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To bee or not to bee: eco-conscious Shakespeare with Rowan Tree Print

To bee or not to bee: eco-conscious Shakespeare with Rowan Tree Print

Printmaker Rowanne Anderson shares the creative process behind her natural designs for the Globe Shop  This Earth Day, we’re highlighting one of the artists behind a much-loved eco-product range in our Globe Shop: Rowanne Anderson of Rowan Tree Print… I enjoy celebrating the wit and wisdom of Shakespeare’s words, using them to make people smile. My artwork is often also influenced by nature and incorporates animals and plant designs. I try to be as kind to the environment as I can, so all of the greeting cards and envelopes are made from recycled card and everything is packaged in biodegradable or...

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Sustainable Shakespeare - going green in the Globe Shop

Sustainable Shakespeare - going green in the Globe Shop

Our Globe Shop has the environment and strong, bold design at its heart, explains Head of Retail Management, Meghan Cole   If, in the words of Greta Thunberg, governments are failing us when it comes to the climate crisis, what can we as consumers do instead? Or should retailers be stepping up? The Globe Shop is having a very good go at working through these pressing questions.  Our Shop is comparative in size to similar heritage and cultural retail outlets, and turns over roughly £1.8m a year (its boom month is July, when our Summer Season is in full swing)....

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