A Week of British Cultural Delights in the Centre of Dubrovnik!
A Week of British Cultural Delights in the Centre of Dubrovnik!

During the last five years, The British have been the most frequent guests in Dubrovnik, and through the partnership of a number of Dubrovnik’s cultural and tourist institutions, and led by the City of Dubrovnik, the cultural program ˝British Week˝ was created in order to thank everyone who has already visited our city or who has yet to decide to come.


From June 27th to July 3rd a rich program has been prepared – exhibitions, performances, brilliant British movies in the Jadran summer cinema, a musical program, a double -decker bus at Pile, and other surprises.


The Mayor of Dubrovnik Andro Vlahušić will open ˝British Week˝ on Monday, June 27th in the atrium of the Monastery of St. Clare where there will be an exhibition called ˝Focusing on the British and Dubrovnik˝, as well as a traditional English breakfast.


A wealth of cultural events has been organized for ˝British Week˝, celebrating the rich culture of the United Kingdom, as well as present-day achievements of Britons who have left their mark in the world – from the 400th anniversary of the death the grandiose Shakespeare and the play Hamlet which will be performed in English during the ˝Midsummer Scene Festival˝ in the magical Fort Lawrence, to the review of British films to be shown in the Jadran summer cinema, and the photo exhibition by Bari Goddard called ˝Midsummer Scene / Night Dubrovnik˝.


The British and Dubrovnik are also linked through many legends, the most famous of which is that of Richard the Lionheart and his visit to Lokrum, to which the exhibition ˝Lokrum Legends – Richard the Lionheart + the Benedictines˝ is dedicated and which is scheduled to open on the mystical island of Lokrum on July 3rd, representing the highlight of ˝British Week˝.


You will also be able to experience the British custom of drinking tea in Dubrovnik because during ˝British Week˝, tea will be served at Pile in an authentic British Double Decker from 5 to 9 pm.


˝British Week˝ ends on Sunday, July 3rd with a concert by ˝The Beatles Revival Band˝, in the spirit of the greatest British band of all time – The Beatles, held in front of the Church of St. Blaise beginning at 10 pm.

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