UPDATE: Prince Charles and Camilla's will visit Stratford later this month - Clarence House confirms
CHARLES and Camilla will be in Stratford-upon-Avon for the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations later this month, it has been confirmed today, Friday.
Clarence House has released details this morning of the Royal visit on Saturday, 23rd April, to mark the 400th anniversary commemorations of Shakespeare's death.
As revealed earlier on www.stratford-herald.com, Prince Charles will visit the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's New Place and the newly-restored Tudor Nash's House next door, before touring Holy Trinity Church which houses Shakespeare's grave.
Later in the day, he and Camilla will be in the audience for Shakespeare Live!, a special show at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre that will be presented by David Tennant and shown live on BBC Two.
In keeping with previous years, throughout the weekend there will be a wide range of activities planned for the town, including the traditional Shakespeare Birthday Parade at 10.15am.
A comprehensive 48-page special Herald supplement celebrating all things Shakespeare and a list of activities for Stratford’s big weekend is available in this week’s paper, on sale now.