Welcome to this website that tells the amazing story about Sir Francis Bacon, Shakespeare and Hermes Stella, and many other veiled mysteries.

Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Baron Verulam of Verulam, Viscount St Alban, the celebrated English Renaissance philosopher, author, poet, orator, scientist, jurist, politician, statesman and Lord Chancellor (1618-21), gave us an initiatic method by which a Golden Age on Earth might be achieved.

The method is above all imaginative, poetic and artistic as well as scientific, the aim being to create a living work of art just as Nature and the Universe is a work of art. It is also a treasure hunt, or game of hide and seek.

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The Wisdom in Shakespeare Evening, 'Exploring the Wisdom in Love's Labour's Lost,' is to take place on Thursday 9 March 2017 in Stratford-upon-Avon. Please book beforehand, as we keep these groups small so as to enable good discussion.

We have decided to cancel the Wisdom of Shakespeare Weekend, 'Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny is Dead!' ('Julius Caesar') on 27-28 May 2017, as friends are finding it too close to our other Wisdom of Shakespeare weekend, 'Does the Asp Win?' ('Anthony and Cleopatra') on 10-11 June 2017, when the actor-director-producer Mariana Sagasti from Uruquay will be joining Peter Dawkins in co-leading the event.

This website is a work in progress. As Bacon said: "Nothing is finished until all is finished."

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