Oxford, the world-renowned holiday destination is the city where multiple events, shows and celebrations are organized throughout the year. Various anniversaries are celebrated here to provide a mesmerizing holiday experience to visitors and encourage them to visit again and again. Last year 2015 and in this New Year 2016, Oxford celebrates many anniversaries such as 40th anniversary of Museum of Oxford, 50th anniversary of Modern Art Oxford, 150th anniversary of Oxford Brookes’ university and many more.
During the celebration, visitors will see large crowd of people actively participating in several activities and enjoying a lot. Various programs and activities are organized during the celebrations to commemorate the history, recollections and memories associated with anniversary of particular person, place or a thing.
This time, Oxford City is going to mark the 400th anniversary of Britain’s most renowned and influential playwright Shakespeare’s death in 2016. Shakespeare Oxford 2016 will celebrate an array of exciting programme, activities and events to celebrate his life, work, masterpieces and legacy throughout the country. This is the perfect time for the fans as during the celebrations, they will come to know about the unknown story of Shakespeare’s mature years as being the famous writer.
To commemorate 400 years since Shakespeare’s death in 1616, Oxford is organizing a connected series of programs, public performances, creative activities, exhibitions, poetry, concerts, talks and youth projects from March until December. Leading artists and famous actors from different nooks of the globe are welcomed to celebrate and memorialize the Shakespeare’s work and legacy during the quatercentenary year.
This year long festival is being organized by English Faculty, Oxford University Press, Bodleian Library, Blackwell’s and Experience Oxfordshire. Great artists and actors stage some of the most iconic and popular work of Shakespeare throughout the celebration. Hence, visitors will be going to enjoy a lot in events spanning workshops, music, dance, discussion series, plays and etc.
If you are the ardent fan of Shakespeare and wants to know some exciting things about his life and work then don’t miss the golden opportunity to become a part of this biggest celebration of 400th anniversary of his death.