York Literature Festival in association with Baillie Gifford

Sonnet Walks 2018

Sonnet Walks 2018 – York Shakespeare Project

“Not marble, nor the gilded monuments
Of princes shall outlive this powerful rhyme”

Take a guided walk around the byways of York City Centre, encounter a series of colourful characters from present day York, hear some of Shakespeare’s most loved verse…

There will be two walks each evening led by a guide around a carefully chosen route. Along the way your group will meet an array of different performers each with a story to share. The walks will last about an hour.

The walks are aimed at those aged 14+ but may be enjoyed by younger folk with the right support from their accompanying adult.


“A joy from start to fin.” 

“These Sonnet Walks bring Shakespeare back to the people”

York Press about YSP’s 2014 and 2017 Sonnet Walks


Friday 20th July to Saturday 28th July. Evenings 6.15pm and 6.30pm. Matinees 12 noon and 12.15pm (Sat only)

Price: £6, 14 – 17 years old £4, Under 14s FREE (2 per adult).

Performance starts from York Theatre Royal Patio.

Tickets: here


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