Please see information below regarding World Shakespeare Congress 2016 registration, and seminar and workshop registration.

ISA membership must be current to attend the Congress. If you are unsure whether you are a current member, please send an enquiry to To become a member of the ISA, please fill in the membership form here. Payments can be made either by cheque or by bank transaction.


Registration Information

Registration for the World Shakespeare Congress 2016 includes the following:


The following is also included in the delegate fee, by kind permission of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust:


Further special offers and discounts will be added to this list in the lead up to the Congress.

Please note – full price registration for the World Shakespeare Congress 2016 has now closed. 

Please note: For registration cancellation information, please visit the online shop terms and conditions pages at (specifically section IV point 2). If you would like further information, please contact the Congress committee on


Postgraduate Student Registration

The World Shakespeare Congress 2016 Committee is pleased to announce a limited number of discounted postgraduate student registration places. These are available at a rate of just £220, and include all benefits of the full price registration, listed above.

Please note – The discounted rate is open to current postgraduate students only. In order to receive the discounted fee, students must provide a letter from your supervisor, which confirms the following:

This must be sent to within 14 working days of completing registration, or your registration will be refunded and your place will be cancelled.

Please note – Postgraduate Student registration has now closed.


Workshop registration

Please find a list of confirmed workshops here. If you would like to find out more about each of the workshops that form part of the World Shakespeare Congress 2016, please visit the schedule page.

Workshop attendance is in addition to seminar attendance, but spaces in workshops are strictly limited, so we recommend that you register early.

Please note – Workshop registration has now closed.


Plus One Registration

The committee also recognises that delegates may travel to the Congress with partners/ friends/ companions, who you may wish to bring along to certain parts of the programme. We are therefore offering registration for this.

A limited number of ‘Plus one’ registration places are available, at a rate of £80+VAT. This provides access to:

Please note – Guests who have not registered as a ‘Plus one’, will not be allowed access to the welcome receptions, or any other part of the Congress programme. ‘Plus one’ registration is open to registered delegates only. Delegates are able to register only one guest through ‘Plus one’ registration. You will need to enter your registration number, in order to register a plus one. ‘Plus one’ registration includes access to those events listed above only. This does not provide access to the rest of the Congress programme.

Please note – Plus One registration has now closed.