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The Jester

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 293127
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Lighten the spirits!

This monument is FUN! Reminds everyone that life can be less stressed and that Shakespeare had a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SueJennings
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
A bit of whimsy!

Right at the end of Henley street, you will meet this charming character. In essence, his pose... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Azurewaters14
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Sydney
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Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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+44 1789 293127

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This monument is FUN! Reminds everyone that life can be less stressed and that Shakespeare had a sense of humour! You need to stand further away to take in the whole statue

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Right at the end of Henley street, you will meet this charming character. In essence, his pose captures much of the humour contained in Shakespeare's writings - you can't miss him!

Thank Azurewaters14
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Situated at the far end of the famous "Henley Street",you come across the statue of the Jester,which to me personally is just another nondescript street statue,and one that I wouldn't go out of my way to see,although some might attach significance to it,not impressed!

Thank IAN W
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We stumbled upon the Jester while walking in the bustling Henley Street. What an interesting statue and how appropriate and fitting. Enjoy it!

Thank pasowine
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

if you are touring the centre of Stratford, then it's almost inevitable that you will visit Henley Street, so go to the western end and spend a few minutes with The Jester. its light-hearted composition captures the humour in much of the Bards writing.

Thank MedEngland
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had just visited Shakespeare's birthplace and spotted this statue at the end of the road. We both had our photos taken to add to the vast collection of photos taken during our visit to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Thank Sandra W
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is interesting, But no special effort is needed to see. You can spot it just walking around the square. I was lucky enough on one of my trips their was a young mime dressed up as a Jester and doing some juggling and the...More

Thank Perry H
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

So close to Shakespeare's birthplace all tourist there should make a point to grab a quick selfie with this little guy.

Thank sparky221
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Cool Statue and quotes good for a picture. Not a must but if you have the time why not. Remember, he wrote some good comedies too!

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Not much to say really. It's a statue, made me smile, inscribed with quotes from Shakespeare plays but that's about it. Quick photo stop then move on.

Thank MalcH
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