Shaw's Corner

A view of Shaw's Corner from the bottom of the garden looking up from the flower beds to the house

Country home of playwright Bernard Shaw for 44 years

More about this place

George Bernard Shaw's photo of Auguste Rodin's bust of the playwright

Shaw and Rodin: A Creative Dialogue 

A new exhibition explores Shaw's relationship with Auguste Rodin, marking the centenary of the sculptor's death. Highlights include Shaw's own photographs of his Rodin busts, taken in the garden at Shaw's Corner.

Upcoming events

Widowers' Houses

Fri 22 Jun 2018
18:30-21:30
Shaw said of this play that "nobody will find it a beautiful or lovable work.....the author .. is dragging up to the smooth surface of "respectability" a handful of the slime and foulness of its polluted bed, and playing off your laughter at the...

On the Rocks

Fri 20 Jul 2018
18:00-21:30
Join us for an evening in the Prime Minister's Office for an evening of Shaw's biting wit in this political satire.
Shaw's Corner

History

Shaw's Corner

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Visitors and volunteers in the garden

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Shaw's Corner

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Shaw's Corner on the National Trust Collections website