This year, coinciding with the London 2012 Olympic Games, the World Shakespeare Festival makes its way to the capital and will be an ongoing event between April and November 2012. The World Shakespeare Festival is a celebration of the Bard’s life and work organized by The Royal Shakespeare Company and is part of the London 2012 festival – an extravaganza that showcases the country and capital to the world as nations gather for sport’s greatest event, The Olympics. If you’re either a sports fan or a theatre aficionado, Londonis where your pilgrimage ends.