Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare


Temple- detail of work by Eric Fraser
Support the Temple
Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare invites donations both small or large. Donations are essential for maintaining the building and our varied calendar of events.

To make a charitable donation please donate via the Givealittle donation window below or make a bank transfer payment to CAF Bank, sort code 40-52-40, account no. 00014584. Alternatively send a cheque made payable to 'Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare Trust' to S. Bell, 3 Waterhouse Crescent, 66 Walpole Road, Teddington TW11 8TQ.

Gift Aid
Boost your donation by 25p of Gift Aid for every £1 you donate. It will not cost you any extra. Gift Aid is reclaimed by Garricks's Temple to Shakespeare Trust from the tax you pay for the current tax year. Your address is needed to identify you as a current UK taxpayer. In order to Gift Aid your donation you must complete the Gift Aid Form.

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Volunteering at Garrick's Temple
The Temple is managed and staffed entirely by volunteers and we are always pleased to recruit new Volunteer Guides who can assist with opening the Temple to the public on Sunday afternoons during the season. If you would like to enquire about volunteering, please contact us at:
Full training will be provided.

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Registered Charity No. 1107200

Patrons: Sir Geoffrey Cass, Michael Frayn, Sir Derek Jacobi, Robert Pennant Jones, Sir Ian McKellen, Trustees: Prunella Scales CBE, Claire Tomalin, Timothy West CBE.

Trustees: Professor John Davis, Hilary Dodman, Nathalie France, Rupert Nichol, Councillor Suzette Nicholson, Dermot Taylor, Paul Velluet, Professor Richard Wilson.
The line drawing of the temple in the banner is a detail from the drawing "Garrick's Temple of Shakespeare & Church at Hampton 1769" by Eric Fraser. Used here with the kind permission of Geoffrey Fraser.

Photograph 'Temple in Snow and Sunshine', Lewis Lloyd.

Photographs by kind permission of Mark Goodman and
Home page: 'View of Temple, St Mary's Church, and Garrick's Villa',‘
History page: View from the Temple steps towards the the river Thames’ and ‘Path leading to the Temple’,

Two paintings by Johan Zoffany, 'The Shakespeare Temple at Hampton House, with Mr and Mrs David Garrick' and 'The Garden at Hampton House, with Mr and Mrs David Garrick Taking Tea' , reproduced by courtesy of The Garrick Club, London,

‘Marble statue of Shakepseare by Roubiliac’, photograph reproduced by the kind permission of Calotype46.

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