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Object of the Month: Irish Academy of Letters Medal

July’s Object of the Month could very easily be overlooked if you were to stand in Shaw’s study looking at his crowded desk and yet, like June’s Object of the Month, it represents another of Shaw’s great friendship networks and … Continue reading

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“Mrs Warren’s Profession – American Style”

Leading Shaw expert Leonard Conolly tells us more about the history of Mrs Warren’s Profession Openings of Shaw plays at Shaw’s Corner are always exciting events, but it is unlikely that the opening of Mrs Warren’s Profession will be as exciting … Continue reading

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Mrs Warren’s Profession: meet the cast!

A week away from opening night of Mrs Warren’s Profession, we thought that it was about time we gathered it’s colourful cast of characters together for you to meet. Shaw’s miniature pen portraits of Mrs Warren et all are succinct, satirical … Continue reading

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What’s happening in June!

June is always one of our favourite months here at Shaw’s Corner – the garden looks absolutely stunning, the weather is good and there are some fantastic events. June 2015 is no exception to this! On Sunday 7th June the … Continue reading

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Outdoor Theatre at Shaw’s Corner

Can there be anything more perfect than relaxing in a beautiful garden, a glass of something tempting in your hand on a lovely summer evening as you watch a play that sparkles with wit? Especially if that garden was the … Continue reading

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Object of the Month – Augustus John Portrait

One hundred years ago this weekend, George Bernard Shaw was in Ireland, sitting for his portrait at the house of Lady Augusta Gregory – leading light of the Irish Literary revival, and patron of William Butler Yeats. The artist was … Continue reading

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Gallery of the Month – Dame Laura Knight

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Object of the Month – First Night in the Stalls by Dame Laura Knight

You’ll find April’s Object of the Month hanging pride of place above the piano in the Entrance Hall. It is First Night at the Stalls by Dame Laura Knight. and it’s one of our favourite pictures here at Shaw’s Corner. … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Corner will reopen at the end of June 2015

When the curtains open after our winter clean this year, we’ll be looking out at the garden in all its summer glory. We will be reopening at the end of June 2015 with an outdoor theatre performance of Shaw’s scandalous … Continue reading

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Gallery of the Month: Ireland at Shaw’s Corner

George “AE” Russell’s lovely Irish landscape is not the only image of Ireland here at Shaw’s Corner. Here are some more objects that would have reminded both Bernard and Charlotte Shaw of their homeland.

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