Excursion to Kronborg Castle, Elsinore (10 June):
See a short film about Kronborg Castle here:http://www.provector.dk/video/?p=33493&cid=189&pl=14031
We will be leaving Lund by coach at noon. A light, packed lunch (suitable for consumption on the coach) will be provided, plus a brief talk underway on Beowulf, Hamlet, Dowland and other local heroes. The journey includes a short journey by ferry (about 15 to 20 minutes) from Helsingborg to Elsinore.
14:00-15:00: time to stroll, buy coffee, visit the gift shop etc. English-speaking actors play sequences of Hamlet all over the castle all day.
15:00-16:00: ‘In Hamlet’s World’: dramatized guided tour of Kronborg Castle.
16:00-17:00: a unique opportunity to sit in on the early rehearsals for Hamlet, in an English-speaking production directed by Lars Romann Engel for HamletScenen’s Shakespeare Festival (2-19 August, 2017). Read more about the Shakespeare Festival 2017 here: http://hamletscenen.dk/en/homepage
17-17:30: Lars Romann Engel tells us about his Hamlet and about his work as Artistic Director of HamletScenen.
18:00: the coach leaves Elsinore, going by way of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Airport and the Øresund Bridge back to Sweden and Lund.