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2007 Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations in pictures

Shakespeare's Globe celebrated the bard's birthday a day early with a programme of free festivities starting with a procession from Southwark Cathedral.

2007 Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations in pictures
The carnival procession assembled outside Southwark Cathedral
2007 Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations in pictures
Introducing the day's festivities
Pearly King and Queen
The Pearly King of Bow Bells and Blackfriars and the Pearly Queen of the Old Kent Road
2007 Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations in pictures
The procession passes the Financial Times HQ
2007 Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations in pictures
The carnival dragon arrives at the Globe
2007 Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations in pictures
The Globe's artistic director Dominic Dromgoole welcomed revellers to the theatre

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