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interesting sculpture

This is a very interesting piece of work and well worth a short stop as you are passing by on foot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul B
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Perfect Picture spot

For all you jokers out there, this is perfect for a photo. some interesting quotes to read also. at... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2019
Benn1720
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting piece of work and well worth a short stop as you are passing by on foot. Next to Shakespears birthplace

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul B
Reviewed January 28, 2019

For all you jokers out there, this is perfect for a photo. some interesting quotes to read also. at the top of Henley street by Windsor car park, its the start of a very enjoyable walk down Henley street.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Benn1720
Reviewed January 25, 2019

This is probably one of the most photographed sites in Stratford. It's outside the birthplace museum, and must be passed by thousands. I think he's trying too hard.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L3K
Reviewed January 7, 2019

You could asily miss this if you were not looking. Its an interesting statue and worth spending a few minutes taking in all of the detail

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike F
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Interesting statue in Stratford-Upon -Avon which we saw on a New Year's visit. An interesting town to visit for many reasons.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jocko1974
Reviewed December 22, 2018

As we got out of the tour bus we were greeted by the Jester! That was a "nice" touch... It adds to the town's friendliness and is a gentle reminder of the Great Poet's connection to this place. We were told that because the character...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed November 3, 2018

This figure was a nice surprise to come across at the end of a shopping street so good to see anda chance for a sneaky photo .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank juliemM2333JM
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Take the time to wander around the park in front of the Shakespeare Theatre and view the many statues around, all taken from Shakespeare's plays.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy H
Reviewed October 18, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed October 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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