Archaeological excvation of the Curtain theatre, Shoreditch  (c) MOLA

Dig Shakespeare open day at the Curtain theatre

The Archaeology Space, Hewett Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3NZ

FREE Just drop in!

Pop along to this open day and visit the archaeological excavations of the Curtain playhouse, one of Shakespeare’s earliest London theatre venues in Shoreditch. Explore the rich theatrical past of The Stage.

What's happening?

  • Public tours of the dig at 10.00, 11.00, 14.00 and 15.00
  • Theatrical family workshops with The Malachites, Shoreditch's Shakespeare Company
  • Family sessions excavating artefacts in dig boxes using archaeologists’ tools
  • Handle real objects found on the site

There are activities for adults and families. Everyone is welcome!

This is a Shakespeare400 event, as part of The Stage Shoreditch community archaeology programme.