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The Jester appears to be the official greeter for all the tour groups that come to town as they all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Unusual and fitting

With jesters being significant in a number of Shakespeare's plays, it is fitting and fun to have a... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Jester appears to be the official greeter for all the tour groups that come to town as they all walk by him and down Henley Street to the Shakespeare Birthplace. It is a cute statue and is popular for photos.

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love the touch stone jester every time we visit l drag whoever we are with up to see him, he was given as a gift to the town, he,s not down at the park where the theatre is he is just 5 mins...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 31 August 2018

With jesters being significant in a number of Shakespeare's plays, it is fitting and fun to have a statue such as this in the town. It has pertinent quotations around the base and is almost next to the birthplace stop on the hop-on-hop-off bus tour....More

Thank lilyvictoria59
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Cute statue in the town. Think it is there because Shakespeare used to mention Jesters a lot in his works.

Thank upmost
Reviewed 24 July 2018

although i put average it is a good amusing little statue but i wuldn't travel any distance just to see it.

Thank sbush999
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The Jester statue is located a the entrance to the pedestrian walkway that leads into the main area tourist area of town. As the area is busy, it's difficult to get photos, but worth it if you are willing to be patient. This quirky statue...More

Thank quinni_224
Reviewed 10 July 2018

this is in the main Street and not to be confused with the one outside the Shakespeare Centre. It has Shakespeare quotes on the four sides from four of his plays

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I think this is a great statue in the middle of Stratford upon Avon, just a short walk from birthplace of Shakespeare. It's well designed and fun, with some interesting Shakespeare quotes on the plinth below it. It seems like a busy monument with many...More

Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 30 May 2018

If you can get to it at a quiet moment for your holiday snap it is well worth waiting for. Fabulous statue and quotes all around.

Thank RichieH281
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Just another statue in the middle og town, not my choice for admiration. I suppose he is well placed.

Thank Berit V
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