge and will be running until late September starting and ending at Shakespeare’s Globe. Scroll down for more information on the artists involved.

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As in the nature of art in the public realm, there are times when work may need to be moved or removed. Updates will be logged on this page.

Please note the Tomboy Bill and Richa Vora art pieces are currently unavailable (Oct 2022)

Discover the artists

 

2. Exit, pursued by a bear

 

4. I had rather hear – Ashton Attzs

 

6. O full of scorpions is my mind dear wife – Layla Andrews

 

8. Love sees not with the eyes – Haberdashers’ Borough Academy

 

10. We know what we are – Haberdashers’ Borough Academy

 

11. Now is the winter – Eigil Nordstrom

 

13. Lord what fools these mortals be – Haberdashers’ Borough Academy

 

15. All the world’s a stage – Gail Seres-Woolfson

 

17. A horse! A horse! – Tomboy Bill

 

19. I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it – BSL

 

12. We are such stuff as dreams are made on – Michael Fenner

 

14. If music be the food of love – Luke Embden

 

16. All that glisters is not gold

 

18. Love all, trust a few – Lana Hughes

 

20. If I lose mine honor I lose myself – Disco Dickins

 

21. Romeo Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?

 

23. What is the city but the people – Mia Warner

 

25. The course of true love never did run smooth – Richa Vora

 

22. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day – Kristina Chan
 

 

24. Blow like sweet roses in the summer air – Sian Fan

 

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