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400 years on: Stratford-upon-Avon honours local boy William Shakespeare

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400 years on: Stratford-upon-Avon honours local boy William Shakespeare

<p>Where better to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death on Saturday than in his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon!</p> <p>Thousands of people poured onto the streets to pay tribute to England’s greatest playwright,beloved throughout the world. </p> <p>And all of this on St George’s Day – England’s national day.</p> <br /> <br /> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="fr"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">PM: This St George’s Day, let’s celebrate "this blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England." <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Shakespeare400?src=hash">#Shakespeare400</a><a href="https://t.co/SWJZVEoEKW">https://t.co/SWJZVEoEKW</a></p>— UK Prime Minister (@Number10gov) <a href="https://twitter.com/Number10gov/status/723810227221458944">23 avril 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p>