School children and grown-up gamers are invited to get creative and imagine what Shakespeare’s final home may have looked like in a brand new competition using popular online block building game, Minecraft.
From press release:
Shakescraft is free to enter, and available in three different age categories; under 11’s, 12 – 16 year olds, and over 16’s. Judges are looking for Minecraft fans to design their very own version of Shakespeare’s home based on the footprint of New Place, with the most imaginative creations in with a chance to win some fantastic Minecraft and Shakespeare goodies worth £100.
The competition coincides with work starting on the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s project to transform the site of Shakespeare’s New Place into a contemporary heritage landmark in celebration of 400 years of Shakespeare’s legacy.
For details on how to enter, visit www.shakescraft.com. The competition closes on 31 August 2015, with winners announced in September.
***Please note students are to enter the competition independently, entries will not be submitted via school***