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The Jester

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 293127
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Oh well.

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Berit V
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Moss, Norway
Eyecatching and distinctive.

Given to the town by a local millionaire and sculpted by an international sculptor at his studio... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
guidegwen
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average26%
  • Poor1%
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Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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+44 1789 293127
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"shakespeare centre"
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"photo opportunity"
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"shakespeare's birthplace"
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"bronze statue"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given to the town by a local millionaire and sculpted by an international sculptor at his studio about 7 miles from Stratford. Read the quotations round the plinth and look at the smile on the Juster's face. Never tire of seeing him.

Thank guidegwen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This statue of the jester is at the end of Henley Street! We found him while walking around and had a laugh - it reminded us that Shakespeare had a sense of humour sometimes!

Thank casswife
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

While on our visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, we passed this statute and admired the details and complexity of the materials. This provided a great place for us to take some group photos and revel in the history and see the many wonderful sites throughout this city....More

Thank Dave46033
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

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

Thank SueJennings
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Reviewed 9 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 31 October 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 26 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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